Satellite Symposium Highlights: New Non-invasive COPD Screening of EFL Within Home Therapy
Symposium sponsored by Philips Respironics
Filmed at the ERCA–JIVD 3rd Joint International Meeting, Lyon, France, March 2018
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Raffaele L Dellacà, Associate Professor, Politecnico di Milano University, Milan, Italy, responds to the following questions:
1. Is it important to screen for EFL in different postures (seated, supine)? (0:10)
2. What is Forced Oscillation Technique (FOT) and how do you use DeltaXRS in the evaluation of EFL? (1:01)
3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using of DeltaXRS/FOT compared with spirometry and esophageal balloon tests? (1:50)
4. How does treating EFL impact work of breathing (WOB) issues at rest? (3:00)
Speaker disclosures: Raffaele L Dellacà's institution, Politecnico di Milano University, licensed a patent on the automatic detection of Expiratory Flow Limitation to Philips Respironics.
Filming support: Educational grant from Philips Respironics.
View the satellite symposium in full, here.
View an interview with speaker Peter Calverley, here.
View an interview with chairperson David White, here.
View an interview with speaker Robert Romano, here.