Table 4

Effect of FIA, FIB and FIC on time-point at which test determined EVH+

MethodTime-point (%EVH+)
Total EVH+3 min (%)5 min (%)10 min (%)15 min (%)20 min (%)
FIA 6226 (42)21 (34)10 (16)3 (5)2 (3)
FIB 487 (15)25 (52)10 (21)4 (8)2 (4)
FIC 7029 (41)24 (34)11 (16)3 (4)3 (4)
  • EVH, ´╗┐eucapnic voluntary hyperpnoea; EVH+, individuals testing positive in the EVH challenge; EVH-, individuals testing negative in the EVH challenge; FI, fall index.