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Table 3 The effect of BT on airway luminal volumes

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

Airway volume (mls) TLC baseline TLC Post left Rx p FRC baseline FRC Post left Rx p
Distal Left side 4.8 ± 2.1 6.1 ± 3.3 < 0.05 2.3 ± 1.0 2.7 ± 1.2 < 0.01
Distal Right side 5.6 ± 3.3 5.8 ± 4.4 ns 2.8 ± 1.5 2.7 ± 1.6 ns
Central airways 24.5 ± 8.6 24.6 ± 9.9 ns 16.5 ± 6.3 17.5 ± 6.4 ns
  1. p:paired t-test