The role of FEV6 in the detection of airway obstruction

Demir T. , IKITIMUR H. , Koc W. , YILDIRIM N.

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.99, no.1, pp.103-106, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 99 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2004.05.016
  • Title of Journal : RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.103-106


Objectives: There are recent reports regarding the use of forced expiratory volume in 6 s (FEV6) in place of forced expiratory vital capacity (FVC) in the detection of airway obstruction. We aimed to investigate the role of FEV6 in comparison with FVC in the evaluation of airway obstruction.