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Small Airway Dysfunction by Impulse Oscillometry in Symptomatic Patients with Preserved Pulmonary Function.

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Summary of "Small Airway Dysfunction by Impulse Oscillometry in Symptomatic Patients with Preserved Pulmonary Function."

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are characterized by persistent airway inflammation and airflow limitation. Early detection of these diseases in patients with respiratory symptoms and preserved pulmonary function (PPF) defined by spirometry is difficult. Impulse oscillometry (IOS) may have better sensitivity to detect small airway dysfunction (SAD) than effort-dependent forced expiratory flow between 25% and 75% (FEF).

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Name: The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice
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