Pulmonary Function Testing

Pulmonary Function Testing

Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) in Long Beach, CA

Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are noninvasive diagnostic tests that render measurable feedback about the function of the lungs. Information provided by PFTs, when analyzed by the doctor, can assist diagnose certain lung disorders by checking lung volumes, capacities, rates of flow, and gas exchange.

Skyline Health Group is the right place for you to get your Pulmonary Function Test! At an affordable price, with accurate reporting, and experienced staff, there’s no better place in Long Beach than here for your testing needs.

PFT in Long Beach, CA

Why are Pulmonary Function Tests Performed?

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To diagnose various types of lung diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.

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To identify people at high risk for lung disease and assess the ability of a patient with lung disease to tolerate surgery.

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To determine the cause of shortness of breath and measure whether exposure to chemicals at work affects lung function.

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To measure and monitor treatments of a variety of lung disorders. Call today if you are in need of a PFT.

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Pulmonary Function Testing in Long Beach, CA

How is the test performed?

In a pulmonary function test, you breathe into a mouthpiece connected to a spirometer while sitting. The spirometer records how much and how quickly you breathe in and out over time. It allows the doctor to determine how successfully the lungs transport oxygen from the air into the bloodstream.

Skyline Health Group uses industry-advanced spirometry tool EasyOne® Air to conduct PFTs at their facility for early detection and accurate diagnosis of lung diseases.

EasyOne® Air is a flexible, accurate, and proven spirometry solution utilizing TrueFlow™ technology. This portable spirometer delivers reliable and quick results.

Skyline Health Group offers pulmonary function tests using best-in-class equipment to provide you with the most reliable results. Book your test with us today!