flow-volume loop studies

flow-volume loop studies

diagnostic methods in which inspiratory and expiratory flow-volume curves are used to determine the location of an obstruction in the tracheobronchial tree.

flow-vol·ume loop stud·ies

(flō-vol'yūm lūp stŭd'ēz)
Diagnostic methods in which inspiratory and expiratory flow-volume curves are used to determine the location of an obstruction in the tracheobronchial tree.
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Documentation of upper airway obstruction in unilateral vocal cord paralysis: Flow-volume loop studies in 43 subjects.