Evaluations of inhaler use have demonstrated that mishandling of pMDIs (Pressurized Meter Dose Inhalers) is commonplace. One of the most common errors is the failure to coordinate inhalation with actuation... View Article
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The use of Fluidda’s FRI technology in the combat against COPD. The exact prevalence of COPD worldwide is largely unknown, but estimates have varied from 7-19%. The Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study... View Article
Functional Respiratory Imaging (FRI) shows significant regional ventilation defects in COPD patients as compared to healthy patients Ventilation defects in COPD are associated with reduced exercise tolerance and worse quality... View Article
ERS 2020 – Ventilation-perfusion measures based on FRI correlates with exercise tolerance and PRO’s in COPDSeptember 9, 2020 11:32 am Leave your thoughts
Ventilation-perfusion measures based on FRI correlates with exercise tolerance in COPD COPD affects the lungs in many ways. A common problem is reduced ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) values caused by airway disease... View Article
New published article: FRI assessment of glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate pMDI formulations using co-suspension delivery technology in COPD. Understanding lungs and lung diseases has never been more important than in... View Article
Mucus plays a major role in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), especially in the Chronic Bronchitis phenotypes. Mucus increases airway resistance making it harder for the patient to breath. At... View Article
Van Geffen et al.
International Journal of COPD 2018:13 1783–1792
A randomized study using FRI to characterize bronchodilator effects of glycopyrrolate formoterol fumarate delivered by a metered dose inhaler using co-suspension delivery technology in patients with COPDSeptember 1, 2018 5:38 pm
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Published 30 August 2018 Volume 2018:13 Pages 2673—2684
Wilfried De Backer at al.
The acute effect of budesonideformoterol in COPD – a multi-slice computed tomography and lung function studyJune 16, 2012 3:16 pm
De Backer et al.
Eur Respir J 2012; 40: 298–305
Functional imaging using computer methods to compare the effect of salbutamol and ipratropium bromide in patient-specific airway models of COPDAugust 16, 2011 3:07 pm
De Backer et al.
International Journal of COPD 2011:6 637–646