Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.
Measurement of volume of air inhaled or exhaled by the lung.
Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
Measure of the maximum amount of air that can be expelled in a given number of seconds during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination . It is usually given as FEV followed by a subscript indicating the number of seconds over which the measurement is made, although it is sometimes given as a percentage of forced vital capacity.
A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.
The volume of air that is exhaled by a maximal expiration following a maximal inspiration.
The rate of airflow measured during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination.
A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).
Measurement of the amount of air that the lungs may contain at various points in the respiratory cycle.
The maximum volume of air that can be inspired after reaching the end of a normal, quiet expiration. It is the sum of the TIDAL VOLUME and the INSPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME. Common abbreviation is IC.
The amount of a gas taken up, by the pulmonary capillary blood from the alveolar gas, per minute per unit of average pressure of the gradient of the gas across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
Measurement of the maximum rate of airflow attained during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviations are PEFR and PFR.
Pathological processes involving any part of the LUNG.
The administration of drugs by the respiratory route. It includes insufflation into the respiratory tract.
Any disorder marked by obstruction of conducting airways of the lung. AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION may be acute, chronic, intermittent, or persistent.
Any hindrance to the passage of air into and out of the lungs.
The volume of air contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inspiration. It is the equivalent to each of the following sums: VITAL CAPACITY plus RESIDUAL VOLUME; INSPIRATORY CAPACITY plus FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY; TIDAL VOLUME plus INSPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus functional residual capacity; or tidal volume plus inspiratory reserve volume plus EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME plus residual volume.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Agents that cause an increase in the expansion of a bronchus or bronchial tubes.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Measurement of rate of airflow over the middle half of a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination (from the 25 percent level to the 75 percent level). Common abbreviations are MMFR and FEF 25%-75%.
Diseases of the respiratory system in general or unspecified or for a specific respiratory disease not available.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Difficult or labored breathing.
The airflow rate measured during the first liter expired after the first 200 ml have been exhausted during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviations are MEFR, FEF 200-1200, and FEF 0.2-1.2.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
The volume of air remaining in the LUNGS at the end of a maximal expiration. Common abbreviation is RV.
Enlargement of air spaces distal to the TERMINAL BRONCHIOLES where gas-exchange normally takes place. This is usually due to destruction of the alveolar wall. Pulmonary emphysema can be classified by the location and distribution of the lesions.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
An autosomal recessive genetic disease of the EXOCRINE GLANDS. It is caused by mutations in the gene encoding the CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRANSMEMBRANE CONDUCTANCE REGULATOR expressed in several organs including the LUNG, the PANCREAS, the BILIARY SYSTEM, and the SWEAT GLANDS. Cystic fibrosis is characterized by epithelial secretory dysfunction associated with ductal obstruction resulting in AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION; chronic RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS; PANCREATIC INSUFFICIENCY; maldigestion; salt depletion; and HEAT PROSTRATION.
The total volume of gas inspired or expired per unit of time, usually measured in liters per minute.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Post-systolic relaxation of the HEART, especially the HEART VENTRICLES.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The physical or mechanical action of the LUNGS; DIAPHRAGM; RIBS; and CHEST WALL during respiration. It includes airflow, lung volume, neural and reflex controls, mechanoreceptors, breathing patterns, etc.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
These include the muscles of the DIAPHRAGM and the INTERCOSTAL MUSCLES.
The hemodynamic and electrophysiological action of the left HEART VENTRICLE. Its measurement is an important aspect of the clinical evaluation of patients with heart disease to determine the effects of the disease on cardiac performance.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
Physiologically, the opposition to flow of air caused by the forces of friction. As a part of pulmonary function testing, it is the ratio of driving pressure to the rate of air flow.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
The volume of air remaining in the LUNGS at the end of a normal, quiet expiration. It is the sum of the RESIDUAL VOLUME and the EXPIRATORY RESERVE VOLUME. Common abbreviation is FRC.
Measurement of intracardiac blood flow using an M-mode and/or two-dimensional (2-D) echocardiogram while simultaneously recording the spectrum of the audible Doppler signal (e.g., velocity, direction, amplitude, intensity, timing) reflected from the moving column of red blood cells.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
A diverse group of lung diseases that affect the lung parenchyma. They are characterized by an initial inflammation of PULMONARY ALVEOLI that extends to the interstitium and beyond leading to diffuse PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Interstitial lung diseases are classified by their etiology (known or unknown causes), and radiological-pathological features.
Measure of the maximum amount of air that can be breathed in and blown out over a sustained interval such as 15 or 20 seconds. Common abbreviations are MVV and MBC.
Laboratory tests used to evaluate how well the kidneys are working through examination of blood and urine.
Tests involving inhalation of allergens (nebulized or in dust form), nebulized pharmacologically active solutions (e.g., histamine, methacholine), or control solutions, followed by assessment of respiratory function. These tests are used in the diagnosis of asthma.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The exchange of OXYGEN and CARBON DIOXIDE between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood that occurs across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
The capability of the LUNGS to distend under pressure as measured by pulmonary volume change per unit pressure change. While not a complete description of the pressure-volume properties of the lung, it is nevertheless useful in practice as a measure of the comparative stiffness of the lung. (From Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p562)
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Measurement of the volume of gas in the lungs, including that which is trapped in poorly communicating air spaces. It is of particular use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Period of contraction of the HEART, especially of the HEART VENTRICLES.
Therapeutic exercises aimed to deepen inspiration or expiration or even to alter the rate and rhythm of respiration.
A sudden, audible expulsion of air from the lungs through a partially closed glottis, preceded by inhalation. It is a protective response that serves to clear the trachea, bronchi, and/or lungs of irritants and secretions, or to prevent aspiration of foreign materials into the lungs.
The exercise capacity of an individual as measured by endurance (maximal exercise duration and/or maximal attained work load) during an EXERCISE TEST.
Inflammation of the large airways in the lung including any part of the BRONCHI, from the PRIMARY BRONCHI to the TERTIARY BRONCHI.
The act of breathing with the LUNGS, consisting of INHALATION, or the taking into the lungs of the ambient air, and of EXHALATION, or the expelling of the modified air which contains more CARBON DIOXIDE than the air taken in (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed.). This does not include tissue respiration (= OXYGEN CONSUMPTION) or cell respiration (= CELL RESPIRATION).
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of the RESPIRATORY SYSTEM. It is especially concerned with diagnosis and treatment of diseases and defects of the lungs and bronchial tree.
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
Physiological processes and properties of the RESPIRATORY SYSTEM as a whole or of any of its parts.
A quaternary ammonium parasympathomimetic agent with the muscarinic actions of ACETYLCHOLINE. It is hydrolyzed by ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE at a considerably slower rate than ACETYLCHOLINE and is more resistant to hydrolysis by nonspecific CHOLINESTERASES so that its actions are more prolonged. It is used as a parasympathomimetic bronchoconstrictor agent and as a diagnostic aid for bronchial asthma. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1116)
Controlled physical activity which is performed in order to allow assessment of physiological functions, particularly cardiovascular and pulmonary, but also aerobic capacity. Maximal (most intense) exercise is usually required but submaximal exercise is also used.
The amount of BLOOD pumped out of the HEART per beat, not to be confused with cardiac output (volume/time). It is calculated as the difference between the end-diastolic volume and the end-systolic volume.
Curves depicting MAXIMAL EXPIRATORY FLOW RATE, in liters/second, versus lung inflation, in liters or percentage of lung capacity, during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviation is MEFV.
The excision of lung tissue including partial or total lung lobectomy.
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Noises, normal and abnormal, heard on auscultation over any part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT.
A short-acting beta-2 adrenergic agonist that is primarily used as a bronchodilator agent to treat ASTHMA. Albuterol is prepared as a racemic mixture of R(-) and S(+) stereoisomers. The stereospecific preparation of R(-) isomer of albuterol is referred to as levalbuterol.
Recording of change in the size of a part as modified by the circulation in it.
Tendency of the smooth muscle of the tracheobronchial tree to contract more intensely in response to a given stimulus than it does in the response seen in normal individuals. This condition is present in virtually all symptomatic patients with asthma. The most prominent manifestation of this smooth muscle contraction is a decrease in airway caliber that can be readily measured in the pulmonary function laboratory.
A pathological accumulation of air in tissues or organs.
The act of BREATHING out.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.
Persistent abnormal dilatation of the bronchi.
Measurement of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood.
PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.
Failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. (Stedman, 25th ed)
The lung volume at which the dependent lung zones cease to ventilate presumably as a result of airway closure.
Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.
A process in which normal lung tissues are progressively replaced by FIBROBLASTS and COLLAGEN causing an irreversible loss of the ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream via PULMONARY ALVEOLI. Patients show progressive DYSPNEA finally resulting in death.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
The extra volume of air that can be expired with maximum effort beyond the level reached at the end of a normal, quiet expiration. Common abbreviation is ERV.
The lower right and left chambers of the heart. The right ventricle pumps venous BLOOD into the LUNGS and the left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood into the systemic arterial circulation.
The measurement of frequency or oscillation changes.
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.
Spirometric technique in which the volume of air breathed in the right and left lung is recorded separately.
Absence of air in the entire or part of a lung, such as an incompletely inflated neonate lung or a collapsed adult lung. Pulmonary atelectasis can be caused by airway obstruction, lung compression, fibrotic contraction, or other factors.
Material coughed up from the lungs and expectorated via the mouth. It contains MUCUS, cellular debris, and microorganisms. It may also contain blood or pus.
