readings from spirometry test
fev predicted 2.79 observed 0.95 percent 34
fvc 3.63 2.40 66
this reading was given for my husband, I know he has deteriated, does anyone know from these readings how long
he might live,
Understand your predicament.
The normal spirometry values are FVC-80-120% and FEV-80-120%. Also, FEV1/FVC ratio, is a calculated ratio used in the diagnosis of obstructive and restrictive diseases. A diagnosis of COPD is made when the FEV1/FVC ratio is less than 70%.
Though his spirometry values are below normal, his oxygen saturation is otherwise good. So, please don't worry.
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