Table 5

Values of maximal power output (WRmax) and high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) scores in patients without (NFL) and with flow limitation (FL) seated and/or supine

All patientsNFLFL
WRmax % pred#77±1786±1259±7**
HRCT score7±36±39±3*
  • Data are presented as mean±sd

  • % pred: percentage of predicted

  • #: all patients n=15, NFL n=10, FL n=5

  • : all patients n=23, NFL n=14, FL n=9. Significantly different from NFL group

  • *: p<0.05

  • **: p<0.001