The effects of oxitropium bromide on exercise performance in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A comparison of three different exercise tests.

@article{Oga2000TheEO,
  title={The effects of oxitropium bromide on exercise performance in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A comparison of three different exercise tests.},
  author={Toru Oga and Koichi Nishimura and Mitsuhiro Tsukino and Takashi Hajiro and Akihiko Ikeda and Takateru Izumi},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={161 6},
  pages={1897-901}
}
The purpose of the present study was to compare the characteristics of three different exercise tests in evaluating the effects of oxitropium bromide on exercise performance. Thirty-eight males with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (FEV(1) = 40.8 +/- 16.5% predicted; mean +/- SD) completed randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover studies for each exercise test. The exercise tests were performed 60 min after the inhalation of either oxitropium bromide 400 microg… CONTINUE READING

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