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Table 7 Description of PFTs (spirometry)

From: Systemic sclerosis: correlation between lung abnormalities on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and pulmonary function tests (PFTs)

 Description (n = 30)
RangeMedian (IQR)
Pred (FVC)2.2–53.2 (2.8–3.4)
% (B/P) (FVC)28.8–101.863.7 (51–77.6)
Pred (FEV1)1.8–4.22.8 (2.4–3)
Best (FEV1)0.6–3.71.7 (1.3–2)
% (B/P) (FEV1)30.1–9465.4 (48.5–75.6)
Pred (FEV1 % FVC)78.1–88.385.9 (84.7–87.2)
Best (FEV1 % FVC)37.1–10083.8 (79.6–91.3)
% (B/P) (FEV1 % FVC)43–12897.5 (93–105)
  1. IQR interquartile range (range between 25th and 75th percentiles)