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Spirometry (Pulmonary Function Test)

For a productive life, good health is essential Unfortunately today's lifestyle has stress and lot of pollution. Environmental pollution's is increasing day by day due to vehicles, constructions, industries and loss of greenery around. Increase in carbon paricles and carbon monoxide gas in air increases in carboxy hemoglobin level. It causes difficulty in oxygen delivery and airway irritation. All things lead to chest diseases.

Do You Know What It Can Cause ?

  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Other

We at Agrawal Diagnostic Center are performing Computerized lung function test supervised by Chest specialist Only. This test will help to diagnose chest disease at an early stage and effective management of disease.

Who Needs PFT?

  • patients who have asthma
  • Family history of asthma and now having complaints of breathing
  • Smokers
  • Chronic bronchitis / asthma
  • Workers in paint industry, petrol pump, chemical factory, glass making company, day manufacturing company and cotton industry etc.
  • Chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Thoracic spinal deformity
  • Exercise induced Asthma
  • Assess the risk for surgical procedures known to affect function
  • Assess impairment and / or disability (e.g. for rehabilitation, legal reasons, military).
  • Unknown cause of breathlessness.

How Does PFT Help ?

It is a machine which helps in knowing total lung capacity, inspiratory and expiratory. It measures the movement of gas in and out of the chest and is referred to as a spirograph. Above all its helps in detection of obstruction or restriction due to heart and lung disease itself. It helps in picking up early occupational lung disease.