Airway function in healthy subjects and patients with left heart disease.

@article{Collins1975AirwayFI,
  title={Airway function in healthy subjects and patients with left heart disease.},
  author={J. V. Collins and T. J. H. Clark and D J Brown},
  journal={Clinical science and molecular medicine},
  year={1975},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={
          217-28
        }
}
1. In forty non-smoking healthy subjects and seventy-two patients with left heart diseases measurements were made of the volume expired in the first second of a forced expiration (FEV1) and the total volume expired in a forced expiration (FVC) before and after inhalation of salbutamol. Before and after salbutamol the healthy subjects and patients also inhaled maximally an inspirate, the first part of which contained 133Xe and, during controlled expiration, the radioactivity of the expirate was… 
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