Gender differences in lung growth.


Annual measurements of lung volumes and forced expiratory flows were made in 281 boys and girls from 8 to 12 years and in another cohort of 287 from 12 to 20 years to measure longitudinal lung growth. Gender differences in growth of lung function were documented, with girls generating greater volume-standardized maximal expiratory flows until age 18.5 years… (More)


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@article{Hibbert1995GenderDI, title={Gender differences in lung growth.}, author={Marienne Hibbert and Alison K Lannigan and Joan M Raven and Lou I Landau and Peter D Phelan}, journal={Pediatric pulmonology}, year={1995}, volume={19 2}, pages={129-34} }