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Clin Chest Med. 2001 Dec;22(4):637-49.

Single-breath carbon monoxide diffusing capacity.

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University of Utah School of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, USA. ldrcrapo@ihc.com

Abstract

Measurement of DL(CO) remains a clinically useful way to assess transfer of gases across the lung. It is important, however, to be vigilant in controlling the sources of variation and to be aware of those that remain when interpreting the measured values.

PMID:
11787656
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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