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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 […]