Reversibility of Airway Obstruction vs Bronchodilatation: Do We Speak the Same Language

COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 05/25/2012

Airway reversibility test is performed routinely in the diagnosis of obstructive lung diseases. The results of this test may be helpful in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but sometimes bring confusion. Unfortunately, the nomenclature used for test result is not uniform, which also leads to confusion.

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