respiratory
COPD

Adding spirometry to lung cancer screening picks up undiagnosed COPD

Including spirometry as part of a lung cancer screening check for smokers is both feasible and likely to identify a significant number of patients with undiagnosed COPD, UK research suggests. Analysis of data from the pilot of Lung Health Checks screening project in Manchester found that more than 99% of the 2525 smokers invited to ...

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