Tania Ahmed Shakoori1,*, Muhammad Saqib Saeed2, Asif Hanif2, Saima Mukhtar3 and Ayesha Ghauri4 
...as surrogate markers for lung function in different models. We found that 28 (20.4%) of our COPD patients were frequent exacerbators. All three multiple linear regression models for identifying risk factors for frequent exacerbations were significant (p< 0.001). The model in which mid maximal expiratory flow was used as a surrogate marker for lung function, accounted for the change in the dependent variable to the greates...
Muhammad Shahid Saeed1, Adeela Shahid2, Samia Jawed3, Muhammad Akram4, Irshad Hussain Qureshi5 
...s performed to determine lung functions.
Results: The two groups (study group and placebo-treated group) were compared for FEV1, FEV1% predicted, PEFR and PEFR % predicted. There was 1.06 L increase in FEV1 in study group compared to 0.8 L in placebo group (p<0.05). The mean FEV1 in the study group was 47.75 % predicted as compared to 43.52% predicted in the placebo group. Similarly, PEFR a...
Muhammad Younus1*, Sabah Usman2 and Samia Jawed3
...ssociated with decreased lung functions.
Objective: This study was designed to compare the pulmonary functions in obese and non-obese subjects. Additionally, we aimed to correlate the body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) with pulmonary function tests (PFT’s).
Material and Methods: This cross sectional comparative study was conducted at the Institute of Chest Medicine, King Edward Med...

Annals of King Edward Medical University


Vol. 24, Iss. 1, Pages 1-153

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