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Table 1 The effect of bronchial thermoplasty on lung function

From: Bronchial thermoplasty increases airway volume measured by functional respiratory imaging

  Baseline Mid treatment 6w post p
FEV1%predicted 42.9 ± 11.5 43.3 ± 12.3 46.0 ± 11.9 NS
VC % predicted 72.1 ± 12.8 74.5 ± 10.9 79.9 ± 13.4 NS
TLC % predicted 108.3 ± 20.7 109.9 ± 22.0 108.5 ± 22.0 NS
RV % predicted 158.8 ± 44.8 160.4 ± 51.4 148.0 ± 48 < 0.05
RV/TLC ratio % 56 ± 10 56 ± 11 52 ± 11 < 0.05
  1. p:Anova repeated measures