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  • Spirometry confers limited value for identifying small-airway disorders (SADs) in early-stage COPD, which can be detected with impulse oscillometry (IOS) and endobronchial optical coherence tomography (EB-OCT). Whether IOS is useful for reflecting small-airway morphological abnormalities in COPD remains unclear. (dovepress.com)
  • To compare the diagnostic value of spirometry and IOS for identifying SADs in heavy-smokers and COPD based on the objective assessment with EB-OCT. (dovepress.com)
  • More advanced staging of COPD was associated with greater abnormality of IOS and spirometric parameters. (dovepress.com)
  • The combination of IOS (Fres and R 5 -R 20 ) and spirometric parameters (FEV 1 % and MMEF% predicted) contributed to a further increase in the diagnostic value for identifying SADs in early-stage COPD. (dovepress.com)
  • Small airway wall area percentage (Aw% 7-9), an EB-OCT parameter, correlated significantly with Fres and R 5 -R 20 in COPD and heavy-smokers, whereas EB-OCT parameters correlated with FEV 1 % and MMEF% in advanced, rather than early-stage, COPD. (dovepress.com)
  • IOS parameters correlated with the degree of morphologic abnormalities of small airways assessed with EB-OCT in COPD and heavy-smokers. (dovepress.com)
  • Fres and R 5 -R 20 might be sensitive parameters that reliably reflect SADs in heavy-smokers and early-stage COPD. (dovepress.com)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by airway chronic inflammation and incompletely reversible airflow limitation. (dovepress.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to compare the self-efficacy and quality of life parameters of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD)patients who underwent pulmonary rehabilitation with and without Tai Chi elements incorporated in the exercise component in a General Out-patient setting. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • PRP is a formal pulmonary rehabilitation program consisted of physical training including warm up and cool down exercise and aerobic exercises in addition to breathing control exercises, safety precautions for physical training, Thera-Band strengthening exercises and overview of COPD management. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Aims To relate these structural characteristics with lung function parameters in healthy subjects, smokers with normal spirometry and patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (bmj.com)
  • Methods We performed FCFM in 20 never smokers, 20 smokers with normal spirometry and 23 patients with COPD who required bronchoscopy for clinical reasons. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusions This is the first FCFM study to describe in vivo microscopic changes in the airways and alveoli of patients with COPD that are related to lung function impairment. (bmj.com)
  • Are the relationships between the ex vivo structural changes and lung function that characterise Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) reproducible in vivo using a novel endoscopic microscopy view? (bmj.com)
  • given that FCFM was safe and well tolerated during routine bronchoscopy, these results pave the way for future in vivo structure-function interventional studies in COPD. (bmj.com)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complex disease characterised by small airway fibrosis and parenchymal tissue destruction with loss of lung elastic recoil (emphysema) that leads to gas trapping and progressive airflow limitation, 1 as well as by central airway (chronic bronchitis) and pulmonary vasculature changes. (bmj.com)
  • A normal DLCO helps to rule out exercise-induced O2 desaturation, but those with a low DLCO and COPD need exercise measurements to confirm desaturation. (flypmedia.com)
  • The measurement of operating lung volumes ( i.e. end-expiratory (EELV) and end-inspiratory lung volumes) during exercise is relevant to the understanding of the impairment-disability interface in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 8 . (ersjournals.com)
  • Objective: The main aim of the present study is to evaluate the semantic language abilities of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) compared to normal group. (scirp.org)
  • Moreover, we found that the percentile of COPD patients that performed in the deficient range was significantly higher compared to normal distribution. (scirp.org)
  • Conclusions: Our findings indicate that our group of COPD patients is more prone to present semantic language impairments compared to normal group while low blood oxygen levels were associated with reduced performance on BNT, PPVT and semantic verbal fluency tests. (scirp.org)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disease characterized by the presence of airflow obstruction secondary to emphysema or chronic bronchitis [1]. (scirp.org)
  • The diagnosis of COPD is based on a typical history of persistent and progressive symptoms, a risk factor for COPD and an assessment of physiologic measures of lung function [4]. (scirp.org)
  • BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complex multisystemic disorder of public health interest. (bvsalud.org)
  • METHODS: Patients recruited had clinical and spirometry diagnosis of COPD. (bvsalud.org)
  • The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. (bvsalud.org)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common respiratory disorders in the elderly population [ 1 ]. (medsci.org)
  • These results suggest that adiponectin plays a proinflammatory or pulmonary-destructive role in the pathogenesis of COPD. (medsci.org)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, imposing substantial and rising economic and social burdens [ 5 ]. (kjim.org)
  • Spirometry is helpful in assessing breathing patterns that identify conditions such as asthma , pulmonary fibrosis , cystic fibrosis , and COPD . (wikipedia.org)
  • Spirometry The proportion of COPD patients with spirometry measurements increased from 24 % in 1995-96 to 41 % in 2003-04 (fig 1). (zanran.com)
  • Lung function changes from baseline to the last pulmonary function test in the normal spirometry/normal diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide ( D LCO ) group and normal spirometry/low D LCO group comparing individuals who did not develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to those who did. (ersjournals.com)
  • Lung function is physiologically divided into and to provide comprehensive treatment guide- four volumes: expiratory reserve volume, inspira- lines aimed at decreasing COPD-related morbid- tory reserve volume, residual volume, and tidal volume. (pdfmedarticles.com)
  • Asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) overlap (ACO) is characterized by the coexistence of features of both asthma and COPD and is associated with rapid progress and a poor prognosis. (springer.com)
  • We sought to explore the plasma levels of biomarkers associated with asthma (periostin, TSLP and YKL-40), COPD (NGAL) and their possible correlation with lung function, the bronchodilator response and radiographic imaging in patients with asthma, COPD and with features of ACO. (springer.com)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a systemic progressive inflammatory disease resulting from an abnormal inflammatory response to noxious stimuli. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Chronic airway inflammation is the pathophysiologic hallmark of both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchiectasis. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affect a large section of whole population and is also one of the risk factors of PPCs in the perioperative setting. (bvsalud.org)
  • Studies showed the perioperative nebulization of ipratropium bromide could increase the lung function and decrease the incidence of postoperative pneumonia in COPD patients underwent thoracic surgery. (bvsalud.org)
  • Background: This document provides clinical recommendations for the pharmacologic treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (bvsalud.org)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complex condition with pulmonary and extra-pulmonary manifestations. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We studied 2164 clinically stable COPD patients, 337 smokers with normal lung function and 245 never smokers. (biomedcentral.com)
  • COPD patients were slightly older than controls and had more pack years of smoking than smokers with normal lung function. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is defined by the presence of poorly reversible airflow limitation [ 1 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Background Early diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with latent pulmonary hypertension (PH) and cor pulmonale is important because the prognosis of this condition is poor. (go.jp)
  • Although typically seen in the context of COPD, bullae may occasionally be noted as isolated findings within normal lung parenchyma and are not always associated with airflow obstruction. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Bronchiectasis-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overlap presents a possible clinical phenotype of COPD, but it is unclear why it develops in a subset of patients. (dovepress.com)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is highly prevalent and a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. (dovepress.com)
  • Although hypersensitivity to Aspergillus fumigatus ( A fum ) was not measured here, two other studies have reported on the higher prevalence of A fum sensitization in COPD and its association with worse lung function. (dovepress.com)
  • While formal pulmonary function testing is not often (if ever) performed in the ED, many patients with a history of COPD, asthma, CHF, sarcoidosis, etc, have had pulmonary function testing performed in the past. (barakservicos.com)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) are debilitating conditions of the lung and are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. (spie.org)
  • Inclusion of greater number of pulmonary vessels in the lung volume is important for the development of computer assisted diagnostic tools because the physiological changes of COPD can result in quantifiable anatomic changes in pulmonary vessels. (spie.org)
  • Background: The prognostic role of the arterial blood gas tension of carbon dioxide (PaCO2) in severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) remains unknown. (diva-portal.org)
  • OBJECTIVE To review the diagnosis, assessment of severity, and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and to address the systemic manifestations associated with COPD. (cfp.ca)
  • Spirometry is essential for diagnosis of COPD and should be integrated into primary care practice. (cfp.ca)
  • The forced expiratory flow at 25 and 75% of the pulmonary volume/forced vital capacity ratio (FEF 25-75 /FVC) as a spirometry parameter has been successful in the early diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the methacholine challenge test for assessing airway responsiveness.To determine the accuracy of FEF 25-75 /FVC for the classification of spirometry lung disease. (ac.ir)
  • Eighty subjects with clinical diagnosis of COPD and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) were entered into this case-control study. (ac.ir)
  • Final diagnosis of COPD and IPF was confirmed according to patient's history, pulmonary function test, computed tomography of the lungs, and histopathology (in IPF subjects). (ac.ir)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes[5]. (grin.com)
  • With this background, this study was undertaken to determine the pulmonary function parameters in patients of diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) with COPD or asthma. (grin.com)
  • 1. To evaluate the status of pulmonary functions ( pulmonary function tests - spirometry with reversibility, DLCO, lung volumes including total lung capacity, residual volume, residual volume / total lung capacity) in diabetics (NIDDM) with COPD or asthma. (grin.com)
  • 2. To correlate the pulmonary functions (DLCO and lung volumes) with severity of airflow limitation in diabetics (NIDDM) with COPD or asthma. (grin.com)
