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Plethysmography, Whole Body

"Plethysmography, Whole Body" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Measurement of the volume of gas in the lungs, including that which is trapped in poorly communicating air spaces. It is of particular use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Plethysmography, Whole Body" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Plethysmography, Whole Body" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1990 and 2001 and 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.