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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Schneider, Antonius; Schwarzbach, Johannes; Faderl, Bernhard; Hautmann, Hubert; Jörres, Rudolf A 
Titel:
Whole-Body Plethysmography in Suspected Asthma: A Prospective Study of Its Added Diagnostic Value in 302 Patients. 
Abstract:
Whole-body plethysmography (WBP) with bronchial challenge testing to measure the (specific) airway resistance, (s)R(AW), is considered to be a more sensitive diagnostic procedure than spirometry, which can only measure the forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1). The evidence for the added diagnostic value of WBP is not yet conclusive.In a prospective diagnostic study, we carried out WBP with bronchial challenge testing as well as a bronchodilation test in 400 patients with suspected asthm...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Dtsch Arztebl Int 
Jahr:
2015 
Band / Volume:
112 
Heft / Issue:
24 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
405-11 
Sprache:
eng 
TUM Einrichtung:
Institut für Allgemeinmedizin; I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik