Lee, YC and Singh, B and Pang, SC and de Klerk, NH and Hillman, DR and Musk, AW (2003) Radiographic (ILO) readings predict arterial oxygen desaturation during exercise in subjects with asbestosis. Occup Environ Med , 60 (3) 201 - 206.
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Exercise impairment is common in subjects with asbestosis. Arterial oxygen desaturation during exercise is an important contributor to exercise limitation. The International Labour Office (ILO) classification of plain chest radiographs correlates with resting pulmonary function, but its value in predicting abnormal ventilatory responses to exercise, including desaturation, has not been explored.
|Title:||Radiographic (ILO) readings predict arterial oxygen desaturation during exercise in subjects with asbestosis.|
|Additional information:||PMCID: PMC1740487|
|Keywords:||Aged, Asbestosis, Disability Evaluation, Exercise, Exercise Test, Humans, Lung, Male, Middle Aged, Oxygen, Regression Analysis, Respiratory Function Tests|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Medicine (Division of)|
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