pulmonary function test


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pulmonary function test

n.
Any of several breathing tests performed to assess lung function, including the rate of air flow and the volume of exhaled air, and to diagnose respiratory disease.
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A six-month follow-up study to evaluate changes of pulmonary function test in Category I pulmonary tuberculosis treatment completed patient.
After noting their gender, age, height and weight, the pulmonary function test measures, force vital capacity, forced expiratory volume in 1 second and peak expiratory flow rate were taken.
Our study measured changes in pulmonary function using PFT in patients of allergic rhinitis in Sullia observed that pulmonary function test parameters like FEV1, FEV 1%, PEFR and MVV showed a definite and significant decrease in patients compared to controls.
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.
Pulmonary function tests (PFT) are helpful in the investigation of PAH.
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.
In order to measure dynamic volumes, LUNG TEST 1000 spirometr which is a static and modifier system designed for pulmonary function test, was applied.
When evaluated physiologically, pulmonary function tests as well as other physiological tests are also crucial in order to measure the performance conditions of individuals (Astrand, 1986).
Pulmonary function test, fatigue score and UPDRS results in PD patients Before D BE After DBE (mean [+ or -] SD) (mean [+ or -] SD) PFT parameters * FVC 83.
Up to 79% (n=27) of the children had an abnormality in pulmonary function test despite being asymptomatic.
The evaluation of pulmonary function test was performed by using "Vitalograph Gold STD Model No.
A pulmonary function test and CT scan showed progression of the pulmonary fibrosis.
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