DLCO

- Diffusing capacity for lung carbon monoxide (Capacidad de difusión pulmonar del monóxido de carbono).

Diccionario de siglas médicas y otras abreviaturas par Javier Yetano Laguna e Vicent Alberola Cuñat. 2012.

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  • DLCO — (Diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide,[1]) is the extent to which oxygen passes from the air sacs of the lungs into the blood. Commonly, it refers to the test used to determine this parameter. It was introduced in 1909.[2] Contents… …   Wikipedia

  • DLCO — carbon monoxide diffusion in the lung …   Medical dictionary

  • DLCO — • carbon monoxide diffusion in the lung …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • DLCO SB — • single breath carbon monoxide diffusing capacity of the lungs …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • DLCO SS — • steady state carbon monoxide diffusing capacity of the lungs …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Diffusion capacity — Diagnostics MeSH D011653 In biology, diffusion capacity is a measurement of the lung s ability to transfer gases. Oxygen uptake may be limited by diffusion in circumstances of low ambient oxygen or high pul …   Wikipedia

  • Spirometry — TLC Total lung capacity: the volume in the lungs at maximal inflation RV Residual volume: the volume of air remaining in the lungs …   Wikipedia

  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis — Classification and external resources Extensive lung fibrosis from usual interstitial pneumonitis ICD 10 J …   Wikipedia

  • Emphysema — For the condition describing air trapped under the skin, see subcutaneous emphysema. Emphysema Classification and external resources A lateral chest x ray of a person with emphysema. Note the barrel chest and flat diaphragm …   Wikipedia

  • Sarcoïdose — Classification et ressources externes Radiographie du thorax montrant un infiltrat interstitiel. CIM 10 …   Wikipédia en Français

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