FEV1:FVC

AcronymDefinition
FEV1:FVCForced Expiratory Volume to Forced Vital Capacity Ratio
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TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Use of a threshold of airflow obstruction of forced expiratory volume in one second:forced vital capacity (FEV1:FVC) of 0.70 discriminates chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)-related hospitalization and mortality, according to a study published in the June 25 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Bhatt, M.D., from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues examined the discriminative accuracy of various FEV1:FVC fixed thresholds for predicting COPD-related hospitalization and mortality using pooled data for 24,207 adults from four U.S.