Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Airflow obstruction: is it asthma or is it COPD?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

An interesting study in the International Journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease traces the difficulties to differentiate asthma from COPD.

Monday, 03 October 2016

Single-breath washout tests to assess small airway disease in COPD

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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A new paper published on Chest Journal investigated the role of Single Breath Nitrogen Washout (N2WO) as a marker to evaluate small airway disease in COPD patients.

Friday, 26 February 2016

Assessment of parameters of lung ventilation during 6-minute walk test in patients with COPD

Posted in Scientific News, Spiropalm, Validation News

Assessment of parameters of lung ventilation during 6-minute walk test in patients with COPD

The importance of measuring ventilation during the Six Minute Walk test in COPD patients has been confirmed in a study presented during the European Respiratory Society Congress in 2015 and published in the European Respiratory Journal.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Airways resistance and specific conductance for the diagnosis of obstructive airways diseases

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

Respiratory Research Journal published a study on the importance of Airway resistance (RAW) and specific airway conductance (sGAW) measurements through body plethysmography.

Thursday, 04 February 2016

Ventilatory analysis during 6MWT gives relevant information about exercise limitation in COPD

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Ventilatory analysis during 6MWT gives relevant information about exercise limitation in COPD

A new poster was presented during the 2015 ERS Conference and then published in the European Respiratory Journal, highlighting the importance of ventilatory analysis during the Six Minute Walk Test (6MWT) in COPD patients.

Monday, 25 January 2016

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with lung cancer: Prevalence, severity, and common pathogenesis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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A new study published on the Journal of Cancer Research and Therapy focuses on the relationship between COPD and lung cancer.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

COSMED gewinnt mit dem Spiropalm 6MWT den ERS POINT-Award 2013

Posted in COSMED Neuigkeiten

Omnia Spirometry Module

Das tragbare COSMED Spirometer 6MWT wurde am diesjährigen Kongress der European Respiratory Society (ERS) in Barcelona (Spanien) mit dem “Product of Outstanding Interest (POINT)“ Award ausgezeichnet.

Thursday, 04 July 2013

Multi-ethnic reference values for spirometry for the 3-95-year age range: the Global Lung Function 2012 equations

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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A new study was published presenting the work of the Global Lung Initiative (GLI) Task Force on multi-ethnic reference values for spirometry for the 3-95-year age range

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