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MEP

abbr.
member of the European Parliament
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MEP

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Member of the European Parliament
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MEP

N ABBR (Brit) =Member of the European Parliamenteurodiputado/a m/f
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Table 1: The demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients (n=26) n (%) Age (years), mean[+ or -]SD 62[+ or -]7 Smokers (pack.years) 20-39 8 (30) [grater than or equal to]40 18 (70) Active smokers 7 (27) Ex-smokers 19 (73) Co-morbidities Diabetes mellitus 2 (8) Hypertension 7 (27) Diabetes mellitus with hypertension 2 (7) Pharmacological therapy LABA + ICS 12 (46) LABA + ICS+tiotropium 14 (54) Exacerbation history (events/year), mean[+ or -]SD 1.2[+ or -]0.6 1/year 23 (89) [grater than or equal to]2/year 3 (11) LABA: Long.acting beta agonists, ICS: Inhalatory corticosteroids, SD: Standard deviation Table 2: The comparison of respiratuvar function tests, arterial blood gas, maximum inspiratory pressure, maximal expiratory pressure, 6 min walking tests pre.
The study showed dose- and concentration-dependent increases in time to muscle fatigue as measured by changes from baseline in Six Minute Walk Distance, or 6MWD, a sub-maximal exercise test of aerobic capacity and endurance, and Maximal Expiratory Pressure, or MEP, a measure of strength of respiratory muscles, after eight weeks of treatment with reldesemtiv.
[SIII.sub.N2]: phase III slope of the nitrogen single-breath washout; FVC: forced vital capacity; [FEV.sub.1] forced expiratory volume in 1 s; DLco: diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide; TLC: total lung capacity; RV: residual volume; MIP: maximal inspiratory pressure; MEP: maximal expiratory pressure; CV-VC: closing volume-vital capacity; 6MWD: 6min walking distance; Sp[O.sub.2]: peripheral oxygen saturation.

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