  • We hypothesized that a larger difference between VC and FVC (VC-FVC) would predict impaired exercise capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (riverinaromantics.com)
  • It is used to: Diagnose obstructive lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (riverinaromantics.com)
  • 8 ) founded that there was no association between HGS and spirometric lung function result, as assessed by the predicted forced expiratory volume percent in 1 s (FEV 1 %) among moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (amegroups.com)
  • Lung function tests help in checking for conditions like COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), sarcoidosis, asthma and lung tissue scarring. (targetwoman.com)
  • Recently, it was reported that the deterioration in pulmonary function associated with the development of chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is directly related to both the duration of the smoking habit and the number of pack-years consumed. (scielo.br)
  • 1,2 A better understanding of how the smoking habit influences the deterioration in respiratory mechanics would be useful in the precocious diagnosis of COPD, which is usually obtained only in the later stages when respiratory function is already impaired. (scielo.br)
  • Chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma result in dyspnea (difficulty breathing) and ventilation deficiency, a condition known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (medpdfarticles.com)
  • Objective:This study aims to investigate the concentrations of interleukin(IL)?8 and IL?17 in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD),and analyze their correlations with clinical parameters. (njmu.edu.cn)
  • Methods:We recruited 109 patients with lung peripheral nodules who visited the Zhongda Hospital Affiliated to Southeast University between Dec.1st 2017 and May 30th 2018,including 79 patients with stable COPD,17 smokers with normal lung function,and 20 healthy non?smokers. (njmu.edu.cn)
  • Smoking history inquiry,COPD assessment test(CAT),modified Medical Research Council(mMRC)dyspnea index score were collected while spirometry,chest computed tomography and bronchoscopy were performed in all subjects. (njmu.edu.cn)
  • Q. Can FEV 1 values be used to classify Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? (priory.com)
  • 70% i.e. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD]) was 2.37 (1.43, 3.91) when compared with the highest group. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Compare these with parameters derived from a simulated airway restriction exercise. (adinstruments.com)
  • In normal respiratory function, the air flows in through the upper airway, down through the bronchi and into the lung parenchyma (the bronchioles down to the alveoli) where gas exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen occurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conventional detection methods of airway impairments are conducted using a pulmonary function test known as Spirometry, which requires strenuous breathing maneuvers [4]. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • As previous research conducted by our group has indicated, parameters of the equivalent electrical circuit models of the human respiratory system along with those of the IOS measurements have proven to be valuable in the diagnosis of patients with central and peripheral airway obstruction [11-13]. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • mean age 59.7 years) participated in a lung function screening project by providing demographic data, including smoking status and known airway conditions and performing spirometry with a Vitalograph, a spirometry screening device. (frontiersin.org)
  • For instance, P. aeruginosa has been linked to more pronounced airway inflammation and poorer lung function [9,10]. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Checking for the development of obstructive conditions where there is airway narrowing, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (personneltoday.com)
  • Background: pulmonary function can change with age for normal individual's .Spirometric measurement for the ratio of forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), the forced vital capacity and the ratio (FEV1/FVC) can reveal airway obstruction and the consequence change in pulmonary performance. (iasj.net)
  • Munakata M., Ohe M., Homma Y. and Kawakami Y. Pulmonary dysanapsis, methacholine airway responsiveness and sensitization to airborne antigen. (ac.ir)
  • It is more sensitive than forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV(1)) for detecting abnormal airway function and correlates closely with structural lung damage in children with cystic fibrosis, which shares features with primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD). (nih.gov)
  • Assessments of clinical characteristics, spirometry, IOS and EB-OCT were performed. (dovepress.com)
  • Prevalence and clinical correlates of pulmonary arterial hypertension in progressive systemic sclerosis. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Complete the same exercises as performed in a clinical assessment of ANS function. (adinstruments.com)
  • This two-day 'hands-on' course is designed for health professionals who conduct spirometry testing in industrial and clinical settings. (abcspirometrytraining.com)
  • Impulse Oscillometry is a patient-friendly test that has been proven to be more sensitive than Spirometry in clinical settings. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • It has also been proven to be of valuable and clinical significant due to the fact that it can track pulmonary function over a period of time [12, 13, 15]. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Measurement of lung function is a well established part of pulmonary medicine, and lung function parameters are used in the diagnosis of respiratory diseases, assessment of clinical status and drug treatment response, as well as in surveillance of patients with a chronic pulmonary disease. (bmj.com)
  • The importance of the issue is due to the close relationship between lung function and morbid obesity , analyzed a large sample of subjects of both sexes, which condition their clinical situation and are likely to improve with weight reduction . (omicsonline.org)
  • Apart from clinical examination and determination of lung function, the most important instrument in the diagnosis of ILD is high-resolution computer tomography. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • For individual visit, spirometry and sputum culture will be performed, and BEs will be meticulously captured from clinical charts and history inquiry, with the final decisions adjudicated following group discussion. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Furthermore, the association between the 'core microbiota' and clinical parameters (i.e. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • However, previous studies suffered from relatively small sample size and lack of comprehensive sets of clinical parameters for further analyses. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 2 Furthermore, there is growing interest in phenotyping the disease not only based on clinical characteristics but also on genetic, molecular and cellular parameters. (dovepress.com)
  • The measurement of cardio-circulatory and gas-exchange parameters during phy- sical exercise - the so-called ergo spirometry or cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPX) - as a basis of pathophysiological and clinical research has a long tradition in Cologne. (mpg.de)
  • Chapter 5 - Valid Test Chapter 6 - Interpretation of Results and Clinical Correlation Chapter 7 - Clinical Examples Chapter 8 - Other Pulmonary Function Tests Chapter 9 - Medical/Respiratory Surveillance and Longitudinal Changes Chapter 10 - Controversial Topics Chapter 11 - Building a Program to Ensure High Quality Spirometry Results Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are non-invasive tests that evaluate the respiratory function, essentially how well the lungs are working. (barakservicos.com)
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a clinical syndrome through which vasoconstriction and remodeling of the pulmonary vascular bed lead to marked increases in pulmonary vascular resistance, pulmonary arterial pressure, exercise intolerance, and in many cases, premature death ( 10 ). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Diabetic lung involvement is best characterized as a loss of physiological reserves ( 10 ) since in most reports the measured indexes fall well within 80% of the reference value, i.e., within the normal range of clinical testing that ordinarily would not prompt further diagnostic evaluation. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • FEF 25-75 /FVC is helpful in diagnosing difficult cases such as mixed-type spirometry or spirometry results that are not matched with clinical findings and require lung volume measurement. (ac.ir)
  • To evaluate the level of self-reported adherence to physical therapy recommendations in pediatric patients (6-17 years) with cystic fibrosis (CF) and to ascertain whether the different levels of adherence correlate with pulmonary function, clinical aspects, and quality of life. (scielo.br)
  • Moderate: FEV 1 is 50-79% of the predicted value after medication: Severe : FEV 1 is 30-49% of the predicted value after medication: Very severe : FEV 1 is below 30% of the predicted value after medication: Source: NICE clinical guideline CG101: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s. (france-metallurgie.com)
  • This study aimed to evaluate muscle oxidative function during exercise in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients (pALS) with non-invasive methods in order to assess if determinants of reduced exercise tolerance might match ALS clinical heterogeneity. (nature.com)
  • Inefficient skeletal muscle O 2 function, when flanking the impaired motor units recruitment, is a major determinant of pALS clinical heterogeneity and working capacity exercise tolerance. (nature.com)
  • Heart failure (HF) is a clinical syndrome characterized by dyspnea, fatigue, and poor exercise capacity due to insufficient cardiac function. (biomedsearch.com)
  • We aimed to determine the differences in clinical outcomes and hemodynamic parameters of children with dengue shock syndrome post restrictive and liberal fluid resuscitation. (magiran.com)
  • then we analyzed the clinical outcomes and hemodynamic parameters between two groups. (magiran.com)
  • Most cases of dyspnea result from asthma, heart failure and myocardial ischemia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial lung disease, pneumonia, or psychogenic disorders. (aafp.org)
  • Generally, intrinsic causes are from lung parenchyma diseases that cause inflammation of scarring of the lung tissue, such as interstitial lung disease or pulmonary fibrosis, or from having the alveoli air spaces filled with external material such as debris or exudate in pneumonitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoking is also a risk factor for combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE), rheumatoid-arthritis associated interstitial lung disease (RA-ILD), pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP), acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP), and diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) in Goodpasture syndrome. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Besides chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary emphysema, and lung cancer, this group of diseases includes smoking-related interstitial lung disease (SR-ILD). (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The term interstitial lung disease (ILD) is used for a category of diseases characterized by damage to the pulmonary interstitial tissue (sometimes involving alveolar epithelium and pulmonary blood and lymph vessels). (aerzteblatt.de)
