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A simplified method for measuring helium closing volume.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1235313     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A simple method for delivering a constant volume of helium for the measurement of airway closing volume is described. Using a standard fiveway valve and PVC plastic irrigation pipe, a device was constructed which permits the delivery of a uniform volume of helium and avoids the troublesome valve change during inspiration. Results obtained when using this device were comparable to those with the use of conventional bag to contain the helium.
Authors:
K McClelland; C Mittman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1975 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-05-25     Completed Date:  1977-05-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  110-11     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Helium
Humans
Lung Volume Measurements / instrumentation,  methods*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7440-59-7/Helium

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