Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) Lab offers Razor Edge Technology with First-Rate Care

If you have potential lung disorders, consider our Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) Laboratory. It features Medgraphics, a state-of-the-art and noninvasive pulmonary diagnostic system used to identify any concerns you may have. Our Lab is staffed by certified Respiratory Therapists (RT) and trained Pulmonary Technologists who follow strict national standards and guidelines while offering caring, personal medical treatment.

Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay is the only medical group in the area accredited by The Joint Commission. This means we’ve been recognized for our compliance with rigorous national performance standards that promote safe and quality health care for our patients.

The Medgraphics system enables us to:

  1. Diagnose and effectively manage a wide range of lung disorders and diseases
  2. Assess the progression of lung disease
  3. Survey for possible lung impairments caused by radiation, chemotherapy, and amiodarone (irregular heart beat medication)
  4. Evaluate surgical risk for cardiopulmonary or extrathoracic interventions (outside the chest)
  5. Provide precise measurement of respiratory airflow, airway pressure and analysis of inhaled-exhaled breath

Your Convenience is key, so you can expect:

  • Prompt service
  • Rapid turnaround time for results; usually 24 hours
  • No consult required (full pulmonary evaluation available upon request)
  • Help improving outcomes while managing the cost of care

Our PFT Lab is ideal for these professionals:

  • Primary care physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Cardiologists
  • Pain management physicians/clinics
  • Law firms specializing in workman’s compensation)

Our PFT Lab services/tests include:

  1. Spirometry (measures amount and/or speed of air that can be inhaled/exhaled)
  2. Nitrogen washing Functional Residual Capacity (FRC) (measures volume of air left in the lungs after a normal, passive exhalation)
  3. Lung Diffusion Capacity Testing (DLCO) (evaluate how well oxygen moves into and out of lungs)
  4. Maximum inspiratory pressure/maximum expiratory pressure
  5. 6 min. walk test to evaluate oxygen needs at rest and during exercise
  6. Inhalers, spacers education
  7. Smoking cessation counseling

When can patients access our PFT Lab:

Monday to Friday

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