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Nicole Beydon, Stephanie D. Davis, Enrico Lombardi, Julian L. Allen, Hubertus G. M. Arets, Paul Aurora, Hans Bisgaard, G. Michael Davis, Francine M. Ducharme, Howard Eigen, Monika Gappa, Claude Gaultier, Per M. Gustafsson, Graham L. Hall, Zoltán Hantos, Michael J. R. Healy, Marcus H. Jones, Bent Klug, Karin C. Lødrup Carlsen, Sheila A. McKenzie, François(More)
Inert gas washout tests, performed using the single- or multiple-breath washout technique, were first described over 60 years ago. As measures of ventilation distribution inhomogeneity, they offer complementary information to standard lung function tests, such as spirometry, as well as improved feasibility across wider age ranges and improved sensitivity in(More)
The reliability of spirometry is dependent on strict quality control. We examined whether quality control criteria recommended for adults could be applied to children aged 2-5 years. Forty-two children with cystic fibrosis and 37 healthy children attempted spirometry during their first visit to our laboratory. Whereas 59 children (75%) were able to produce(More)
istr dy h fo t d was d oced in m of a v ted t ed a . a ber o een t ugh J ters a ters a lant p vera me c g a of t are e 92 to 1 of a une 3 n f ears h een c pat with n ary t se ( ase ( the l y ost 2 ecipi ine. ecipie and a culat ssist d ared t n this twenty-fifth official report of the Internati ociety for Heart and Lung Transplant (ISHLT) Regi e present(More)