January 11, 2019

Pulmonary Function Test

Pulmonary Function Testing is a complete evaluation of the respiratory system including patient history, physical examinations, chest x-ray examinations, arterial blood gas analysis, and tests of […]
January 11, 2019

Thoracoscopy

Thoracoscopy is a medical procedure involving internal examination, biopsy, and/or resection of disease or masses within the pleural cavity and thoracic cavity. Thoracoscopy may be performed […]
January 11, 2019

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is an endoscopic technique of visualizing the inside of the airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. An bronchoscope is inserted into the airways, usually through […]
January 11, 2019

Acute Lung Injury

“Acute Lung Injury (ALI) is a distinct form of acute respiratory failure characterized by diffuse pulmonary infiltrates, progressive hypoxemia, reduced lung compliance and normal hydrostatic pressures.” […]
January 11, 2019

What Is a Pulmonary Specialist?

A pulmonologist, or pulmonary disease specialist, is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary. Pulmonology is classified as […]
August 12, 2017

Early HIV Drug Therapy Protects Sex Partners From Virus

People with HIV can reduce the risk of infecting their sex partners by more than 90 percent if they start treatment with antiretroviral drugs when their […]