Pulmonary Services

Pulmonary Services - Diagnostic Testing

Preparing for Your Visit

Pulmonary The tests are ordered by your physician and may take anywhere from 10 to 90 minutes to perform.  All results are interpreted by a board-certified pulmonologist.  The referring physician should receive the results within approximately three business days of the testing.

Instructions Before Testing

  • Withhold pulmonary bronchodilator at least four hours prior to test time.
  • If exercise is indicated, please bring sturdy walking shoes and wear comfortable clothing.
  • If a metabolic test is ordered, eat only a light meal prior to the study.

Please be prepared to tell the Exercise Specialist the following:

  • Medications you are currently taking, including inhalers, pills, or nebulizer treatments.
  • Allergies to medications
  • Health problems
  • Smoking history - including how many years you have smoked and how many packs per day
  • Recent illnesses
  • Report any symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness and nausea.

Clinical Trials

    Keywords: IPF, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Disease
    Status: Recruiting
  • BMS IM136003
    Keywords: IPF, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Disease
    Status: Recruiting