  • However, maximum expiratory effort by patients is necessary to determine lung function using spirometry and flow-volume curve measurements. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Lung function measurements such as IOS, spirometry, maximum expiratory flow-volume curve and single N2 washout were done preoperatively. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Lung function measurements and pulmonary CT scans were obtained in all participants. (bmj.com)
  • Airflow and lung volume measurements can be used to differentiate obstructive from restrictive pulmonary disorders, to characterize severity, and to measure responses to therapy. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Measurements are typically reported as absolute flows and volumes and as percentages of predicted values using data derived from large populations of people presumed to have normal lung function. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Spirometric measurements were obtained at nursery and daycare centers by experienced pediatric pulmonary function technicians. (nih.gov)
  • Spirometry and blood sampling, including measurements of plasma adiponectin, were performed for 3,253 subjects aged 40 years or older who participated in a community-based annual health check-up in Takahata, Japan from 2004 to 2006. (medsci.org)
  • Lung volumes Spirometry Measurements and their combinations measure various lung and Terminology capacities such as functional residual capacity Spirometry measures the rate at which the (FRC), inspiratory capacity, and VC. (pdfmedarticles.com)
  • All participants underwent blood collection, lung function measurements, bronchodilator response tests and high-resolution CT. (springer.com)
  • Without a documented daily accuracy check, your spirometry measurements are useless, no matter how accurate you believe your spirometer to be. (personneltoday.com)
  • Comparing the spirometry measurements with previous measurements on a test subject is the most valuable information that can be gained from a spirometry test. (personneltoday.com)
  • 11. Alipour B, Hosseini SZ, Sharifi A, Ansarin K. Influence of Anthropometric Measurements in Lung Function in Patients With Asthma. (iabcr.org)
  • Lung function measurements were performed between 08:00 and 16:00 hours. (who.int)
  • None of the lung function measurements correlated with age or age at diagnosis. (nih.gov)
  • One of the primary spirometry measurements is FVC, which is the greatest total amount of air you can forcefully breathe out after breathing in as deeply as possible. (france-metallurgie.com)
  • No significant difference was detected between spirometry and impulse oscillometry measurements before and after exercise challenge in subjects with rhinitis alone. (france-metallurgie.com)
  • The study comprised a questionnaire, dynamic and static lung function measurements, single-breath CO diffusion capacity, chest radiographs and HRCT in 79 individuals. (ilo.org)
  • A flow-volume loop spirogram is another way of displaying spirometry measurements. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • Examples are: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, of which there are several types Sarcoidosis Eosinophilic pneumonia Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis Conditions specifically affecting the interstitium are called interstitial lung diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • METHODS: Spherical 1.3 microm diameter ferrimagnetic iron oxide particles were inhaled by 17 healthy volunteers (40-65 years), 15 patients with sarcoidosis (SAR), 12 patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and 18 patients with chronic obstructive bronchitis (COB). (biomedsearch.com)
  • In idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), the antifibrotic drugs pirfenidone and nintedanib can delay disease progression. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare and serious disease characterized by progressive lung-function loss. (riverinaromantics.com)
  • A normal FEV1 makes irreversible obstructive lung disease unlikely whereas a normal FVC makes restrictive disease unlikely. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Restrictive impairment was diagnosed in a worker if the observed FVC was found to be less than the LLN (5th percentile) of FVC (which was calculated according to the regression equation using the worker's age and height) associated with a normal FEV1 /FVC ratio 3 . (indmedica.com)
  • A spirometry record with FEV1 /FVC ratio less than the LLN for that subject was categorized as having an obstructive pattern(3). (indmedica.com)
  • Record spirometry signals and analyze these to derive dynamic respiratory paramenters, such as forced expired volume in 1 second (FEV1). (adinstruments.com)
  • Capable of recording inhalation and exhalation parameters such as minute ventilation and tidal volume, as well as PIF, PEF, FVC and FEV1. (adinstruments.com)
  • A simple parameter, FEV1 , is considered the most indicative measure of lung function. (spirometry.com)
  • In practice, the value of FEV1 can reduce up to 20% compared to the values measured under normal conditions (*1-2). (spirometry.com)
  • Most suprisingly, the full recovery of lung function, and return to normal values ​​of FEV1, can take a long time, generally from a minimum of 5 weeks to several months (*1). (spirometry.com)
  • The pulmonary parameters recorded included Peak Expiratory Flow Rate (PEFR), Forced Expiratory Flow {FEF (25-75%)}, Forced Expiratory Volume in One Second (FEV1), Forced Vital Capacity (FVC), FEV1: FVC. (iabcr.org)
  • These parameters can be different for different race /ethnic and gender.Methods: Pulmonary function test were carried out on 29normal male and 37 normal female the test parameters were FEV1 and FVC from which the ratio of FEV1/FVC %was calculated in relation to age. (iasj.net)
  • At this time however, the preponderance of evidence and opinion is in favor of the LLN so the recommendation has to be for those interpreting pulmonary function tests to use the LLN for all reference values, including the FEV1/FVC ratio, unless there are clear and overwhelming reasons not to. (barakservicos.com)
  • 3. Forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) and forced vital capacity (FVC) are measured during a pulmonary function test. (riverinaromantics.com)
  • Pulmonary functional capacities, vital capacity (VC), forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) and maximum voluntary ventilation (MVV) of 493 top athletes belonging to 15 different sports disciplines and of 16 sedentary individuals were studied. (riverinaromantics.com)
  • In this study, the data were obtained from 250 volunteers with standard recording protocol in order to detect and classify pulmonary diseases into normal, obstructive and restrictive. (thescipub.com)
  • A handout on this topic is available at http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/shortness-of-breath.html . (aafp.org)
  • Pulmonary function studies can be used to identify emphysema and interstitial lung diseases. (aafp.org)
  • To diagnose pulmonary arterial hypertension or certain interstitial lung diseases, right heart catheterization or bronchoscopy may be needed. (aafp.org)
  • 1813, Kentish, E. used a simple "Pulmometer" to study the effect of diseases on pulmonary lung volume. (wikipedia.org)
  • Long-term cigarette smoking induces many pulmonary diseases. (medsci.org)
  • Understand basic pulmonary anatomy and physiology and how different diseases affect normal lung function and gas exchange. (abcspirometrytraining.com)
  • As some diseases of the lung parenchyma progress, the normal lung tissue can be gradually replaced with scar tissue that is interspersed with pockets of air. (wikipedia.org)
  • The extrinsic causes result in lung restriction, impaired ventilatory function, and even respiratory failure due to the diseases that effect the lungs ability to create a change in lung volumes during respiration due to the diseases of the systems stated above. (wikipedia.org)
  • The influence of cigarette smoking and lung diseases on cytoskeleton dependent functions was studied. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The group of SR-ILD are among the less common pulmonary diseases, with no reliable data on incidence and prevalence. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The purpose of spirometry is to define types of ventilatory alterations of the central and peripheral airways, to evaluate the response to bronchodilators and to guide the presence of restrictive diseases. (bvsalud.org)
  • The respiratory disease, spirometry is one of the most important diseases of the respiratory system induced by occupational diagnostic tools. (who.int)
  • Wasserman and coworkers were able to introduce a differential diagnostic concept for patients suffering from various cardiovascular and cardio- pulmonary diseases. (mpg.de)
  • Basic demographic data are shown in Table1 The kidney recipients were with a normal lung function and without chronic pulmonary diseases before the transplantation. (scirp.org)
  • Pulmonary function testing is a routine procedure for the assessment and monitoring of respiratory diseases. (who.int)
  • These studies lack data on residual volume (RV) and therefore functional residual capacity (FRC), which are essential parameters for assessing obstructive and restrictive respiratory diseases. (who.int)
  • When it comes to detecting diseases or malfunctions of the lungs, technology today provides for several tests that verify pulmonary function and lung volume. (targetwoman.com)
  • Studies evaluating response to bronchodilation in flow-volume spirometry and/or by forced oscillations technique (FOT), have been conduced in subjects with obstructive airways diseases. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Participants will be assessed for eligibility with a structured interview which include questions regarding respiratory symptoms (wheezing, attacks off shortness of breath, sputum production, and dyspnea at rest or on exertion), diagnosed respiratory diseases, and use of pulmonary medication. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The potential effects of pulmonary dysfunction on cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are receiving attention. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Abstract: Pulmonary function abnormalities constitute the most important cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). (semanticscholar.org)
  • ABSTRACT There is insufficient information about reference values for pulmonary volumes for Iranian populations. (who.int)
  • Means and the standard errors of the mean for age, height, and spirometric parameters by sex and race are tabulated. (cdc.gov)
  • Receiver operation characteristic curve was employed to demonstrate the diagnostic value of IOS and spirometric parameters. (dovepress.com)
  • By contrast, AB had no effect on spirometric parameters at rest, exercise endurance time or an effect on cardiac, metabolic, ventilatory, breathing pattern, dynamic operating lung volume, and perceptual responses during exercise. (frontiersin.org)
  • The main Spirometric parameters were measured and all the data with flowvolume and volume-time curves were printed out by the built in printer. (alliedacademies.org)
  • We investigated the associations between hand grip strength (HGS) and spirometric parameters. (amegroups.com)
  • However, as the evidence is inconsistent, we investigated the association between HGS and spirometric parameters by analyzing samples of adults enrolled in the sixth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES VI). (amegroups.com)
  • and (2) to compare the diagnostic accuracy of the forced oscillation technique and spirometric parameters. (scielo.br)
  • A spirometer is the main piece of equipment used for basic Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs). (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, a spirometer often is used for finding the cause of shortness of breath, assessing the effect of contaminants on lung function, the effect of medication, and evaluating progress for disease treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • refined the previous peak flow meter, developing a cheaper and lighter version Even with the numerical precision that a spirometer can provide, determining pulmonary function relies on differentiating the abnormal from the normal. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Pulmonary Functions of these workers and Control Subjects were assessed using MIR (Medical International Lab) Spiro Lab II Spirometer in sitting position after taking valid written consent. (alliedacademies.org)
