Whether you’re having a diagnostic or treatment procedure for a lung condition at El Camino Health, knowing how to prepare and what to expect can help make the process go more smoothly.
Our pulmonary health team offers answers to frequently asked questions about some common lung procedures, including:
- Blood gas test, or arterial blood gas (ABG).
- Bronchial thermoplasty.
- Pulmonary exercise test.
- Pulmonary function testing (lung function testing).
- Sputum induction.
Your doctor will provide you with specific instructions about your test and how you should prepare.