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Lung Function Laboratory


We provide a comprehensive range of lung Function Tests and Allergy Tests below in our East Maitland Laboratory using cutting edge technologies and state-of-the-art brand new equipment.

 

  • Full Screening/Monitoring Test (Spirometry, TLCO and/plethsmography)

  • Spirometry only (pre and post BD)

  • Bronchial Provocation Test

  • Allergen Skin Prick Test (using 1-20 allergens)

  • Exhaled Nitric Oxide

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Lung Function Tests


We provide a comprehensive range of complex lung Function Testing and Allergy Testing in our East Maitland Laboratory using cutting edge technologies and state-of-the-art brand new equipment.

A number of tests are available in our lab which includes:

Pulmonary function tests for screening or monitoring

  • Spirometry with bronchodilator & gas transfer

  • Including lung volumes (plethysmography)

 

Tests for Asthma (assessments for corticosteroid sensitive inflammation) and Allergy

  • Airway hyperresponsiveness (Mannitol)

  • Include flow-volume loops with spirometry

  • Exhaled nitric oxide

  • Skin prick tests to assess allergy to airborne allergens

  • Maximal Respiratory Pressures to assess respiratory muscle strength (Mips/Meps)

  • Six-minute walk test


We are pleased to offer a skilled and comprehensive consultation service, with particular areas of interest and expertise focusing on:

Respiratory Consultations 

  • Airways Disease - COPD, asthma, bronchiectasis

  • Respiratory tract infection & pneumonia

  • Tuberculosis

  • Interstitial Lung Disease

  • Lung Cancer

  • Pleural Disease

  • Venous Thromboembolism

  • Occupational and asbestos-related lung disease

  • Pre-operative respiratory assessment

  • Symptom-based investigation - cough, sputum production, shortness of breath, wheeze, non-cardiac chest pain.

  • Investigation of X-ray or CT scan abnormalities - lung masses, or other changes of uncertain significance.

Sleep Consultations and Tests

  • Obstructive sleep apnoea

  • Licencing reviews

  • CPAP therapy review

  • Central sleep apnoea

  • Nocturnal respiratory failure

  • Occupational licensing reviews

  • Restless leg syndrome

  • Insomnia

  • Behavioural sleep disorders

  • Narcolepsy

To make an appointment for a consultation or sleep test, please send us an email here or call us at 02 4018 7506.

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Respiratory and Sleep Consultations