  • A peak flow meter and spirometer differ in terms of size, cost and function. (tit-smidt.fun)
  • The main type of lung function test is called Spirometry (named after the spirometer, the instrument used in these tests). (targetwoman.com)
  • In the spirometry test, lung function is observed as the patient breathes into the spirometer. (targetwoman.com)
  • 5 Recently, special methods to measure the lung function in newborn infants have also been developed. (bmj.com)
  • Still, there is generally pulmonary fibrosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Introduction :The invention of therapeutic use of radiation in various carcinomatous lesions lead to injuries of adjacent normal tissues, especially radiation induced fibrosis after administration of radiotherapy in patients of carcinoma breast. (who.int)
  • Objectives :The present study aims to find out prevalence of radiation induced fibrosis and evaluate impact of radiation therapy on functional and radiological parameters of pulmonary tissues in patients of carcinoma breast using spirometry and HR CT scan. (who.int)
  • Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive genetic disease characterized by chronic pulmonary infection, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, and high concentrations of sweat electrolytes. (scielo.br)
  • To study the occurrence of obstructive and restrictive pulmonary impairment among automobile garage workers. (indmedica.com)
  • Spirometric data, as discussed earlier, helps to quantify the extent of pulmonary impairment and provide a baseline against which therapeutic management may be compared. (pharmacology2000.com)
  • Occupational exposure to wood dust has been shown to cause several respiratory disorders, such as allergic rhinitis, chronic bronchitis, asthma, sino-nasal adenocarcinoma, and impairment of lung function. (biomedcentral.com)
  • These data do not corroborate that wood dust plays significant role in lung function impairment. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Although severe postoperative acute respiratory distress syndrome is now rare, significant impairment of pulmonary function does occur leading to derangement of gas exchange and prolong extubation time (Montes et al. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • Pulmonary impairment after cardiac surgery is believed to be multifactorial. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • In MIDCAB, coronary revascularization procedure is done without sternotomy incision and CPB, for this impairment of pulmonary function is less marked than conventional CABG because sterna stability is less interfered so compliance remains good (Berrizbeitia et al. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • The physician's role in what is commonly referred to as "disability evaluation" is more properly termed "impairment evaluation," since the goal is objective measurement of the extent of loss of physical or physiological function. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Lung function impairment was associated with radiographic abnormalities. (ilo.org)
  • This systematic review was conducted to assess whether asbestos exposure is related to impairment of lung function parameters independently of the radiological findings. (ilo.org)
  • The degree of lung function impairment was partly related to the proportion of smokers included in the studies. (ilo.org)
  • It is concluded that asbestos exposure is related to restrictive and obstructive lung function impairment. (ilo.org)
  • For example, in a patient with pulmonary edema, the accumulated fluid activates neural fibers in the alveolar interstitium and reflexively causes dyspnea. (aafp.org)
  • pulmonary alveolar proteinosis a disease of unknown etiology marked by chronic filling of the alveoli with a proteinaceous, lipid-rich, granular material consisting of surfactant and the debris of necrotic cells. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • CONCLUSION: Faster relaxation and a soft cytoskeleton in patients with IPF indicate alterations in cytoskeleton dependent functions of alveolar macrophages, which may cause dysfunction's in the alveolar defense, like a slower migration, a retarded phagocytosis, a disturbed phagosome lysosome fusion and an impaired clearance. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Of greater importance is the long-term progression of subclinical dysfunction, its interaction with normal aging and cumulative microvascular injury, and its effect in combination with other stressors that either increase oxygen demand or reduce oxygen flux across the alveolar-capillary barrier (e.g., exercise and ambient hypoxia, respectively) and in secondary end-organ complications such as cardiac or renal failure that independently compromise alveolar gas exchange. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • In patients with dyspnea, spirometry should be performed to diagnose airflow obstruction. (aafp.org)
  • After a median follow-up time of 8.0 years, 8.0% of subjects with restrictive spirometry ( n = 67) had developed incident heart failure, compared with 3.8% of those with normal spirometry ( n = 115) and 10.6% of those with airflow obstruction ( n = 36). (ovid.com)
  • Both a restrictive pattern on spirometry and airflow obstruction identify African Americans with impaired lung health at risk for heart failure. (ovid.com)
  • Patients generally exhibit airflow obstruction on spirometry. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Office spirometry reveals moderate airflow obstruction. (cfp.ca)
  • Quantitative measures of inspiratory and expiratory flow are obtained by forced spirometry. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Further analysis of pulmonary parameters showed that Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 sec (FEV 1 , FEV 1 %), Forced Vital Capacity (FVC, FVC%) and FEV 1 /FVC were not correlated with patients' performance on the language tests. (scirp.org)
  • The expiratory reserve volume (ERV) is the maximum volume that can be exhaled following a normal quiet exhalation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The most commonly used test of lung function is spirometry, especially a set of 3-5 forced vital capacity (FVC) manoeuvres, from which the forced expiratory volume (FEV 1 ) and FVC are measured. (bmj.com)
  • Method: Prospective study in 2 years of anthropometric and functional parameters breathing in MO, determining age, body mass index (BMI), waist, hip, wai/hip index, blood gas values, flow-volume curve, plethysmography, diffusion of CO and maximum inspiratory (MIP) and expiratory (PEM) pressures. (omicsonline.org)
  • forced expiratory volume in 6 s (FEV 6 ) is a suitable alternative to FVC in studies of lung function ( 6 , 7 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Spirometry measures the forced expiratory volumes and flows. (bvsalud.org)
  • Peak expiratory flow is estimated via one of the three formulas, depending on the patient characteristics: Normal range in adults is between 390 and 740 L/min. (barakservicos.com)
  • Mid-expiratory flow parameters including FEF 25-75 and FEF 25-75 /FVC displayed the highest sensitivity, positive predicted value, negative predicted value, and accuracy. (ac.ir)
  • Attaran, D. Diagnosis of chronic obstructive earlier than current Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease guidelines using a feasible spirometry parameter (Maximal mid-expiratory flow/Forced vital capacity). (ac.ir)
  • Expiratory reserve volume (ERV) is the amount of air you can forcefully exhale past a normal tidal expiration, up to 1200 milliliters for men. (pressbooks.pub)
  • However, it is still largely unknown whether the reduction of lung function parameters like forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV 1 ) and the ratio of FEV 1 to FVC (FEV 1 /FVC) are related to current and future CVD risk such as 10-Year CVD Risk. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In conclusion, reproducible spirometry can be obtained in the majority of preschool children and has the potential to improve our assessment and management of pulmonary disease. (nih.gov)
  • They are used to evaluate patients in the diagnosis of pulmonary disease, assessment of disease development, or evaluation of the risk of pulmonary complications from surgery. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The 1992 International Consensus Report on Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma states that spirometry is recommended in the initial assessment of most patients with suspected asthma. (bmj.com)
  • Lung function assessment over time of 59 active smokers with baseline normal history, physical examination and laboratory tests, and with normal spirometry, lung volumes, and normal diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoside ( D LCO ). (ersjournals.com)
  • Therefore, other than symptom assessment ( 8 ), changes in FVC, FEV 1 , and FEV 6 have often been used to study the physiological decline of lung function with advancing age and how this is affected by pathological conditions. (frontiersin.org)
  • Patients with clinically stable bronchiectasis (symptoms, including cough frequency, sputum volume and purulence, within normal daily variations) will undergo baseline assessment consisting of history taking, routine sputum culture, 16srRNA pyrosequencing, measurement of sputum inflammatory markers, oxidative stress biomarkers and MMPs, and spirometry. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Spirometry is the assessment of the functioning of the lungs by measuring the flow rate and volume of air that is expelled after a deep inspiration. (personneltoday.com)
  • Therefore we planned a more complete series of studies of respiratory function on different age ranges in the Islamic Republic of Iran that would include RV and FRC assessment in the study protocol. (who.int)
  • Although handgrip dynamometry is reliably prognostic, the test is rarely used during routine assessment in pulmonary departments. (amegroups.com)
  • Conclusions: The risk factors may be used to identify patients at increased risk for death due to the pulmonary complications. (scirp.org)
  • Pulmonary function tests as a means of surveillance of workers exposed to respiratory hazards are reviewed. (cdc.gov)
  • Pulmonary function tests appropriate for medical surveillance are discussed. (cdc.gov)
  • These tests should be conducted in accordance with the American Thoracic Society and NIOSH recommended spirometry standards. (cdc.gov)
  • Technicians who administer pulmonary function tests should have completed a NIOSH approved course in spirometry. (cdc.gov)
  • Preoperative lung function tests are useful to evaluate the preoperative pulmonary condition and to detect a high risk of postoperative pulmonary complications. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • The Japanese journal of anesthesiology JO - Masui VL - 59 IS - 2 N2 - BACKGROUND: Preoperative lung function tests are useful to evaluate the preoperative pulmonary condition and to detect a high risk of postoperative pulmonary complications. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Lung function tests are often performed using spirometry. (thescipub.com)
  • Chest radiographs, electrocardiograph and screening spirometry are easily performed diagnostic tests that can provide valuable information. (aafp.org)
  • This approach appears to be more responsive than other tests, as it allows for placebo-controlled comparisons of symptoms and physiological parameters, including exercise endurance time (ET), at a standardised work rate or power output 5 , 7 . (ersjournals.com)
  • The pulmonary function tests viz. (indmedica.com)
  • Students also learn how to perform peak flow tests to assess pulmonary function. (adinstruments.com)
  • Results: The results revealed that although the overall performance of our group of patients was within normal range, it was statistically significant lower compared to normal distribution on all semantic language tests. (scirp.org)
