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Lung tested again!

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#1 sherrytrifle


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Posted 02 August 2011 - 10:53 AM

Hi everyone
I kept my lung function appointment. Because I didn't have a current haemoglobin result to hand
TLCO 57%, however was told its probably over 60%.

VA - volume (total lung surface available for gas exchange) 81%.

KCO (rate of carbon monoxide uptake) 72%.

I was told my reduced lung performance is probably due to restriction of lungs by muscles rather than any scarring of tissue. Seems consistent since 09. So no worse

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Posted 02 August 2011 - 01:12 PM

Hi Sherrytrifle,

I'm very pleased to hear that your lung function has remained stable since 2009. :high-five:

Long may your good results continue! :emoticons-yes:

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#3 sherrytrifle


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Posted 02 August 2011 - 03:01 PM

Many thanks joelf

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Posted 02 August 2011 - 04:02 PM

'No change' and 'stable' are some of the nicest words we can hear! That's great news, long may it continue so. :emoticons-yes:
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#5 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 02 August 2011 - 06:02 PM

Hello Sherrytrifle

Yep, that's good news alright! I hope you have much more to share with us in the future!

Take care and keep posting.
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