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Plethysmograph - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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 - Hopkins Medicine

Body Plethysmography. Spirometry is the standard method for measuring most relative lung volumes; however, it isincapable of providing information about absolute ...

Body Plethysmography - Lung Function Test -

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 ...

Body Plethysmography - Definition - Health

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 ...

Body plethysmography--its principles and clinical use.

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.

Plethysmography: Purpose, Procedure & Preparation

Lung or full-body plethysmography, which measures the capacity of your lungs, involves breathing against a mouthpiece while enclosed in an airtight room.

Body plethysmography – Its principles and clinical use

Summary. Body plethysmography allows to assess functional residual capacity (FRC pleth) and specific airway resistance (sRaw) as primary measures.

Total Body Plethysmography - Aetna

Number: 0474. Policy. Aetna considers total body plethysmography medically necessary as an adjunct to complete pulmonary function testing (including residual volumes ...

BCBSF Medical Policies (Medical Coverage Guidelines) Body Plethysmography

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