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The inspiratory film was essentially normal. The expiratory film was also fairly normal except for a small nodule visible in the apex of the right lung. Pulmonary function tests were performed. Results are as follows:

  Predicted Baseline % Pred Post-beta 2 % Pred
FVC 2.99 1.89 63 1.88 63
FEV1 2.58 1.61 62 1.62 63
FEV1/FVC 86 85      
FEF25-75   0.46   0.53  
TLC 3.58 2.55 71 2.78 77
RV 0.77 0.85 111    
DLco 19.44 8.57 44    
DLco/VA 5.42 3.97 73    

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