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From: Dark-field chest x-ray imaging: first experience in patients with alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency

Fig. 2

Correlation of dark-field chest x-rays (upper row) and conventional CXR (lower row) of a healthy patient (#1) and four patients (#2–5) with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) with respiratory parameters obtained by whole-body plethysmography. TLC, Total lung capacity; FVC, Forced vital capacity; FEV1, Forced expiratory volume in 1 s; RV, Residual volume; DLCO SB, Single breath diffusing capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide; % predicted, compared to reference values; Post %, After administration of bronchodilator and compared to reference values

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