Pulmonary Function Testing and Diagnosis

A broad range of test which measures the status of wellness of lungs functions and property to exhale and inhale air and the efficiency as well as capability of lungs in transferring Oxygen into blood is collectively known as Pulmonary Function Testing.
The process includes the chest x-ray and physical examinations. Its outcomes often suggest what additional testing may be needed to determine what is causing the person's symptoms and disease. This test includes predominant practice of measuring the lung’s capacity to move and hold air and to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide in connective tissues of the body. 

  • Plain chest x-rays
  • Chest fluoroscopy
  • High resolution CT (HRCT)
  • Helical CT
  • CT angiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Ultrasonography and Echocardiogram
  • Nuclear Scanning
  • V/Q scanning and Spirometry
  • Lungs PET

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