Mucus transport mechanisms in relation to the effect of high frequency chest compression (HFCC) on mucus clearance

Pediatr Pulmonol. 1994 Feb;17(2):113-8. doi: 10.1002/ppul.1950170207.


High frequency chest compression (HFCC) appears promising as a form of chest physiotherapy. Studies published by several clinical centers support its efficacy, and further clinical data are expected to become available.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Cystic Fibrosis / therapy*
  • Drainage, Postural*
  • Gravity Suits
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases, Obstructive / therapy*
  • Mucociliary Clearance / physiology
  • Mucus*
  • Respiratory Therapy*