Friday, 15 July 2016

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

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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

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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.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

Clinical Utility of Additional Measurement of Total Lung Capacity in Diagnosing Obstructive Lung Disease in Subjects With Restrictive Pattern of Spirometry

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A new article published on the Respiratory Care Journal highlight the clinical and diagnostic relevance of total lung volumes measurements in addition to spirometry.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The utility of pulmonary function testing in predicting outcomes following liver transplantation

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A new study on Liver Transplantation Journal focuses on the utility of Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) in predicting post liver transplant (LT) mortality and morbidity outcomes.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Methods for Measuring Lung Volumes: Is There a Better One?

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The accuracy level of three different lung volumes techniques (body plethysmography, radiography with computerized tomography and dilution) were analyzed in the "Respiration - International Journal of Thoracic Medicine".

Friday, 08 April 2016

The Forced Oscillation Technique in Paediatric Respiratory Practice

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The clinical usefulness of Forced Oscillation Technique has been investigated in a scientific article published in Paediatric Respiratory Reviews Journal

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Diffusion Capacity and Mortality in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

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The prognostic importance of lung diffusion capacity testing in pulmonary hypertension patients has been analysed in this study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Friday, 18 March 2016

The Vital Capacity Is Vital: Epidemiology and Clinical Significance of the Restrictive Spirometry Pattern

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An overview on the significance of Restrictive Spirometry Pattern has been published in the Chest Journal, official pubblication of the American College of Chest Physicians.

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