Pulmonary Services We Provide

Pulmonary Services We Provide

We perform specialized services, such as cardiopulmonary exercise testing to measure your degree of fitness and aid in the assessment of shortness of breath; specific diagnostic asthma testing; and testing to determine the need for supplemental oxygen for everyday living or air travel. In addition, our lab specialists offer testing for disability evaluations.

Services we provide include:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Pulmonary function testing (PFT)
  • Body plethysmography
  • Methacholine, cold air or exercise challenge testing for the diagnosis of asthma
  • Pulmonary exercise testing
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Exercise oximetry for oxygen need assessment
  • Overnight oximetry
  • Fit-to-fly test for oxygen requirements during air travel
  • Altitude testing
  • Sputum induction
  • Occilometry

Lung Cancer Services

Norwalk Hospital is home to New England’s only Lung Cancer Center of Excellence; we are one of just six in the entire US. This means that we take a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to lung cancer care.

We also offer unique diagnostic services—a state-of-the-art biopsy service, and a combined endobronchial ultrasound and endoscopic ultrasound procedure for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.