Pulmonary Diagnostic Service at UWMC performs tests that help diagnose lung problems in patients. Testing services offered include:
- Standard and complex pulmonary function testing of spirometry, airway resistance, lung volume measurements, using nitrogen washout and plethsmography
- Pulmonary Diagnostic Service staff also perform exercise testing of patients, including complex pulmonary exercise, progressive cardio-pulmonary exercises and simple walking exercise.
- The staff draw and analyzes blood for pH, Pao2, Hb , CO Hb and measure percent of O2Hb.
- In addition, our staff assist with pleural biopsies, thoracentesis and all types of fiberoptic bronchoscopies.
All testing meets or exceeds the standards set by the American Thoracic Society.
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