Pulmonary Function Test/Forced Expiratory Volume 1

Known as: fev 1, Forced Expiratory Volume 1 Test, PFT/FEV1 
A test of lung function, the FEV1 is the volume exhaled during the first second of a forced expiratory maneuver started from the level of total lung… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND A key feature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an accelerated rate of decline in forced expiratory… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Previous studies showing that tiotropium improves multiple end points in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES To characterize the rate of decline of forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV(1)) in children and adolescents with… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Together with smoking, the lung function attained in early adulthood is one of the strongest predictors of chronic… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by both an accelerated decline in lung function and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Vertebral deformation in spinal osteoporosis results in spinal and thoracic deformation, causing pain, disability and an overall… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We undertook surgical bilateral lung volume reduction in 20 patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to relieve… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To examine whether birth weight, infant weight, and childhood respiratory infection are associated with adult lung… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Longitudinal changes in FEV1 (delta FEV1) in relationship to smoking habits were examined in 1,705 adults enrolled in a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The distance covered in 12 minutes' walking was used to test exercise tolerance in chronic bronchitis. The distance covered bore… (More)
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