The utility of the forced oscillation technique in assessing bronchodilator responsiveness in patients with asthma.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To address the utility of the forced oscillation technique (FOT) in assessing bronchodilator responsiveness compared with forced expiratory volume in 1s (FEV(1)). METHODS This is a retrospective analysis of consecutive 126 patients with a clinical history of asthma without any other lung diseases at a pulmonary function testing laboratory. The… (More)

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