Study: Use Lung Clearance Index to Measure Function

Study: Use Lung Clearance Index to Measure Function

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Study: Use Lung Clearance Index to Measure Function

An assessment called the lung clearance index could be used to help identify people with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are at high risk for worsening lung function, a study has found. The study reported on factors associated with a worsening lung clearance index (LCI) over time in CF patients, which included initial LCI measurements and bacterial infections. Titled, “Longitudinal assessment of lung clearance index to monitor disease progression in children and adults with cystic fibrosis,”…

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