These instructions will review the reasons for having the procedure, how to prepare for it, how the bronchoscopy is performed, and what to expect afterwards. You may print these instructions to help you better understand this out-patient procedure.

Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT)

These instructions will review the reasons for having the test, how to prepare for it, and how the PFT is performed. This testing is done in our office by a technician, and generally takes about one hour. Your physicain will review the results with you either after the test, or at a subsequest office visit.

Sleep Study

Sleep studies are perfomed in our office for both the initial polysomnogram to diagnose the sleep disorder, and for a CPAP Titration Study for sleep apnea patients who will be using a CPAP appliance. The test involves an overnight stay at our office monitored by a certified sleep technician. These instructions will let you know what to expect, and how to prepare for the study.

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