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Pulmonary Function Tests
Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs, Pulmonary Function Studies, Lung Function Studies/Tests, Airflow Assessment) Procedure ...
Thoracentesis
Thoracentesis (Pleural Tap, Pleural Fluid Analysis) Procedure overview What is thoracentesis and pleural fluid analysis...
Oximetry
Oximetry (Oxygen Saturation, Oximetry, Ear Oximetry, Pulse Ox, Sp0 2 ) Procedure overview What is pulse oximetry? Pulse...
Peak Flow Measurement
Peak Flow Measurement (Peak Flow Meter, PFM, Peak Expiratory Flow Measurement) Procedure overview What is peak flow mea...
Mediastinoscopy
Mediastinoscopy Procedure overview What is a mediastinoscopy? A mediastinoscopy is a surgical procedure performed to ex...
Pleural Biopsy
Pleural Biopsy (Biopsy-Pleural, Percutaneous Pleural Biopsy) Procedure overview A biopsy is a procedure performed to re...
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy (Flexible Bronchoscopy, Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy, FOB, Rigid Bronchoscopy) Procedure overview What is bronc...
Lobectomy
Lobectomy (Thoracotomy, Thoracoscopic Lobectomy, Removal of a Lobe of the Lungs, Lung Surgery) Procedure overview What ...
Lung Transplantation Procedure
Lung Transplantation Procedure (Transplant-Lung, Lung Transplant, Lung Graft) Procedure overview What is a lung transpl...
Lung Biopsy
Lung Biopsy (Biopsy-Lung, Closed Lung Biopsy, Transthoracic Needle Lung Biopsy, Percutaneous Needle Lung Biopsy, Transb...
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery Endoscopic endonasal surgery is a minimally invasive technique that allows a surgeon to go...
Sleep Study
Sleep Study (Polysomnogram) Procedure overview What is a sleep study? Sleep is a state of relative unconsciousness and ...
Pulmonary Angiogram
Pulmonary Angiogram (Angiogram-Pulmonary, Pulmonary Angiography, Pulmonary Arteriogram, Pulmonary Arteriography, Angiog...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Chest
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Chest (Chest CT Scan, Thoracic CT Scan, CT of the Thorax) Procedure overvie...
Lung Scan
Lung Scan (Perfusion Lung Scan, Lung Perfusion Scintigraphy, Radionuclide Pulmonary Scan, Ventilation-Perfusion Scan, V...
Chest X-ray
Chest X-ray (Chest Radiography, CXR) Procedure overview What is a chest X-ray? A chest X-ray is a type of diagnostic ra...
Chest Fluoroscopy
Chest Fluoroscopy Procedure overview What is chest fluoroscopy? Chest fluoroscopy is a type of X-ray procedure used to ...
Sinus X-ray
Sinus X-ray (Sinus Films) Procedure overview What is a sinus X-ray? A sinus X-ray is a type of X-ray used to obtain ima...
Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan)
Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan) (PET Imaging) Procedure overview What is PET? Positron emission tomography (PET...
Chest Ultrasound
Chest Ultrasound (Chest Ultrasonography, Chest Wall Ultrasonography, Chest Sonography) Procedure overview What is a che...