Normal spirometry doesn’t rule out bronchiectasis: Australian registry data

Clinicians should be aware that patients with moderate to severe bronchiectasis can still have normal spirometry, Australian respiratory specialists say. A first report on baseline data from 589 adults in the Australian Bronchiectasis Registry, has shown airflow obstruction was the predominant pattern of lung function in patients with severe disease. However 36% of patients with ...

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