Nebraska Pulmonary Specialties, LLC has the ability to provide many of your respiratory diagnostic testing needs. Your physician may order one or all of these tests for you through your treatment plan.
|Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) - A PFT measures the air moving in and out of your lungs. They are useful in determining how effectively your lungs are working. A PFT may help in explaining symptoms of shortness of breath, the type of lung problem you are having, how smoking may have affected your lungs, and whether breathing problems are a risk during general anesthesia.|
|Chest x-ray - A chest x-ray is a diagnostic procedure which may be ordered to see your lungs and the surrounding tissues. A chest x-ray can determine whether there is fluid in your lungs, infections, foreign bodies, etc.|
|Computed Tomography scan (CT) - A CT scan is a test that may be ordered to assist the physician with indicating potential problems with the soft tissue, organs and bones.|