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Abeer Fatima
Abeer Fatima12 months ago
Flow-Volume Loops

Flow-Volume Loops

Flow-volume loops are important in diagnosis of obstructive and restrictive pulmonary diseases. The attached image demonstrates the flow-volume loops in case of obstructive and restrictive pulmonary disorders. The normal flow-volume loop is also exhibited for reference. Image via: https://www.drawittoknowit.com/course/pathology/glossary/pathophysiologic-disorder/flow-volume-loops

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12 months ago

I am a practioner in the specialty of pulmonary and CCM so this is my specialty. Only thing i would add is if there is a flat side on flow loop is indicates a obstruction and if both sides the location is unknown and it's fully obstructed

12 months ago

thank you!