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The Future of Monitoring Lung Function in LAM

Posted on May 07, 2021   |   

As all LAM patients are well aware of, serial lung function testing performed in a physician’s office is the current standard of care to assess the disease status for LAM patients. A full set of lung function tests comprises of the following:

1) Spirometry: measures the maximum amount of air you can exhale in the first one-second, known as forced expiratory volume in one-second (FEV1), and the total amount of air you can exhale, known

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Topics: Home Spirometry        Categories: Educational Resources

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Author: Robert Kotloff, MD, LAM Clinic Director

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Finding our New Normal: The Rise of Telemedicine for LAM

Posted on April 22, 2021   |   

Telemedicine – the use of video technology to offer “virtual visits” as a substitute for conventional face-to-face visits – has been available for over a decade. However, its use was limited because neither government nor commercial insurers provided reimbursement for telemedicine visits. As a result, only a handful of health systems offered this option, and patients choosing this option often had to pay out of pocket. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the widespread implementation of

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Topics: COVID-19 Telemedicine        Categories: Educational Resources