PFT-DLCO

Increased DLCO

  • Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage (DAH)
  • Asthma: due to increased pulm cap blood volume

Decreased DLCO

  • Obstructive Lung Diseases (see [[Obstructive Lung Disease]])
    • COPD
  • Restrictive Lung Diseases (see [[PFT-Retsriction]])
    • Interstitial Lung Disease (see [[ILD-Etiology]])
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease
    • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (see [[Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension]])
  • Other
    • Anemia (see [[Anemia]])