Diffusing Capacity of Carbon Monoxide in Assessment of COPD
Impairment in Dlco was associated with increased COPD symptoms, reduced exercise performance, and severe exacerbation risk even after accounting for spirometry and CT evidence of emphysema. These findings suggest that Dlco should be considered for inclusion in future multidimensional tools assessing COPD.
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