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Table 7 Long-term Trend Data (infusion for over a month) 9 Patients

From: Short and long term treatment of asthma with intravenous nutrients

      % Predicted % Predicted % Predicted % Predicted % Predicted
Patient      FVC (L) FEV 1 (L) PEF (L/S) FEF 25–75 (L/S) FEF 75–85 (L/S)
  Sex Age Mos. # IVs Per pt. Pre Post % Pre Post % Pre Post % Pre Post % Pre Post %
B, M. F 57 9.5 11 73 97 33% 56 78 39% 89 109 22% 26 41 58% 29 40 38%
B, C M 31 2.3 8 34 97 185% 39 69 77% 30 53 77% 17 45 165% 13 52 300%
D, K F 16 5.3 11 119 143 20% 94 96 2% 95 134 41% 54 37 -31% Not done   
G, W. M 74 3.5 4 48 67 40% 25 57 128% 16 93 481% 11 34 209% 38 54 42%
G, L. F 63 3 4 50 82 64% 36 65 81% 51 56 10% 17 35 106% 21 36 71%
H, K. F 55 5.3 11 61 105 72% 41 97 137% 56 120 114% 18 38 111% 20 43 115%
O, M. F 48 19 4 72 90 25% 63 98 56% 60 88 47% 42 114 171% 42 145 245%
S, L. F 64 10 9 61 86 41% 41 64 56% 73 113 55% 16 24 50% 27 22 -19%
S, W. M 44 16 13 45 98 118% 35 77 120% 34 98 188% 21 45 114% 31 46 48%
Average   53 12.58 9.25 60 95 59% 45 84 87% 56 105 88% 24 55 128% 30 64 113%
Ave. # IVs per patient per month 0.74               
Average Overall Improvement 95% Long Term     
  1. Results were measured as percentage improvement in the percentage predicted on the Knudsen scale