Darcy D Marciniuk
Affiliation: University of Saskatchewan
- The effects of helium-hyperoxia on 6-min walking distance in COPD: a randomized, controlled trialDarcy D Marciniuk
Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada
Chest 131:1659-65. 2007..We hypothesized that breathing helium-hyperoxia (HeO2) would significantly improve 6-min walking test (6MWT) distance in COPD subjects...
- Can inhaled fluticasone alone or in combination with salmeterol reduce systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial [NCT00120978]Don D Sin
Respiratory Division, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
BMC Pulm Med 6:3. 2006....
- Associations between isokinetic muscle strength, high-level functional performance, and physiological parameters in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseScotty J Butcher
School of Physical Therapy, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:537-42. 2012..High-level functional performance in patients with COPD is associated with physiological parameters that require high levels of muscle force and anaerobic work rates...
- TNFα antagonists for acute exacerbations of COPD: a randomised double-blind controlled trialShawn D Aaron
Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Thorax 68:142-8. 2013....
- The effects of fluticasone with or without salmeterol on systemic biomarkers of inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseDon D Sin
Department of Medicine, Respiratory Division, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:1207-14. 2008..Small studies have suggested that inhaled corticosteroids can suppress systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
- Test-Retest Reliability and Physiological Responses Associated with the Steep Ramp Anaerobic Test in Patients with COPDRobyn L Chura
School of Physical Therapy, University of Saskatchewan, 1121 College Dr, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 0W3
Pulm Med 2012:653831. 2012..The SRAT is a highly reliable test that better reflects physiological performance on a WAT power test despite a similar level of ventilatory constraint compared to CPET...
- Assessing exercise limitation using cardiopulmonary exercise testingMichael K Stickland
Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, 8334B Aberhart Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7 Centre for Lung Health, Covenant Health, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Pulm Med 2012:824091. 2012..CPET testing data, when combined with other clinical/investigation studies, can provide the clinician with an objective method to evaluate cardiopulmonary physiology and determination of exercise intolerance...