The utility of three-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) lung volumetry in the evaluation of emphysema in silicosis


Grant Data
Project Title
The utility of three-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) lung volumetry in the evaluation of emphysema in silicosis
Principal Investigator
Dr Ooi, Clara Gaik Cheng   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Ho   (Co-Investigator)
Emeritus Professor Lam Wah Kit   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Tsang Kenneth Wah Tak   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
1998-08-01
Completion Date
2000-07-31
Amount
0
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board - General Award
Funding Year
Status
Completed
Objectives
To evaluate the feasibility of performing 3D CT lung volumetry in silicosis; to perform correlative study of lung volumes obtained at 3D-CT lung volumetry with that obtained at spirometric lung evaluation (FEV1, FVC and FEV1/FVC) including diffusion coefficient (DLCO/VA).