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Forced Expiration

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Mechanics of Breathing

  1. Robert E. Hyatt

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030319

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Hyatt, R. E. 2011. Forced Expiration. Comprehensive Physiology. 295–314.

Author Information

  1. Mayo Medical School and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Mechanism of Expiratory Flow Limitation
    • 1.1
      Wave-Speed Limitation
    • 1.2
      Viscous Flow Limitation
    • 1.3
      Computational Model
  • 2
    Measurement and Analysis
    • 2.1
      Volume-Time
    • 2.2
      Flow-Volume
  • 3
    Relative Merits of Presentations
    • 3.1
      Volume-Time
    • 3.2
      Flow-Volume
  • 4
    Additional Considerations
    • 4.1
      Volume and Time History
    • 4.2
      Effects of Changing Gas Properties
    • 4.3
      Dysanaptic Growth
    • 4.4
      Axial Bronchial Tension
    • 4.5
      Thoracoabdominal Mechanics