A plethysmograph is an instrument for measuring changes in volume within an organ or whole body (usually resulting from fluctuations in the amount of blood or air it ...
Body Plethysmography. Spirometry is the standard method for measuring most relative lung volumes; however, it isincapable of providing information about absolute ...
Body plethysmography is a simple, painless test that takes lung volume measurements. Lung volume is the amount of air you inhale and exhale. The test involves sitting ...
Definition: Body plethsmography is one of many pulmonary function tests which determines how much air is present in your lungs when you take a deep breath ...
1. Respir Med. 2011 Jul;105(7):959-71. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2011.02.006. Epub 2011 Feb 26. Body plethysmography--its principles and clinical use.
Lung or full-body plethysmography, which measures the capacity of your lungs, involves breathing against a mouthpiece while enclosed in an airtight room.
Summary. Body plethysmography allows to assess functional residual capacity (FRC pleth) and specific airway resistance (sRaw) as primary measures.
Number: 0474. Policy. Aetna considers total body plethysmography medically necessary as an adjunct to complete pulmonary function testing (including residual volumes ...
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DESCRIPTION: Total body plethysmography, also referred to as whole-body plethysmography, is a pulmonary function study for determining thoracic gas volume (VTG) and ...
The primary function of whole-body plethysmographs is the measurement of intrathoracic gas volume (TGV) and volume change. Different models of whole-body