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Heart & Lung Services

Pulmonary Diagnostic Services

Pulmonary diagnostic services performs various function tests which are used to determine the cause and severity of breathing disorders and help a physician evaluate conditions such as shortness of breath, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and emphysema. These tests may also be used to determine whether specific therapy modalities (for example, bronchodilators) will be effective in treating your lung condition.

Chester River Hospital Center offers the following pulmonary function tests:

Flow volume loop evaluation
Maximum voluntary ventilation study
Bronchodilator testing with spirometry
Nitrogen washout -- lung volume assessment
Diffusion capacity
Arterial blood gas analysis
Pulse oximetry
Pulmonary stress testing

The Blood Gas Lab at Chester River Hospital Center is accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

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