Pulmonology

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  • Exams

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    • Determination of Nitric Oxide in Exhaled Air

    • Respiratory Endoscopy (Bronchoscopy/Videobroncoscopy)

      Preparation:
      This exam requires a period of fasting of 4 hours (no food or liquids except water).

      It is recommended that you bring someone with you to the appointment.

      Additional information you will need about the exam preparation will be provided (either personally, via email, normal mail or fax) after an appointment has been scheduled.

      Attention:

      The doctor and/or nurse should be advised about the occurrence of diseases, current medications, allergies to medication and/or food.

      Online Appointments
    • 6 Minute Walk Test

      Preparation:
      On the day of the test, the patient should:

      - Wear comfortable clothing;
      - Wear comfortable shoes, preferably walking shoes;
      - Bring the technical aids that you typically use, such as a walker or cain;
      - Take a light meal in the morning or in the afternoon before the test;
      - Avoid strenuous physical exercise for two hours prior to the test.

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    • Respiratory Function Tests

    • Ambulatory Sleep Register Polygraph (Cardio-Respiratory)

    • Thoracentesis, Pleural Drainage and Biopsy of the Pleura

      Preparation:
      It is recommended that you bring someone with you to the appointment.

      Attention:
      The doctor and/or nurse should be advised about the occurrence of diseases, current medications, allergies to medication and/or food.

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