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Carbon Monoxide Diffusing Capability Test

Known as: Diffusion Capacity of Lung for CO, PFT/DLCO, Transfer Factor of Lung for CO 
A measurement of carbon monoxide (CO) transfer from inspired gas to pulmonary capillary blood. During the test, the subject inspires a gas containing… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND This section of the guidelines is intended to provide an evidence-based approach to the preoperative physiologic… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND This section of the guidelines is intended to provide an evidence-based approach to the preoperative physiologic… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
STUDY OBJECTIVES The development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) can complicate many interstitial lung diseases… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE The lack of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in pulmonary fibrosis in systemic sclerosis (SSc) has hampered an… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Objective: To determine the prevalence of systemic sclerosis associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (SScPAH), evaluate… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
In idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, the quantitation of disease severity using pulmonary function tests is often confounded by… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To determine whether there are factors, such as the diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) or pulmonary artery… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Recently, it was suggested that fatigue of peripheral muscles could contribute to exercise limitation in patients with chronic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To characterize mortality in persons diagnosed with primary pulmonary hypertension and to investigate factors… Expand
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
A national registry was begun in 1981 to collect data from 32 centers on patients diagnosed by uniform criteria as having primary… Expand
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