Staging of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome using home spirometry.

@article{Finkelstein1999StagingOB,
  title={Staging of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome using home spirometry.},
  author={S. M. Finkelstein and Mariah Snyder and C E Stibbe and Bruce Lindgren and Navid Sabati and T Killoren and Marshall I. Hertz},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1999},
  volume={116 1},
  pages={120-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the detection of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) in lung transplant recipients by clinic pulmonary function laboratory measurement and home spirometry. DESIGN The subjects served as their own control group. SETTING A university-based thoracic transplant center. SUBJECTS Forty-five lung transplant recipients (26 women and 19 men; average +/- SD age, 47.7+/-11.4 years old at the time of transplantation). Lung function declined to at least BOS stage 1 in 17 of… CONTINUE READING
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