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 ...
Adding spirometry to lung cancer screening picks up undiagnosed COPD
By Emma Wilkinson
9 Jun 2020