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Female athlete treated for asthma

Professor Matthias Wilhelm, Cardiopulmonary Exercise (CPX) Testing Quiz Section Editor

Rehabilitation and Sports Cardiology

The case

  • Dyspnoea on exertion
  • Female athlete, age 25
  • weight: 70.0 kg; size: 174.0 cm
  • BMI: 23.12; Body surface: 1.84 m2

Test findings



9 Panel Plot of the Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test 



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