Pulse oximetry is a test used to measure the oxygen level (oxygen saturation) of the blood. It is an easy, painless measure of how well oxygen is being sent to parts of your body furthest from your heart, such as the arms and legs.
Detailed information about peak flow measurement, a quick test to measure air flowing out of the lungs.
This test is used to find out how well your lungs are working. Read on to learn what to expect.
A lung scan is an imaging test to look at your lungs and help diagnose certain lung problems. A lung scan may also be used to see how well treatment is working.
A lobectomy is a surgery to remove one of the lobes of the lungs.
A lung transplant is surgery to remove a diseased lung and replace it with a healthy lung from another person.
A computed tomography (CT) scan is a type of imaging test. It uses X-rays and a computer to make images or slices of the body. A CT scan can make detailed pictures of any part of the body, including the bones, muscles, fat, organs, and blood vessels. They are more detailed than regular X-rays.