Spirometry and volumetric capnography in lung function assessment of obese and normal-weight individuals without asthma

Objective: To analyze and compare lung function of obese and healthy, normal-weight children and adolescents, without asthma, through spirometry and volumetric capnography. Methods: Cross-sectional study including 77 subjects (38 obese) aged 5–17 years. All subjects underwent spirometry and volumetr...

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Main Authors: Mariana S. Ferreira, Roberto T. Mendes, Fernando A.L. Marson, Mariana P. Zambon, Maria A.R.G.M. Antonio, Ilma A. Paschoal, Adyléia A.D.C. Toro, Silvana D. Severino, Maria A.G.O. Ribeiro, José D. Ribeiro
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2017-07-01
Series:Jornal de Pediatria
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021755717303030