  • PATIENT CONCERNS: Here we report a rare case involving a 36-year-old man with isolated left bronchial isomerism that presented as an asymptomatic severe obstructive ventilatory disturbance during pulmonary function tests performed as part of routine assessments for an orbital wall fracture. (bvsalud.org)
  • pulmonary function tests tests used to evaluate lung mechanics, gas exchange, pulmonary blood flow, and blood gases and pH. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Spirometry (meaning the measuring of breath ) is the most common of the pulmonary function tests (PFTs). (wikipedia.org)
  • However, measurement variability suggests that these are more appropriate for group studies and should remain adjuncts to standard tests of lung function such as spirometry. (cdc.gov)
  • These tests can further define lung processes but require more sophisticated equipment and expertise available only in a pulmonary function laboratory. (pdfmedarticles.com)
  • METHOD: Fifteen subjects of both sexes, aged 23±1.5 years old and with normal pulmonary function tests, participated in the study. (bvsalud.org)
  • Even pulmonary function tests may be normal. (pharmacology2000.com)
  • Pulmonary function tests are usually carried out for assessing the functional impairments and to make diagnosis. (iabcr.org)
  • We obtained significant correlation between difference anthropometric variables related to obesity and lung function tests in female medical studies. (iabcr.org)
  • 6. Soundariya K, Neelambikai N. Influence of anthropometric indices on pulmonary function tests in young individuals. (iabcr.org)
  • Even when symptomatic, patients with this form of disease may exhibit normal pulmonary function tests. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Safe tidal volumes can be determined based on patient's height and gender and the rule of thumb of 6 to 8mL per kg of ideal body weight (IBW) where: Normal range for measured tidal volume is 500 - 780 mL. interpreting pulmonary function tests that will allow him or her to recognize and quantitate abnormalities. (barakservicos.com)
  • A computer program to calculate and interpret the standard pulmonary function tests has been developed on a programmable calculator system. (barakservicos.com)
  • In the text below the form there is more information about DLCO and about pulmonary function tests. (barakservicos.com)
  • Report Working Party Standardization of lung function tests. (barakservicos.com)
  • This pulmonary function tests (PFTs) calculator determines the most commonly tested respiratory parameters and capacities based on easily obtained data and volumes. (barakservicos.com)
  • In cases of suspected pulmonary complication were done several tests. (scirp.org)
  • Asthma control was well maintained in the HFA-BDP group as evidenced by lung function tests and asthma symptoms compared with CFC-BDP+S at approximately twice the dose. (aappublications.org)
  • There were no significant differences between groups in adrenal function tests or markers of bone metabolism. (aappublications.org)
  • There is little data available from pulmonary function tests in the Islamic Republic of Iran. (who.int)
  • Interpretative strategies for lung function tests. (ac.ir)
  • The relations between structural changes in small airways and pulmonary-function tests. (ac.ir)
  • The other spirometry tests are not covered. (tit-smidt.fun)
  • A cross-sectional MBW study was performed in 27 children and adolescents with verified PCD, all clinically stable and able to perform lung function tests. (nih.gov)
  • 2. To compare arterial blood gases and pulmonary function tests pre and postoperatively between on-pump CABG and MIDCAB surgery patients. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • These lung function tests are not without risk and knowing what they do and why you might need one is essential to those who have been advised to undergo such a test. (targetwoman.com)
  • Lung functions tests are mainly diagnostic tools that measure the various functions of the human lung. (targetwoman.com)
  • Lung volume or lung capacity is also measured through lung function tests. (targetwoman.com)
  • Lung function tests also help in the diagnosis of various respiratory disorders such as asthma and bronchitis. (targetwoman.com)
  • Spirometry is the most commonly used test to measure and evaluate lung functions, while there are several other tests that pertain to more specific diagnostic needs. (targetwoman.com)
  • Spirometry tests are used to look for chest deformities, diminished breath sounds, over inflation and cyanosis. (targetwoman.com)
  • But other than that, there are no other risks involved in taking lung function tests. (targetwoman.com)
  • However collapsed lungs caused due to lung function tests have been reported, though very rare. (targetwoman.com)
  • The National Lung Health Education Program recommends that regular spirometry tests be performed on persons over 45 years old who have a history of smoking. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • Spirometry tests are also recommended for persons with a family history of lung disease, chronic respiratory ailments, and advanced age. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • FVC is the basic manoeuvre in spirometry tests. (priory.com)
  • The differential diagnosis is composed of four general categories: cardiac, pulmonary, mixed cardiac or pulmonary, and noncardiac or nonpulmonary. (aafp.org)
  • It's sort of similar to the ATS guidelines1 that came out a number of year ago for diagnosis and treatment of patients with Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease, the guidelines have so many subsets and major and minor criteria that clearly it's a very controversial area. (flypmedia.com)
  • In chronic dyspnea likely due to diffuse pulmonary disease, when the diagnosis is unclear, high-resolution noncontrast computed tomography of the chest should be performed. (aafp.org)
  • A useful feature for confirmation of the diagnosis, in contrast to asthmatic patients, is that patient's lung functions do not return to normal after bronchodilator administration [2] [4]. (scirp.org)
  • This management guideline specifically addresses evaluation and diagnosis across multiple organ systems (cardiology, pulmonary, gastrointestinal/nutrition, musculoskeletal, neurological) involved in both infantile and late-onset Pompe disease. (readbag.com)
  • MBW indices were compared with present age, age at diagnosis and spirometry findings, and were related to published normative values. (nih.gov)
  • Risk factors associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension in Colombian patients with systemic sclerosis: review of the literature. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Ventilation/perfusion lung scanning should be done in patients with unexplained pulmonary hypertension to exclude chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. (aafp.org)
  • We sought to determine if hyponatremia is associated with right heart failure and worse prognosis in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The relationship between hyponatremia, right heart failure, and prognosis in pulmonary arterial hypertension is not known. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • This study shows that hyponatremia, found on a routine chemistry panel, is strongly associated with more advanced right heart failure, right ventricular dysfunction, and very poor prognosis in pulmonary arterial hypertension. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The present study aims at detecting obstructive and restrictive pulmonary abnormalities. (thescipub.com)
  • The present study was carried out to ascertain the pulmonary function abnormalities in automobile repair workers in an urban area of Kolkata. (indmedica.com)
  • The pulmonary abnormalities (principally restrictive abnormalities) are characteristic of renal transplant recipients or those with end-stage renal disease. (kjim.org)
  • The objective of this study was to estimate prevalence and risk factors for International Labour Organization radiographic abnormalities, and assess relationship of these abnormalities with spirometry results in former Department of Energy nuclear weapons workers. (ilo.org)
  • These two networks detected normal and abnormal disorders as well as obstructive and restrictive patterns, respectively. (thescipub.com)
  • Dyspnea is defined as abnormal or uncomfortable breathing in the context of what is normal for a person according to his or her level of fitness and exertional threshold for breathlessness. (aafp.org)
  • Static lung compliance (Cst) is perhaps the most sensitive parameter for the detection of abnormal pulmonary mechanics. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Open circles indicate individuals that initially had normal values at baseline but became abnormal over time. (ersjournals.com)
  • In addition, patients who were diagnosed with asthma were classified into two groups, one with normal pulmonary function (n=155) and the other with abnormal pulmonary function (n=62), based on the results of spirometry. (bvsalud.org)
  • LCI, S(cond) and S(acin) were abnormal in 85%, 96% and 78% of patients with PCD and in 81%, 93% and 79%, respectively, of 13/27 subjects with normal FEV(1). (nih.gov)
  • Spirometry may also be suggested by an abnormal x ray, arterial blood gas analysis, or other diagnostic pulmonary test result. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • Diagnose certain types of lung disease (such as covid, bronchitis, and emphysema) Find the cause of shortness of breath Measure whether exposure to chemicals at work affects lung function Check lung function before someone has surgery Assess the effect of medication Measure progress in disease treatment The earliest attempt to measure lung volume can be dated back to the period A.D. 129-200. (wikipedia.org)
  • 3) Plasma YKL-40 was negatively correlated with lung function and with the bronchodilator response, and plasma NGAL was positively correlated with the extent of emphysema. (springer.com)
  • Lung function in progressive systemic sclerosis is dominated by poorly compliant lungs and stiff airways. (semanticscholar.org)
  • FRC is the amount of air remaining in the lungs after normal exhalation. (merckmanuals.com)
  • After inspiration follows expiration during which the lungs recoil and push air back out of the pulmonary pathway. (wikipedia.org)
  • pulmonary circulation the circulation of blood to and from the lungs. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Unoxygenated blood from the right ventricle flows through the right and left pulmonary arteries to the right and left lungs. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Spirometry generates pneumotachographs, which are charts that plot the volume and flow of air coming in and out of the lungs from one inhalation and one exhalation. (wikipedia.org)
  • tion, followed by a forced expiration that rapidly Normal lungs can empty more than 80 percent of their empties the lungs. (pdfmedarticles.com)
  • Bullae within otherwise normal lungs are often singular and surrounded by morphologically normal lung tissue. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Checking for disease - causing restriction where the lungs are "stiff" and cannot expand to normal volumes, such as tumours, pneumoconiosis, asbestos-related disease and external allergic alveolitis. (personneltoday.com)
  • In all patients electrocardiography, spirometry and arterial blood gases analysis, pulse oxymetry, posteroanterior radiography of the lungs and heart were performed. (scirp.org)
  • Spirometry is a simple breathing test that measures how much air can be inhaled and evacuated from the lungs and how quickly air can be exhaled. (pressbooks.pub)
  • At the essence of it all, our lungs feed oxygen to the various parts of our body ensuring that they function as they must. (targetwoman.com)
  • This lung function test helps in gauging how effectively oxygen is passed from the lungs to the bloodstream. (targetwoman.com)
  • The patient will be monitored by a trained professional and asked to breathe at various paces in order to measure various test parameters and also the capacity of the lungs. (targetwoman.com)
