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Respiration | Pulmonary Function

Advanced Acquisition & Analysis Solutions for Pulmonary Function Research

Breath-by-breath CO2 and O2 gas analysis

Online and offline analysis: respiration rate, peak flow, minimum flow, volume, compliance, and resistance

AcqKnowledge airflow and lung volume data

AcqKnowledge efficiently collects all data necessary for precise lung volume measurements and detailed respiratory airflow analysis for in lab and MRI applications. Investigate breathing mechanics by examining pressure/flow and pressure/volume relationships. Analyze respiratory gas consumption and production in real time and perform calculations for a complete metabolic analysis. All recorded data is clearly displayed in dedicated graph channels with breath-by-breath values and trends, and for X/Y plotting. Following data collection, use the powerful automated analysis tools to quickly extract advanced respiratory measures such as compliance and resistance, Penh analysis and pulmonary airflow.

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Volume/Flow Loop Relationships

Easily compare normal tidal breathing loops to maximum breathing loops by using the X/Y mode to plot flow versus volume.

Lung Volume Measurement

Wide variety of air flow transducers cover applications ranging from high-flow exercise physiology measurements to low-flow animal studies

Forced Expiratory Flow & Volume

Use AcqKnowledge to present the spirometry curve data as a function of time

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Hardware Packages   |   Respiration | Pulmonary Function

Hardware Bundles are complete solutions for the specified application. Choose your preferred platform and bundle, then click "Request Pricing" to request an estimate, add/remove items, or complete purchase. If you have questions about specific items, click through to the product web page for details and specifications, or contact your Local Sales contact.

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Volume, Flow, Loop, Relationships, Pulmonary Function

Metabolic Analysis Script

This automated script, with the companion graph template, is used to measure metabolic parameters from a subject: air flow, CO2 & %CO2. This script requires an active AcqKnowledge Basic Scripting license and is available via download from BIOPAC (Script 052).

Use the bundled Automated Analysis tools to quickly obtain specific advanced Respiration measures. AcqKnowledge will score the waveform and export the results to a journal or spreadsheet file, or display them as new channels.

Pulmonary, Function, Air, Flow,

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Pulmonary data

Pulmonary Air Flow Analysis

The Pulmonary Air Flow analysis is part of a suite of three automated respiration routines that are included in AcqKnowledge®. The other two are Compliance More...

Pulmonary App rabbit flow and volume data

Compliance and Resistance Analysis

The AcqKnowledge® Compliance and Resistance analysis is part of a suite of three automated respiration routines. The other two are Pulmonary Air Flow Analysis and More...

AcqKnowledge gas analysis data

Respiratory Gas Analysis - Breath-by-breath

Use AcqKnowledge with BIOPAC’s specially-designed O2 and CO2 modules for quick, accurate respiratory gas analysis. For breath-by-breath respiratory gas analysis, it is important to identify the More...

VO2 Data AcqKnowledge

Anaerobic Threshold (AT)

The relationship between ventilation and oxygen uptake becomes non-linear above the anaerobic threshold. This threshold can be determined by establishing a ratio of inspired volume More...

RER data for exercise physiology

Respiratory Exchange Ratio

The Respiratory Exchange Ratio (RER) is determined by dividing VCO2 produced by VO2 consumed. The measurement is very similar to the setup required for VO2 More...

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Epoch Analysis Demonstration

Compliance and Resistance

Pressure-Volume Loop Analysis with AcqKnowledge

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