Table 3

Forced expiratory volume in 1 s and pulsed arterial oxygen saturation at baseline, during and after treatment with usual airway clearance technique and HFCWO

Usual ACTHFCWO
BaselineDuring treatment30 min after treatmentBaselineDuring treatment30 min after treatment
FEV1% predicted39.1 (16.9)NA38.9 (17.1)38.9 (16.8)NA39.2 (16.7)
SpO2 (%)94.4 (2.0)94.4 (1.9)93.9 (1.6)94.5 (1.8)95.0 (1.7)94.3 (1.7)
  • Data are presented as mean (SD).

  • ACT, airway clearance technique; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1  s; HFCWO, high frequency chest wall oscillation; NA, not applicable; SpO2, pulsed arterial oxygen saturation.