The utility of three-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) lung volumetry in the evaluation of emphysema in silicosis
Dr Ooi, Clara Gaik Cheng (Principal investigator)
Dr Ho (Co-Investigator)
Emeritus Professor Lam Wah Kit (Co-Investigator)
Professor Tsang Kenneth Wah Tak (Co-Investigator)
Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board - General Award
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).