Thursday, 13 April 2017

Measuring lung function in asthmatic children: A spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) comparison

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

The role of spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) in asthmatic young patients has been investigated in a study published on the European Respiratory Journal.

Friday, 15 July 2016

The prevalence of small airways disease in adult asthma: A systematic literature review

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

A new review paper on the Respiratory Medicine Journal confirms the impact of small airways dysfunction and inflammation in adult patients with asthma.

Thursday, 09 June 2016

Methods of airway resistance assessment

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

This recent paper published on the Polish Pneumology and Allergology Journal provides a clear and useful overview of the importance and the different measurement methods for airway resistance.

Friday, 05 February 2016

Lung Function Tests in Preschool Children

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

A new study has been published in the Turkish Thoracic Journal reviewing the available techniques for the measurement of lung function in preschool children.

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Oscillometry complements spirometry in evaluation of subjects following toxic inhalation

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the European Respiratory Journal highlights the utility to add FOT testing to spirometry in subjects following toxic inhalation (for example the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster in 2001).