  • Spirometry measures ventilation, the movement of air into and out of the lungs. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • In selected cases where the test results are inconclusive or require clarification, complete pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas measurement, echocardiography and standard exercise treadmill testing or complete cardiopulmonary exercise testing may be useful. (aafp.org)
  • Measurement of brain natriuretic peptide levels may help exclude heart failure, and d -dimer testing may help rule out pulmonary emboli. (aafp.org)
  • The aim of this study was to compare the face mask and the conventional mouthpiece for the measurement of spirometry and of respiratory pressures in 22 healthy subjects. (ru.nl)
  • 3, 4 An important application of lung function measurement in epidemiology is to study the genetic and environmental determinants of lung function-either the level in cross sectional studies or the rate of change over time in longitudinal studies-and to assess lung function as a predictor of later disease or disability. (bmj.com)
  • Measurement of dynamic lung functions is dusts are influenced by the type of dust, dose, duration of more important than of static lung volumes. (who.int)
  • A peak flow measurement measures per definition only one parameter. (tit-smidt.fun)
  • A. Spirometry provides an objective measurement of lung function. (priory.com)
  • Q. What's the difference between spirometry measurement and peak flow reading? (priory.com)
  • This study also showed that there were no significant differences in hemodynamic parameters between two groups based on measurement with USCOM which were preload component (SVV) (P=0.89), inotropy components (SMII) (P=0.07), SVRI (P=0.85) as well as the cardiac index (P=0.66). (magiran.com)
  • Spirometry and maximal respiratory pressures are pulmonary function parameters commonly used to evaluate respiratory function. (ru.nl)
  • Subsequently, new prediction values for face mask spirometry and maximal respiratory pressures were obtained from 252 other healthy subjects, from which new prediction equations were derived. (ru.nl)
  • Spirometry, plethysmographic lung volumes, cycle exercise endurance and exertional dyspnoea intensity at 75% of each patient's maximal work capacity were compared. (ersjournals.com)
  • Forty-nine adults who had undergone cardiopulmonary bypass surgery were randomly assigned to one of three exercise programs to determine if either maximal inspiratory breathing exercises or incentive spirometry offered a therapeutic advantage over early mobilization alone. (france-metallurgie.com)
  • 4 Moreover, some patients are not able to perform spirometry reliably, as it requires good subject cooperation and maximal effort. (scielo.br)
  • Spirometry is dependent upon the patient's full compliance with breathing instructions, especially his or her willingness to extend a maximal effort at forced breathing. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to evaluate spirometric lung function in normal children ages 3 to 6 yr. (nih.gov)
  • Spirometry is the most commonly used test to evaluate lung function in children and adults. (bvsalud.org)
  • The primary aim of this study was therefore to evaluate the effect of acute dietary nitrate supplementation on FeNO and resting pulmonary function parameters. (leedsbeckett.ac.uk)
  • So far only one study was done to evaluate pulmonary function after on-pump CABG. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • In this study, we have tried to evaluate pulmonary outcomes after CABG surgery and to compare the incidence between MIDCAB and conventional on-pump CABG procedure. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • 1. To evaluate the lung function after MIDCAB and CCABG surgery. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • The objectives of this study were to evaluate the prevalence of HRCT findings in construction workers previously surveyed by chest radiographs classified according to ILO guidelines, and to examine the association between HRCT findings and exposure to quartz containing dust, and lung function. (ilo.org)
  • Spirometry is used to assess lung function over time, and often to evaluate the efficacy of bronchodilator inhalers such as albuterol. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • A restrictive ventilatory defect with a reduction in pulmonary carbon monoxide diffusion capacity (DLCO) is the commonest finding. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Spirometry, lung volumes, and diffusing capacity (DLCO) were measured for all the subjects by the body plethysmograph. (ac.ir)
  • Oncogenic mutations play a role in the pathogenesis of pulmonary Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (PLCH). (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that use of tiotropium, a new long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator, would be associated with sustained reduction in lung hyperinflation and, thereby, would improve exertional dyspnoea and exercise performance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (ersjournals.com)
  • In these 14 garages there were in all 156 workers but a total of 5 workers refused to get the pulmonary function test done. (indmedica.com)
  • Careful interpretation of pulmonary function test data is required in patients with decreased GFRs or impaired renal function, especially males. (kjim.org)
  • Pulmonary function test demonstrates a decrease in the forced vital capacity. (wikipedia.org)
  • We used multivariable-adjusted Poisson regression models and Cox proportional hazards models, with death treated as a competing risk in the Cox models, to test associations between spirometry patterns and incident heart failure. (ovid.com)
  • Impulse Oscillometry (IOS) provides an alternative patient-friendly lung function test that only requires passive patient cooperation [7-9]. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • However, interpreting spirometry results can be challeng- ing because the quality of the test is largely dependent on patient effort and cooperation, and the interpreter's knowledge of appropriate reference values. (pdfmedarticles.com)
  • The VC spirometry test is performed, with enthusiastic coaching from the operator. (personneltoday.com)
  • Pulmonary function test dred male workers with current exposure to flour dust and two hundred non-exposed male as a con- trol group were interviewed and self designed study questionnaire was administered to them and the parameters of their pulmonary function were measured. (who.int)
  • To assess respiratory function in the cooks & non cooks workers of the Dhaba's and comparing their lung function test. (innovativepublication.com)
  • Interview technique for respiratory health profile questionnaire followed by pulmonary function test by spirometry was used for data collection. (innovativepublication.com)
  • Difference in pulmonary function test was found statistically insignificant in both the groups. (innovativepublication.com)
  • None of the parameters from pulmonary function test came significant which could be due to the duration of the exposure that would be not significant to pose any health problems. (innovativepublication.com)
  • In many cases, fitness for surgery or a procedure might be adjudged by a lung function test. (targetwoman.com)
  • This lung function test is prescribed for those suffering from chest pain with cough and wheezing. (targetwoman.com)
  • While taking the spirometry test it is normal to feel breathless and even a bit light headed. (targetwoman.com)
  • However, a lung function test is not to be taken lightly. (targetwoman.com)
  • This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Exercise Spirometry, Exercise Test to Assess Respiratory Status, Spirometry with Exercise Test, Exercise Challenge with Pulmonary Function Testing, Eucapnic Voluntary Hyperpnea. (france-metallurgie.com)
  • Exercise tolerance was assessed by an incremental exercise test on cycle ergometer measuring peak O 2 uptake ( \(\dot{{\rm{V}}}\) O 2peak ), vastus lateralis oxidative function by near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and breathing pattern ( \(\dot{{\rm{V}}}\) E peak ). (nature.com)
  • Spirometry is the most commonly performed pulmonary function test (PFT). (medpdfarticles.com)
  • The test can be performed at the bedside, in a physician's office, or in a pulmonary laboratory. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • It is often the first test performed when a problem with lung function is suspected. (medpdfarticles.com)
  • Most cases of dyspnea are due to cardiac or pulmonary disease, which is readily identified with a careful history and physical examination. (aafp.org)
  • Early pulmonary disease in systemic sclerosis: a comparison between carbon monoxide transfer factor and static lung compliance. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a chronic, irreversible obstructive lung disease that results from exposure to noxious stimuli. (bvsalud.org)
  • Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) usually result from viral or bacterial respiratory infections, but may also result from exposure to environmental pollution. (bvsalud.org)
  • Morbidity and mortality of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease hospitalizations are reduced by implementing standardized treatment modalities outlined in this article throughout the hospitalization and beyond. (bvsalud.org)
  • OUTCOMES: The findings from this case highlight the causative role of left bronchial isomerism in asymptomatic adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (bvsalud.org)
  • However, several studies have demonstrated that plasma adiponectin levels were inversely associated with pulmonary function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, suggesting a proinflammatory or pulmonary-destructive role. (medsci.org)
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a general term describing heterogeneous disorders affecting kidney structure and function [ 1 ]. (kjim.org)
  • Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has been related to heart failure, the relationship between the restrictive spirometry pattern (forced vital capacity [FVC] 1 ]/FVC ratio) and heart failure is poorly understood. (ovid.com)
  • People with asthma or other obstructive disease may have a normal FVC, but it takes them longer to expel the air and therefore the amount expelled in the first second may be reduced. (personneltoday.com)
  • MAIN MESSAGE Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a common systemic disease caused primarily by smoking. (cfp.ca)
  • The main objective of this study was to report the incidence of "sarcoid like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in other WTC responders. (ilo.org)
  • Cases of sarcoid like granulomatous pulmonary disease were identified by: patient self-report, physician report and ICD-9 codes. (ilo.org)
  • The interpretation of spirometry results is examined, and results of various spirometry studies on normal subjects are summarized. (cdc.gov)
  • The results show that the proposed method could be useful for detecting the function of respiratory system. (thescipub.com)
  • Real-life examples of spirometry testing results are utilized to help understand the importance of these testing regulations and adherence to them. (abcspirometrytraining.com)
  • The results between men and women and the relationship between respiratory parameters and wai/hip index are compared. (omicsonline.org)
  • The magnitude and phase of Zrsp for a normal healthy adult were comparable to the results obtained by other studies. (cdc.gov)
  • Bronchoprovocation testing is recommended for patients with normal results on pulmonary function testing but a history that suggests exercise- or allergen-induced asthma. (barakservicos.com)
  • Results of respiratory and cardiac examinations are normal. (cfp.ca)
  • O'Connor, G T . Framingham Heart Study genome-wide association: results for pulmonary function measures. (ac.ir)
  • These results suggest that wood dust exposure might not lead to significant pulmonary damage. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Results: There was no statistical significant difference in the all the nine parameters except the eye opening during sleeping were higher in the general anesthesia group. (edu.iq)
