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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

COPD

12/20/2007

Question:

My grandmother`s FEV1 is 30%. She was diagnosed some time ago with COPD. What is the mortality rate for someone in her condition

Answer:

The mortality rate for someone with FEV130% varies greatly depending on other factors such as: 

Without knowing more about her condition, it would be impossible to answer your question.

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Go to the COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) health topic, where you can:

Response by:

Mahasti   Rittinger, RRT Mahasti Rittinger, RRT
Clinical Program Manager of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University

Phillip T Diaz, MD Phillip T Diaz, MD
Professor of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University