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Chronic pulmonary insufficiency

      1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to any cause with the FEV1 equal to or less than the value specified in Table I corresponding to the child's height without shoes. (In cases of marked spinal deformity, see 103.00B.);
      2. Table I

        Height Without Shoes (Centimeters)

        Height Without Shoes (Inches)

        FEV1 Equal to or less than (L,BTPS)

        119 or less

        46 or less

        0.65

        120-129

        47-50

        0.75

        130-139

        51-54

        0.95

        140-149

        55-58

        1.15

        150-159

        59-62

        1.35

        160-164

        63-64

        1.45

        165-169

        65-66

        1.55

        170 or more

        67 or more

        1.65

        OR

      3. Chronic restrictive ventilatory disease, due to any cause, with the FVC equal to or less then the value specified in Table II corresponding to the child's height without shoes. (In cases of marked spinal deformity, see 103.00B.);
      4. Table II

        Height Without Shoes (Centimeters)Height Without Shoes (Inches)FEV1 Equal to or less than (L,BTPS)
        119 or less 46 or less 0.65
        120-129 47-50 0.85
        130-139 51-54 1.05
        140-149 55-58 1.25
        150-159 59-62 1.45
        160-164 63-64 1.65
        165-169 65-66 1.75
        170 or more 67 or more 2.05

        OR

      5. Frequent need for:
        1. Mechanical ventilation; or
        2. Nocturnal supplemental oxygen as required by persistent or recurrent episodes of hypoxemia;

          OR

      6. The presence of a tracheostomy in a child under 3 years of age;

        or

      7. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia characterized by two of the following;
        1. Prolonged expirations; or
        2. Intermittent wheezing or increased respiratory effort as evidenced by retractions, flaring and tachypnea; or
        3. Hyperinflation and scarring on a chest radiograph or other appropriate imaging techniques; or
        4. Bronchodilator or diuretic dependency; or
        5. A frequent requirement for nocturnal supplemental oxygen; or
        6. Weight disturbance with:
          1. An involuntary weight loss (or failure to gain weight at an appropriate rate for age) resulting in a fall of 15 percentiles from established growth curve (on standard growth charts) which persists for 2 months or longer; or
          2. An involuntary weight loss (or failure to gain weight at an appropriate rate for age) resulting in a fall to below the third percentile from established growth curve (on standard growth charts) which persists for 2 months or longer;

            or

      8. Two required hospital admissions (each longer than 24 hours) within a 6-month period for recurrent lower respiratory tract infections or acute respiratory distress associated with:
        1. Chronic wheezing or chronic respiratory distress; or
        2. Weight disturbance with;
          1. An involuntary weight loss (or failure to gain weight at an appropriate rate for age) resulting in a fall of 15 percentiles from established growth curve (on standard growth charts) which persists for 2 months or longer; or
          2. An involuntary weight loss (or failure to gain weight at an appropriate rate for age) resulting in a fall to below the third percentile from established growth curve (on standard growth charts) which persists for 2 months or longer;

            or

      9. Chronic hypoventilation (Pa CO2 greater than 45 mm Hg) or chronic cor pulmonale as described under the appropriate criteria in 104.02;

        or

      10. Growth impairment as described under the criteria in 100.00.
      11. Table III-A

        (Applicable at test sites less than 3,000 feet above sea level)

        Arterial PCO2 (mm Hg) andArterial PO2 Equal to or Less than (mm Hg)
        30 or below 65
        31... 64
        32... 63
        33... 62
        34... 61
        35... 60
        36... 59
        37... 58
        38... 57
        39... 56
        40 or above 55

        Table III-B

        (Applicable at test sites 3,000 through 6,000 feet above sea level)

        Arterial PCO2 (mm Hg) andArterial PO2 Equal to or Less than (mm Hg)
        30 or below 60
        31... 59
        32... 58
        33... 57
        34... 56
        35... 55
        36... 54
        37... 53
        38... 52
        39... 51
        40 or above 50

        Table III-C

        (Applicable at test sites over 6,000 feet above sea level)

        Arterial PCO2 (mm Hg) andArterial PO2 Equal to or Less than (mm Hg)
        30 or below 55
        31... 54
        32... 53
        33... 52
        34... 51
        35... 50
        36... 49
        37... 48
        38... 47
        39... 46
        40 or above 45

        OR

                    1. Arterial blood gas values of PO2 and simultaneously determined PCO2 during steady state exercise breathing room air (level of exercise equivalent to or less than 17.5 ml O2 consumption/kg/min or 5 METs) equal to or less than the values specified in the applicable table III-A or III-B or III-C in 3.02 C2.

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Southfield Lawyer Donald Peters of the Law Office of Donald H. Peters, P.C. in Southfield, Michigan, handles Social Security Disability claims throughout Michigan and in the Tri-County Metro Detroit area including Detroit, Southfield, Novi, Warren, Royal Oak, Roseville, Livonia, Mount Clemens, Sterling Heights, Farmington Hills, Birmingham, Berkley, Oak Park, West Bloomfield, Ann Arbor, Eastpointe, Waterford, Flint, Canton, Taylor, Romulus, Westland, Clinton Township, Troy, Dearborn, Brighton, Howell, Pontiac, Rochester Hills,  as well as Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County, Ingham County, and Livingston County, Michigan.

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