Pulmonary

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  1. Bronchoscopy

    Detailed information on bronchoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the lungs and respiratory tract, and an illustration of a bronchoscopy procedure

  2. Chest Fluoroscopy

    Chest fluoroscopy may be performed when the motion of the lungs, diaphragm, or other structures in the chest need to be evaluated.

  3. Chest Ultrasound

    Detailed information on chest ultrasound, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the lungs and respiratory tract

  4. Chest X-ray

    A chest X-ray is used to examine the chest and the lungs and other organs and structures located in the chest.

  5. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Chest

    CT/CAT scans are more detailed than standard x-rays and are often used to assess the organs of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems,and esophagus, for injuries, abnormalities, or disease.

  6. Lobectomy

    A lobectomy is a surgical procedure that removes one of the lobes of the lungs.

  7. Lung Biopsy

    Detailed information on lung biopsy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the lungs and respiratory tract

  8. Lung Scan

    A lung scan is a procedure that uses nuclear radiology to assess the function and structure of the lungs. It is most often performed when problems with the lungs and respiratory tract are suspected.

  9. Lung Transplantation Procedure

    In a lung transplant, one or both diseased lungs are removed and replaced with a healthy lung from another person.

  10. Mediastinoscopy

    Detailed information on mediastinoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the lungs and respiratory tract, and an illustration of the mediastinoscopy procedure

  11. Oximetry

    Oximetry is a procedure used to measure the oxygen level—or oxygen saturation—in the blood.

  12. Peak Flow Measurement

    Peak flow measurement is a procedure that records the amount of air flowing out of your lungs. Peak flow can be measured with either a spirometer or a peak flow meter.

  13. Pleural Biopsy

    Detailed information on pleural biopsy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the lungs and respiratory tract

  14. Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan)

    Detailed information on positron emission tomography (PET), including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care

  15. Pulmonary Angiogram

    A pulmonary angiogram is aa procedure that uses a combination of contrast dye and X-rays to examine the blood vessels in the lungs and evaluate blood flow to the lungs.

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