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Maximum voluntary ventilation is more strongly associated with energy expenditure during simple activities of daily living than measures of airflow obstruction or respiratory muscle strength in patients with COPD.
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PMID:  23129801     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a retrospective analysis of data in which we explored the association between energy expenditure (EE) and lung function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A total of 36 participants ( 20 males; forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV(1)) of 48 ± 15% predicted) underwent measures of indirect calorimetry whilst performing five simple activities of daily living. Maximal voluntary ventilation was the only lung function parameter associated with EE. These data highlight the limited extent to which the FEV(1) is related to the functional performance of patients with COPD.
Authors:
Vinicius Cavalheri; Kylie Hill; Leila Donaria; Carlos Augusto Camillo; Fabio Pitta
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chronic respiratory disease     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1479-9731     ISO Abbreviation:  Chron Respir Dis     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101197408     Medline TA:  Chron Respir Dis     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1Laboratório de Pesquisa em Fisioterapia Pulmonar (LFIP), Physiotherapy Department, Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL), Londrina, Paraná, Brazil.
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