Lung Volumes and Lung Segments

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Lung Volumes and Lung Segments
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  1. Total Lung Capacity (TLC)
    The volume in the lungs at maximal inflation. The max amount of air the lungs can accommodate.

    6000 ml

    IC + FRC
  2. Functional Residual Capacity (FRC)
    The volume in the lungs at the end-expiratory position (normal exhalation)

    2400 ml

    ERV + RV
  3. Inspiratory Capacity (IC)
    Volume of air that can be inhaled after a normal exhalation.

    3600 ml

    Vt + IRV
  4. Vital Capacity (VC)
    The volume of air that can be exhaled after the deepest (max) inhalation.

    4800 ml

    Vt + ERV
  5. Residual Volume (RV)
    The volume of air remaining in the lungs after a maximal exhalation.

    1200 ml
  6. Expiratory Reserve Volume (ERV)
    The maximal volume of air that can be exhaled from the end-expiratory position (during normal Vt exhalation)

    1200 ml
  7. Inspiratory Reserve Volume (IRV)
    the maximal volume that can be inhaled from the end-inspiratory level (after a normal Vt inhalation)

    3100 ml
  8. Tidal Volume
    that volume of air moved into or out of the lungs during one quiet breath

    500 ml

    7 - 9 ml/kg of IBW
  9. Right Upper Lung
    Apical

    Posterior

    Anterior
  10. Right Middle Lung
    Lateral

    Medial
  11. Right Lower Lung
    Superior

    Medial Basal

    Anterior Nasal

    Lateral Basal

    Posterior Basal
  12. Left Upper Lung
    Apical

    Anterior

    Superior Lingular

    Inferior Lingular

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