Pulmonary Function Test - Clara Maass Medical Center

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Chest x-rays and CT scans show abnormalties affecting hte lungs. Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT) indicate how the lungs are functioning; specifically, whether the lungs are able to bring enough oxygen into the air sacs and allow the oxygen to get into the blood for use by other vital organs.

PFTs are usually performed in order to follow for the progression of lung disease and are also used to determine if surgery is appropriate. They consist of a better of measurements and are designed to measure the volumes and flow of air that enter and leave the lungs, as well as how efficiently the gases are able to pass from the air sacs into the blood.

Once you have a prescription for the PFT, call for an appointment 973-450-2263.

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Belleville, NJ 07109

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