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lungs

The two organs of respiration, filling most of the chest cavity inside the rib cage and above the diaphragm. Each lung resembles a “tree” with hollow bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli as “branches,” “twigs,” and “leaves.”
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When compared, patients in the two groups performed differently on pulmonary function tests.
Pulmonary Function Tests Vary In Different Ethnic Populations of Pakistan.
The major types of pulmonary function tests include measurement of lung volume using spirometry and quantization of diffusing capacity.
The results from pulmonary function tests are expressed in both absolute values and percentages, and are compared to values expected for a person of similar age, height, ethnicity, and gender who doesn't have lung disease.
The authors have organized the main body of their text in forty chapters and fourteen appendices devoted to thoracic anatomy, lung physiology, pharmacology, thoracic radiology, pulmonary function tests, esophageal function tests, pre-operative assessment of a thoracic surgical patient, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
5] The pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are the battery of tests that are used to assess the physiological respiratory efficiency of an individual.
Pulmonary function tests (PFT) are helpful in the investigation of PAH.
They also ran a free blood pressure checking station, pulmonary function tests, and offered anti-smoking patches and chewing gum.
The newborns had pulmonary function tests at birth and at 1 year of age, and wheezing was assessed through 1 year of age.
Results: Preoperative pulmonary function tests were normal and did not differ significantly between the two groups.
The primary outcome of the study was newborn pulmonary function tests (PFTs) (within 72hrs of birth), with secondary outcome measures including the respiratory outcomes of the infants through 1 year and pulmonary function tests at 1 year.

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