Pulmonary function tests

Known as: Tests, Lung Function, respiratory function test, Pulmonary Function Testing 
A test used to measure how well the lungs work. It measures how much air the lungs can hold and how quickly air is moved into and out of the lungs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
STUDY OBJECTIVES To evaluate the long-term clinical course of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) complicated with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND A study was undertaken to compare the ability of computed tomographic (CT) scores and pulmonary function tests to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
1 Advances in dynamic ecosystem modelling have made a number of different approaches to vegetation dynamics possible. Here we… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Fibrosing alveolitis (FA) is a common and serious complication of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Before the availability… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Of patients awaiting lung transplantation, the death rates are highest in those with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by the presence of airflow obstruction caused by emphysema or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Data regarding pulmonary function and prognosis after video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy are limited. METHODS… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Static lung volume (LV) measurements have a number of clinical and research applications; however, no previous studies have… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
When the effectiveness of asthma interventions are evaluated in the research setting, the physiologic manifestation of asthma… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We used a CT program "density mask" outlining areas with attenuation values less than -910 HU, to indicate areas of emphysema on… (More)
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