Inspired Sinewave Technique to Non-invasive Lung Function Testing - An Introduction and Update of Recent Developments

Phi Anh Phan, Sara Ffrench-constant, Andrew Farmery, Clive E. W. Hahn

Abstract

Inspired Sinewave is a novel technique to measure dead space, alveolar volume, and pulmonary blood flow noninvasively. In this paper, we describe a brief introduction to the principle of the technique, which involves forcing inspired concentrations to oscillate sinusoidally and measuring responding expired concentrations. Then, we give some updates to the recent developments of the device. These include accuracy and robustness studies of the device on bench lungs and volunteers, and study of lung volume change from sitting to supine. The success of these studies is a big step forward to make this novel device a useful clinical tool. The paper concludes with a description of future work.

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Phan P., Ffrench-constant S., Farmery A. and E. W. Hahn C. (2013). Inspired Sinewave Technique to Non-invasive Lung Function Testing - An Introduction and Update of Recent Developments . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-34-1, pages 148-152. DOI: 10.5220/0004241601480152


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@conference{biodevices13,
author={Phi Anh Phan and Sara Ffrench-constant and Andrew Farmery and Clive E. W. Hahn},
title={Inspired Sinewave Technique to Non-invasive Lung Function Testing - An Introduction and Update of Recent Developments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={148-152},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004241601480152},
isbn={978-989-8565-34-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2013)
TI - Inspired Sinewave Technique to Non-invasive Lung Function Testing - An Introduction and Update of Recent Developments
SN - 978-989-8565-34-1
AU - Phan P.
AU - Ffrench-constant S.
AU - Farmery A.
AU - E. W. Hahn C.
PY - 2013
SP - 148
EP - 152
DO - 10.5220/0004241601480152