Increased lung compliance and loss of lung elastic recoil has been observed in older people with asthma and fixed airflow obstruction (FAO). However the association appears to be independent of likely contributing factors such as age or asthma duration. The small Australian study comprised 18 non-smoking patients with a median age of 64 years, asthma ...
Lung elasticity linked to airflow obstruction
By Mardi Chapman
15 Oct 2019