Lung volumes and distensibility, and maximum respiratory pressures in thyroid disease before and after treatment.

Lung volumes, static pressure volume curves of the lung, and maximum respiratory pressures were measured in six patients with thyrotoxicosis and three with myxoedema before and after treatment. After treatment three of the thyrotoxic patients had increases in vital capacity of the same order as previously reported, but in contrast to previous reports, the… CONTINUE READING

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