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The author did his work in the Department of Respiratory Physiology at the University of Oslo. The organization of his work is along classic lines, with acknowledgment of the influence of thoracic surgical advances upon the development of this procedure. The author includes description of the technic and instruments, an evaluation of the work-loading test during the procedure in the supine position, significance of position change, and a discussion of the value of the method in clinical work as a preoperative investigation, as well as its usefulness postoperatively in assessing function changes as a result of surgery. The author refers
The Investigation of the Relative Function of the Right and Left Lung by Bronchospirometry: Technique, Physiology and Application.. Ann Intern Med. ;52:945. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-4-945
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