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A Java software for calculating mean breath-by-breath variability in gas exchange parameters: application in young cardiac patients with exercise-related periodic breathing.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16105707     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Oscillatory changes in parameters of gas exchange have been reported during rest and exercise in cardiac patients with severely depressed left ventricular function. As a result of the growing interest in this oscillatory phenomenon, several methods for assessment of this ventilatory response have been presented in cardiovascular research. Nowadays, objective measurement becomes more important. Therefore, the software reported in this study is based on calculating the mean breath-by-breath variability in respiratory variables and has the advantage that patients can be compared to normal controls. This Java-based software is available for public download under:
Steven Vangesselen; Maria Weymans; Luc Mertens; Marc Gewillig; Tony Reybrouck
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Computer methods and programs in biomedicine     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0169-2607     ISO Abbreviation:  Comput Methods Programs Biomed     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-26     Completed Date:  2006-01-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506513     Medline TA:  Comput Methods Programs Biomed     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Leuven, Heverlee, Leuven, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Data Interpretation, Statistical*
Exercise Test*
Heart Diseases
Pulmonary Gas Exchange / physiology*

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