Impairment of lung function, health status and functional capacity in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of lung involvement on respiratory function in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis and the relation to impaired health status. METHODS Thirty patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis in remission (15 with lung involvement at diagnosis as determined by an abnormal chest X-ray) were examined. We measured lung function… (More)

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@article{Newall2005ImpairmentOL, title={Impairment of lung function, health status and functional capacity in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis.}, author={C C Newall and Susanne Schinke and Caroline O. S. Savage and Sue Hill and Lorraine Harper}, journal={Rheumatology}, year={2005}, volume={44 5}, pages={623-8} }