  • Studies have shown that this dynamic lung hyperinflation influences inspiratory muscle function, breathing pattern responses, the efficiency of carbon dioxide elimination and the intensity of exertional dyspnoea 8 - 10 . (ersjournals.com)
  • The inspiratory reserve volume (IRV) is the maximum volume that can be inhaled following a normal quiet inhalation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Inspiratory capacity (IC) is the maximum amount of air that can be inhaled past a normal tidal expiration, is the sum of the tidal volume and inspiratory reserve volume. (pressbooks.pub)
  • Although other causes may contribute, the cardiac and pulmonary organ systems are most frequently involved in the etiology of dyspnea. (aafp.org)
  • Restrictive Spirometry Pattern, Cardiac Structure and Function, and Incident Heart Failure in African Americans. (ovid.com)
  • Hyponatremia (HN) is a well-established marker of advanced left heart failure (LHF), and has been shown to predict poor outcome independent of left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction, pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP), cardiac index, and other hemodynamic parameters ( 1 - 3 ). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Despite the technical improvement in the management of cardiac surgery, pulmonary function following cardiac surgery is still a challenge for cardiac surgeons. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • Computed tomography of the chest is the most appropriate imaging study for diagnosing suspected pulmonary causes of chronic dyspnea. (aafp.org)
  • Less severe lung function impairments are detected if the diagnoses are based on (high resolution) computed tomography rather than the less sensitive X-ray images. (ilo.org)
  • INTRODUCTION: Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) are common and associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and medical cost. (bvsalud.org)
  • Objectives: To analyse the risk factors for death as a result of pulmonary complications in kidney transplant patients. (scirp.org)
  • The kidney recipients were followed for the development of pulmonary complications and their outcome for a period of 7 years. (scirp.org)
  • Pulmonary complications take an important place for the prognosis of kidney transplant patient. (scirp.org)
  • The aim of this study is to analyse the risk factors for death as a result of pulmonary complications after renal transplantation. (scirp.org)
  • 267 kidney transplant patients were monitored for development of pulmonary complications and their outcome for the period of seven years. (scirp.org)
  • Pulmonary complications occurred in 97 (36.3%) of them. (scirp.org)
  • A known amount of helium is introduced into the system at the end of a normal quiet exhalation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Vital Capacity (VC) - the volume of air exhaled in a normal, slow exhalation. (personneltoday.com)
  • The cardiopulmonary and metabolic responses were monitored by ergo-spirometry and impedance cardiography. (springer.com)
  • Many cardiologists, working, for example in myocardial failure or with rate-adaptive pacemakers, belong to those who recommended the modem, computerized ergo spirometry. (mpg.de)
  • Wai/hip index does not correlate with respiratory parameters in the MO. (omicsonline.org)
  • LCI and S(acin) correlated significantly while S(cond) did not correlate with any other lung function parameters. (nih.gov)
  • 3. to compare and correlate eventual changes in spirometric and oscillometric parameters. (bioportfolio.com)
  • We assessed relationships of echocardiographic parameters and biomarkers with spirometry patterns using regression models. (ovid.com)
  • Correlations of the plasma biomarkers with lung function, the bronchodilator response and percentemphysema were calculated by Spearman's rank correlation and multivariate stepwise regressionanalysis. (springer.com)
  • Filled circles indicate individuals that had normal values at baseline and remained normal over time. (ersjournals.com)
  • DESIGN: Spirometry and IOS were performed at baseline and for 20 min after challenge at 5-min intervals. (france-metallurgie.com)
  • Relay how spirometry testing can objectively assess lung function and what parameters are measured during testing. (abcspirometrytraining.com)
  • Method : A total of 38 patients of carcinoma breast were evaluated with subsequent follow-up visits after administration of radiotherapy to assess changes in physiological function, type of radiological reaction etc. (who.int)
  • This purpose of this paper is to assess the lung function of those who are employed in woodworking jobs that involve exposure to wood dust. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The aim of the study was to quantify non-invasively the systolic and diastolic single ventricle function in adult FO patients and to assess its effect on exercise tolerance. (biomedsearch.com)
  • General linear model and logistic regression model were separately used to assess the associations of lung function with continuous and dichotomous 10-Year CVD Risk. (biomedcentral.com)
  • It is a more sensitive parameter and not as reproducible as the others. (priory.com)
  • Initial testing in patients with chronic dyspnea includes chest radiography, electrocardiography, spirometry, complete blood count, and basic metabolic panel. (aafp.org)
  • A group of 20 workers, working at the positions where dustiness exceeded TLV (threshold limit value) took X-ray of the chest and spirometry. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Twenty of those workers, whose workplaces had excessive dust threshold limit values, took chest X-rays and spirometry (MES Lungtest 500, Krakow, Poland). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Conditions such as chest pain and shortness of breath may also be explored through spirometry. (targetwoman.com)
  • Participants were offered chest x-ray (CXR) and lung function testing. (ilo.org)
  • Low grade silicosis cannot be excluded in workers with normal chest radiographs. (ilo.org)
  • Lung function physiologically declines with aging, but only accelerated aging of the lung, due to inhalation of noxious substances, such as smoking, is bothersome and can lead to morbidity and incapability. (frontiersin.org)
  • Regardless of the recent advances in technology with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), postoperative pulmonary dysfunction continues to be an important cause of morbidity. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • Echocardiography, arterial blood gas analysis, and spirometry were also performed. (go.jp)
  • Detection of lung function within the early developmental stages of the pulmonary system is extremely critical in the intervention and treatment of asthmatic children [2,3]. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to develop predictive IOS equations for 112 asthmatic and non-asthmatic Anglo and Hispanic children in order to provide an original frame of reference for different IOS model parameters within this population. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Previous studies conducted by our research group established correlations between the IOS parameters and height to correctly diagnose patients as Normal (N), PSAI, and SAI, and Asthmatic (A), and we conducted these calculations using algorithms that we developed in our research lab [14]. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • In general, asthmatic patients with an FEVi less than 80 percent of predicted or FEF less than 70 percent of predicted had higher resistance values than asymptomatic asthmatic patients with normal spirometry (Fig 2). (onlineasthmainhalers.com)
  • A total of 5,303 participants over 40 years of age, who underwent spirometry and HGS testing, were selected from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2014-2015. (amegroups.com)
  • In this study preoperative lung functions using IOS were studied to examine the standard value and effect of aging. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Regression Equations for LLN (5th percentile) of Pulmonary Function Parameters used in this study (where a is the age expressed in years and h is the height expressed in metres). (indmedica.com)
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the association between adiponectin and pulmonary function among Japanese individuals who participated in an annual health check-up. (medsci.org)
  • The aim of our work is the study of the parameters of conventional lung function in a large group of patients with OM and its relationship to sex and the degree and type of obesity. (omicsonline.org)
  • In part two of the study lung function responses to inhaled cotton dust were evaluated in a group of 58 healthy subjects by spirometry (MEFV curves) and forced random noise impedance parameters. (cdc.gov)
  • The reasons for exclusion were normal spirometry (n = 19), spirometry parameters outside the study range (n = 5), death during screening (n = 3), loss to follow-up during screening (n = 3), refusal to sign informed consent (n = 3), active tuberculosis found at screening (n = 1), patient outside age range (n = 1), and psychiatric disorder (n = 1). (springermedizin.de)
  • A study of lung function parameters was made on 302 non-smoking healthy Iranian students (152 male and 150 female). (who.int)
  • The present study reports the data for respiratory parameters in young adults in Tabriz city. (who.int)
  • Forty normal volunteers in the control group with a PC 20 of more than 8 mg/dl were also enrolled in this study. (ac.ir)
  • The aim of the study was to estimate lung function (in the woodworking industry) among workers employed by wood processing, who run the risk of being expose to wood dust. (biomedcentral.com)
  • No comparative study was done on pulmonary outcomes between MIDCAB and conventional on-pump CABG procedure. (lawyersnjurists.com)
  • Settings and Design: it's a prospective comparative study using two group one under local anesthesia and the other under general anesthesia with standardization of the cases as all has sever ptosis and poor levator functions, technique as the straight needle threading technique was used, material of thread was silk in 92% of cases, and sex distribution was of no statistical significance. (edu.iq)
  • This study examined changes in spirometry before and immediately after prolonged endurance exercise (running and/or walking). (france-metallurgie.com)
  • This study revealed that forced oscillation technique parameters were able to detect early smoking-induced respiratory involvement when pathologic changes are still potentially reversible. (scielo.br)
  • Therefore, in present study, we investigated and quantified the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between lung function (including parameters of FEV 1 , FVC and FEV 1 /FVC) and the 10-Year CVD Risk in a Chinese general population. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Underlying physiological processes also include complex changes in immunity ( 1 ), increased extracellular matrix deposition ( 2 ), and an altered responsiveness of the receptor systems regulating lung function ( 3 , 4 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • The general goal of all such breathing practices is to improve well being and health, such as by lowering anxiety and stress through activating the parasympathetic nervous system, inducing a more meditative relaxed state of mind, increasing energy, alertness, or by altering more concrete physiological parameters such as blood pressure and heart rate. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Additionally, in more than 60% of subjects this causes a dramatic reduction in pulmonary function (*1-2). (spirometry.com)
  • Normal lung volumes ) are measured by determining functional residual capacity (FRC). (merckmanuals.com)
  • The functional residual capacity is usually measured by the helium dilution method using a closed spirometry system. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Respiratory function of patients with MO is poorly studied, usually in limited samples. (omicsonline.org)