Longitudinal evaluation of a patient with arteriovenous fistulas. Use of FRC-TLC shunt technique

T. E. Bruya, J. F. Keppel, R. D'Silva, A. F. Barker

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A patient with a brain abscess was found to have multiple pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas. Differences in arterial blood gas levels at low and high lung volumes were used to quantify shunting. Using this technique one can objectively follow progression, remission, or stabilization of pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)603-605
Number of pages3
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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