Divisions  

The Cardiopulmonary Department provides the highest quality of diagnostic procedures in the following areas:

  • Respirology (Pulmonary Function Lab):

All pulmonary function tests routinely performed in Pulmonary Function Lab

  • Spirometry with / without bronchodilator.
  • Lung volume measurement using Body Plethysmograph.
  • Gas Transfer Factor Test (DLCO) using Single Breath Hold Technique.
  • Bronchial Challenge Tests using Metacholine.
  • Arterial Blood Gas assessment.
  • Respiratory Muscle Strength (MIPS/MEPS).
  • Exercise Challenge Testing.
  • Portable Spirometry.
 
  • Cardiology (Echo Lab And Ecg Unit)

The following cardiac diagnostic procedures are performed in Echo Lab and ECG unit;

  • ECG's.
  • Holter monitoring
  • 24 Hours Blood Pressure Monitoring (Ambulatory)
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Myoview / Dobutamine Stress / Persantin Myoview
  • Tilt Table test
  • Echocardiograms (Adult / Pedia)
  • Transesophageal Echo (TOE)
  • Echocardiograms with Contrast
  • Dobutamine Stress Echo
 
  • Sleep Disorders Lab

The following procedures are routinely performed in the Sleep Disorders Lab;

  • Polysomnography Testing (PSG)
  • PSG and CPAP Titration (Continuous Positive Airways Pressure Therapy) ie, Split Night Study.
  • CPAP titration study
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • CPAP machine education and mask fitting.
 
  • Neurophysiology Lab

The following diagnostic procedures are routinely performed in the Neurophysiology Lab;

  • Electroencephalography (EEG) testing.
  • Portable EEG testing.
  • Electromyography (EMG) testing.
  • EMG combined with BOTOX treatment.
  • Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
  • Visual Evoked Response (VER)
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER)
 
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01-Sep-2014 09:43 AM