Search Tag: Lung Function

IMAGING Management

2024 30 Apr

  Quantitative interstitial abnormalities (QIAs) are subtle lung features detected through automated machine learning on CT scans. QIAs are linked to reduced lung function, exercise capacity, and increased respiratory symptoms and mortality. Risk factors for QIA progression include age, sex, smoking, and genetic factors. QIA progression is associated...Read more

IMAGING Management

2024 22 Apr

  In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), symptoms like dyspnea, wheezing, and coughing are common and indicate a faster disease progression and higher mortality. These symptoms can be caused by various factors, including muscle weakness, airway obstruction, chronic inflammation, and structural changes in the airways. Studies...Read more