Simulation System for a Rebreathing Technique To Measure Multiple Cardiopulmonary Function Parameters

Yilmaz C. , CHANCE W. W. , JOHNSON R. L. , HSIA C. C. W.

CHEST, vol.135, no.5, pp.1309-1314, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 135 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1378/chest.08-1997
  • Title of Journal : CHEST
  • Page Numbers: pp.1309-1314


Background: We developed a simple method for simulating a rebreathing maneuver to test the accuracy of the apparatus for simultaneous measurement of lung volume, diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (DLCO), diffusing capacity of the lung for nitric oxide (DLNO), and pulmonary blood flow (Qc).