Lung Function testing helps in diagnosing Asthma , COPD and other Restrictive lung diseases like Interstitial lung diseases .It also used for pre operative fitness evaluation and monitoring response to treatment.
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Sleep study helps in diagnosing various sleep related illness like Sleep Apnea , Narcolepsy etc.It can be done Home based or Sleep center based attended study with or without CPAP Titration.
This test is done by small pricks over the forearm skin by multiple allergens and confirm type of allergen person is susceptible .It will further help in managing patient with specific therapies.
Bronchoscopy is procedure like endoscopy where in a small tube is inserted either through nose or mouth and inspect airway anatomy right below vocal cords to subsegmental bronchus and take biopsy and send Bronchial washing a for analysis.
Thoracoscopy helps in viewing both parietal and visceral pleural surfaces and take biopsy and do pleurodesis . It is either done by Flexirigid or Rigid.