Lung function laboratory

  • The department has a comprehensive paediatric respiratory function laboratory and is able to perform clinical tests on children over the age of 5 years.

    The clinical services offered include:

    • Spirometry with Bronchodilator Response
    • Lung Volumes (Body Plethysmography)
    • Lung Diffusion (DLCO)
    • Exercise Challenge (Bronchial Provocation)
    • Exercise Oximetry
    • Cardiopulmonary Exercise (Aerobic Fitness)
    • High Altitude Simulation (Pre-flight assessment)
    • Oximetry (Oxygen assessment)

    In addition, the laboratory provides a valuable resource for the clinical research conducted in the department.

    Outpatient appointments:

    Telephone +61 3 9345 5841

    Facsimile +61 3 9349 1289

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