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POCT Spirometry with Bronchodilator Results
Please help me to understand my husbands POCT Spirometry with Bronchodilator Test Results.  He is 50 years old.

FEV1                  2.58
FVC                    5.39
FEV1/FVC         66
FEV1%              93
PEF                   8.64
FEF 25-75%         1.77
FVC POST BD      5.22
FEV1 POST BD    3.63
FEV1% POST BD  94
PEF POST BD       10.16
FEF 25-75% POST BD     2.14
FEV1/FVC POST BD        70

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Without having any other information and just looking at one set of numbers,  the following can be said:

1. The 40% improvement of the FEV1 is consistent with reversible obstruction in the airways.   In someone with a compatible history, this might be associated with asthma.
2. The attainment of 94% FEV1 after bronchodilator means this is not  consistent with COPD (emphysema or chronic bronchitis).  The FEV1/FVC of 70% also agrees with this.

There is not much more than can be said from these numbers, alone.  I hope this is helpful.  It is best to discuss them with the physician who has the rest of the numbers and the clinical information.
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