cardiology
Heart disease

Spirometry safe for people with thoracic aortic aneurysms


Pulmonary function testing is safe in patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA), with no evidence of acute rupture of even large aneurysms or poorer outcomes following spirometry, UK research shows. Researchers from the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, led by Respiratory Fellow Dr Freddy Frost, reviewed the outcomes of 519 patients who had undergone spirometry ...

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