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DLCO Adjustment for Altitude

DLCO = Diffusing capacity of the Lung for Carbon Monoxide

Required inputs:

Measured DLCO

Barometric pressure:





Based upon the recommendation of the American Thoracic Society.1

References:
  1. American Thoracic society, Single Breath Carbon Monoxide Diffusing Capacity (transfer factor) Recomendations for a Standard Technique- 1995 Update, Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 152 pp 2185-2198 (1995).




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