Exercise testing on a treadmill or bicycle ergometer to test respiratory and cardiovascular function and determine causes of dyspnea or disability.
Video-assisted bronchoscopy is performed on inpatients and outpatients.
Invasive procedures to alleviate airway obstruction and to treat pleural disease.
When you breathe in, air travels into your lungs and spreads into tubes called bronchi. Lung cancer often develops in the cells that line the bronchi. Lung cancer symptoms can include shortness of breath, wheezing, chronic coughing that may produce blood, and chest pain. Lung cancer can become life threatening, and so it is critical to catch and treat it as early and as aggressively as possible. Read more information about lung cancer.
Measurement of lung volumes and flows by spirometry and body plethysmography and determination of diffusing capacity. Measurements of airway resistance, methacholine challenge testing, oxygen saturation, and arterial blood gases.
Evaluation and treatment of patients with sleep apnea, snoring and other sleep disorders; including full polysomnography and nasal CPAP testing and four channel ambulatory recordings.