Pediatrics: Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

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Pulmonary Function Testing Laboratory

The Pulmonary Function Testing Lab at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has comprehensive state-of-the-art facilities for performing and interpreting lung function tests in infants and children.  The lab is registered with the American Thoracic Society.

Outpatient and inpatient services include:

  • Spirometry
    • Pre- and post-bronchodilator spirometry
    • Positional spirometry
  • Lung volumes
  • Diffusion capacity
  • Exhaled nitric oxide analysis
  • Maximal respiratory pressures
  • Bronchial challenges
    • Methacholine challenge
    • Exercise challenge
    • Cold air challenge
  • Exercise physiology study
  • Infant/toddler pulmonary function test
  • Ventilatory drive study
  • Indirect calorimetry
  • Education in use of MDIs/spacers, airway clearance techniques
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