alexa Validity of Prediction of Thoracic Gas Volume and Body Composition Using Air Displacement Plethysmography in People Living with HIV in Southwest Ethiopia
ISSN: 2161-105X

Journal of Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article

Validity of Prediction of Thoracic Gas Volume and Body Composition Using Air Displacement Plethysmography in People Living with HIV in Southwest Ethiopia

Yohannes Markos1*, TeshomeGobena1 and MuluegtaShegaze2

1Department of Biomedical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia

2Department of Nursing Arbaminch University, Arbaminch, Ethiopia

*Corresponding Author:
Yohannes Markos
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
Tel: 251941189744
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: June 08, 2017; Accepted date: June 15, 2017; Published date: June 17, 2017

Citation: Markos Y, Gobena T, Shegaze M (2017) Validity of Prediction of Thoracic Gas Volume and Body Composition Using Air Displacement Plethysmography in People Living with HIV in Southwest Ethiopia. J Pulm Respir Med 7:411. doi: 10.4172/2161-105X.1000411

Copyright: © 2017 Markos Y, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

Background: Body composition assessment has become increasingly popular in clinical and research areas. But any body composition measurement technique that is used in both clinical and research settings should be reliable and valid. Objectives: Our first aim was to compare predicted thoracic gas volume (Vtgpred) with measured thoracic gas volume (Vtgmeas) using the BOD POD in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Southwest Ethiopia. The second aim was to determine the effect of thoracic gas volume (Vtg) measurement ways on estimation of body fat (BF) using the BOD POD in PLWHA in Southwest Ethiopia. Method: Cross-sectional study was conducted on 68 PLWHA who had follow up at Jimma University Specialized Hospital (JUSH). Subjects were collected using convenience sampling technique. Agreement between the methods was tested using paired t-test, Pearson’s correlation, linear regression, and Bland-Altman plot. Result: Much percent of study subjects were malnourished (60.3%). Vtg and percent body fat (%BF) did not differ significantly (p>0.05) between the two modes of assessment (predicted and measured). Strong correlation was observed between Vtgpred and Vtgmeas (r=0.82, p<0.001). Correlation between predicted %BF (%BFpred) and measured %BF (%BFmeas) was also strong(r=0.92, p<0.001). The regression of Vtgmeas(Y) against Vtgpred (X) (Y=- 0.369+1.140X, R2=0.68, SEE=0.015) did not significantly deviated from the line of identity. Similarly, the regression of %BFmeas (Y) against %BFpred (X=1·70+0.94X, R2=0·96) did not significantly deviated from the line of identity. Bland- Altman plot of the differences against the mean of Vtgpred and Vtgmeas and the differences against the mean of %BFpred and %BFmeas showed no systematic differences. Conclusion: The BOD-POD is a reliable technique to predict Vtg and body composition in PLWHA in Southwest Ethiopia. Therefore, researchers and clinicians can confidently use the predicted Vtg and body fat in place of the measured ones in PLWHA in Southwest Ethiopia.

Keywords

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords