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What Does Fev1 Represent What Is Considered To Be A Good Fev1 Level
Lung function: The fev1 stands for forced expiratory volume in the 1st second of a lung function test. It gives a picture of how fast the air is able to be expelled from the airways. A "normal" number is really dependent on multiple factors, but generally >80% predicted is acceptable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is the forced expiratory volume in 1 second and is the amount of air one can rapidly expire after a deep breath in 1 second. It is a component of pulmonary function tests, and along with other aspects of the test can help diagnosis lung disease or the severity of certain kinds ...Read more
Ct show bullae both lung upper lobe.Fev1 96 fvc 102 fev1/fvc 96 tlc 108 dsbhb 75 dco 87 d/v asbhb 85.Normal bronchoscopy, is it emphysema which stage?
Very very mild: You have anatomic emphysema but no functional impairment thus it's very, very mild. If you smoke, please stop. Consider whether you have occupational exposure to toxic fumes? If no to both, you should be checked for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Forced exp volume: This is the forced expiratory volume in 1 second and is the amount of air one can rapidly expire after a deep breath in 1 second. It is a component of pulmonary function tests, and along with other aspects of the test can help diagnosis lung disease or the severity of certain kinds of diseases like copd. ...Read more
Lung tests: Fev1 -- forced expiratory volume in one second; what percent of the air in your lungs you can force out during the first second, compared with how much you can force out altogether. Fvc -- forced vital capacity. The total amount of air you can blow out of your lungs with one exhalation. ...Read more
FEV1 was 35, but improved to 38 after a br trtmnt. He was given some new medications. Can this really change the FEV1 or will it get just get worse?
Bronchodilators: Medications that help open up the airways when treating diseases such as asthma or COPD are available with a few different mechanisms of action. It depends whether the person is acutely sick on top of underlying lung disease or if it's stable underlying lung disease. Most of these medications are meant to slow further decline of FEV1. ...Read more
I have COPD my fev1 in August was 97% it decline to 86% in September and it fall to 75% in December, what's happening please advise ?
More info: This would be a good question for HealthTap Prime. Info to have on hand at the time of the appointment would include the full spirometry or pulmonary function test report to include the FEV1/FVC ratio, a list of any med health changes or exposure to environmental contaminants. A family history would also be helpful, given your young age, especially lung or liver disease. Weight/height also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thank u, what would you say has a great positive predictive value for mortality within a year: 1. FEV1 < 30%, 2. 6 minute walk test distance < 250m?
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