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Dr.Sagar Raiya

Pulmonary Function Test (SPIROMETRY)

The test determine determines how much air your lung lungs can hold, how quickly you can move air in and out of your lungs. This test can diagnose lung diseases like ASTHMA, COPD, ILD etc; measure the severity of lung problems and check to see how well treatment for lung disease is working.
Lung functions are done to

  • Diagnose the cause of cough and breathing problems

  • Check the lung capacity of a person who is regularly exposed to substance like Cigarette or wood chullah smoke.

  • Check the effectiveness of treatment of lung disease. The test may take from 15 to 30 minutes, Your doctor may advice you regarding precautions to be taken before PFT.