Dienstag, 27 Juni 2017

Approximate Time to Steady-state Resting Energy Expenditure Using Indirect Calorimetry in Young, Healthy Adults

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study in the Frontiers in Nutrition Journal provides evidence on the assessment of the time to reach steady state (SS) during indirect calorimetry in young, healthy adults.

Dienstag, 27 Juni 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and second-line pulmonary function tests to detect obstructive pattern in symptomatic smokers with borderline spirometry

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests, Clinical CPET

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A study published on the Respiratory Medicine Journal investigates the need for additional research on smokers with respiratory symptoms (dyspnoea, cough, or sputum production) and normal spirometry.

Freitag, 23 Juni 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise factors predict survival in patients with advanced interstitial lung disease referred for lung transplantation

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The Respiratory Medicine Journal presents a new study demonstrating the prognostic value of CPET test parameters as pre-assessment tool for lung transplant ILD patients.

Donnerstag, 22 Juni 2017

Anthropometric measures are not accurate predictors of fat mass in ALS

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

A new article on the Journal of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) shows how anthropometric measurements are not effective to measure fat mass in ALS patients.

Freitag, 12 Mai 2017

Systematic review: pre- and post-operative prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in liver transplant candidates

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

indirect calorimetry

Interesting literature review on the Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutic Journal focusing on the role of cardio pulmonary exercise test (CPET) in cirrhosis patients.

Freitag, 12 Mai 2017

ERS technical standard on bronchial challenge testing: general considerations and performance of methacholine challenge tests

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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A new paper by ERS published on the ERJ aims to update previous publications on bronchial challenge testing and the performance of the methacholine challenge test.

Freitag, 12 Mai 2017

Are Predictive Energy Expenditure Equations in Ventilated Surgery Patients Accurate?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study in the Journal of Intensive care Medicine analyses the accuracy of predictive equations versus indirect calorimetry in surgical ICU (SICU) patients.

Donnerstag, 13 April 2017

Measuring lung function in asthmatic children: A spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) comparison

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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The role of spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) in asthmatic young patients has been investigated in a study published on the European Respiratory Journal.

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