Friday, 12 May 2017

Systematic review: pre- and post-operative prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in liver transplant candidates

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

indirect calorimetry

Interesting literature review on the Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutic Journal focusing on the role of cardio pulmonary exercise test (CPET) in cirrhosis patients.

Friday, 12 May 2017

ERS technical standard on bronchial challenge testing: general considerations and performance of methacholine challenge tests

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

A new paper by ERS published on the ERJ aims to update previous publications on bronchial challenge testing and the performance of the methacholine challenge test.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Are Predictive Energy Expenditure Equations in Ventilated Surgery Patients Accurate?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study in the Journal of Intensive care Medicine analyses the accuracy of predictive equations versus indirect calorimetry in surgical ICU (SICU) patients.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Measuring lung function in asthmatic children: A spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) comparison

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

The role of spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) in asthmatic young patients has been investigated in a study published on the European Respiratory Journal.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Applicability of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study investigates the applicability of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure
(REE) in obese individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the effects of OSA severity
on REE.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Exertional dyspnoea in interstitial lung diseases: the clinical utility of cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

indirect calorimetry

A new review study published on the ERS European Respiratory Review describes the importance of Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Test to evaluate dyspnoea symptoms in Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) patients.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Diabetes in pregnancy and infant adiposity: systematic review and meta-analysis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

A new systematic review on the relationship between maternal diabetes in pregnancy and offspring adiposity was published in the ADC Fetal % Neonatal Journal.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing for detecting pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

indirect calorimetry

This study published on the Heart Journal analyses the diagnostic role of cardiopulmonary exercise test for detecting and ruling of systemic sclerosis pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSC-associated PAH).

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