Die Impulsoszillometrie in der Schweregraddiagnostik obstruktiver Lungenerkrankungen

@article{Winkler2009DieII,
  title={Die Impulsoszillometrie in der Schweregraddiagnostik obstruktiver Lungenerkrankungen},
  author={J{\"o}rg Winkler and Anne Hagert-Winkler and Hubert Wirtz and J. Schauer and Thomas Kahn and Gerhard Hoheisel},
  journal={Pneumologie},
  year={2009},
  volume={63},
  pages={266-275}
}
Impulse oscillometry (IOS) is a computer-supported method for the measurement of complex mechanical airway characteristics. The aim of this study was to evaluate the applicability of IOS in the diagnosis of obstructive airway diseases in comparison to the standard methods of spirometry, pneumotachymetry, and bodyplethysmography. 244 patients (age 61.5 ± 13.6 years; 61 % men) with bronchial asthma (n = 65) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (n = 179) were retrospectively analysed… 
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