Services- Equipment

In our practice we can thoroughly investigate and treat any pulmonary disease such as:

  • Adult and pediatric asthma

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Smoking Dependence (Smoking Cessation Clinic)

  • Sleep apnea syndrome

  • Lung Infections

  • Lung Cancer (bronchoscopy can be performed by the doctor in private clinic)

  • Pleural Diseases

The surgery is equipped with a high-end spirometer that can perform a complete series of pulmonary function tests such as:

  • Lung Volumes (Nitrogen Washout, RV, TLC)

  • Diffusing Lung Capacity (DLCOsb, DLCOib, Membrane Diffusion)

  • Respiratory Mechanics (MIP/MEP, PO.1

  • Simple spirometry

  • measurement of airway resistance (Rocc)

  • Closing Volume

The surgery is also equipped with:

  • A blood gas and electrolytes analyzer (i-Stat) for arterial oxygen, carbon dioxide, pH, potassium, sodium measurements.

  • Overnight oxymetry for sleep apnea screening in adults and children

  • 6 minute walk testing useful to identify exercise tolerance in chronic respiratory disease and heart failure

  • Allergen Skin Prick Tests, the most reliable method for medical diagnosis of allergies

  • Carbon monoxide (CO) analyzer for the estimation of your dependence to cigarette and, mainly, of the continuous danger of smoking to your body.

  • Nebulizer and portable oxygen for treatment of emergencies.

  • Tuberculin Skin Testing (TST-Mantoux)