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… (More)
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2006
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2006
STUDY OBJECTIVES The development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) can complicate many interstitial lung diseases… (More)
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2006
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2006
OBJECTIVE The lack of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in pulmonary fibrosis in systemic sclerosis (SSc) has hampered an… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of systemic sclerosis associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (SScPAH), evaluate outcome… (More)
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2003
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2003
In idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, the quantitation of disease severity using pulmonary function tests is often confounded by… (More)
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1998
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1998
Diffuse panbronchiolitis (DPB) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways with a high rate of mortality despite treatment… (More)
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1996
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1996
Recently, it was suggested that fatigue of peripheral muscles could contribute to exercise limitation in patients with chronic… (More)
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1991
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1991
OBJECTIVE To characterize mortality in persons diagnosed with primary pulmonary hypertension and to investigate factors… (More)
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1987
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1987
A national registry was begun in 1981 to collect data from 32 centers on patients diagnosed by uniform criteria as having primary… (More)
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1983
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1983
Obesity, because it alters the relationship between the lungs, chest wall, and diaphragm, has been expected to alter respiratory… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
Prediction equations for DLCO and diffusing capacity per unit of lung volume (DL/VA) were generated from 245 normal subjects (122… (More)
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