Pulmonary Function Testing
New Appointment Line: 503 494-7682
Established Pulmonary Clinic Patients: 503 494-1620
The hospital pulmonary function laboratory offers comprehensive testing including spirometry, lung volumes (gas distribution and plethysmography), diffusion capacity, bronchoprovocation (methacholine), respiratory pressure measurement, 6-minute walk testing, and physiologic cardiopulmonary exercise. Indications for testing include suspected asthma, unexplained dyspnea, emphysema, COPD, occupational lung disorders, neuromuscular disease, chronic cough, pulmonary vascular disease, pulmonary fibrotic disorders, and interstitial lung diseases.