Tokuda Hospital Sofia

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Pulmonary Function Testing


A modern equipped laboratory for pulmonary function testing works in Tokuda Hospital Sofia. It has latest generation diagnostic equipment Viasys Health Care – world leader in equipment for pulmonary function testing.

In the laboratory is conducted function testing of the lungs in peace and during exercise.

Breathing function testing in peace

The following examinations are conducted:

 - Spirometry (flow-volume) MVV

 - Difusion – Real time single breath method

 - Functional residual capacity (FRC - He rebreathing method)

 - Bronchial challenge samples (APS-pro)

 

The examinations are realized through the system MasterScreen™ PFT

The examinations are basics in:

 - Diagnostic of pulmonary diseases and tracking of their progression

 - Diagnostic of bronchial asthma and defining its severeness

 - Preoperative assesment of the lungs

 - Diagnostic of pulmonary affection as a result of other organs and systems’ diseases

 - Diagnostic of medicine damage of the lungs, etc.

Cardiopulmonary system function testing during exercise

The following examinations are conducted in the laboratory:

 - Cardiopulmonary stress test

 

Cardiopulmonary stress test is indicated for diagnostics of:

 - Idiopathic dyspnea

 - Preoperative assessment of the compensative abilities of the organism

 - Tracking progression of cardiac, pulmonary, neuromuscular diseases

 - Monitoring of the treatment effect

 - Measuring stamina for healthy people and athletes

 - Prescription of rehabilitation program

 

 

 

 

 

Department

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Interventional Gastroente…

Team

Hospital location

51B "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" blvd. (if you drive, the entrance is from "At. Dukov" str.), "Hladilnika" distr., 1407 "Lozenets".

The hospital has a parking lot. The first 30 min. are free of charge, then a fee of 3 bgn/hours applies.

Public transport:
Buses: №88, 120
Shuttle bus: 32

Subway: Getting off at "James Bourchier" station, after that walking through "Lozenets" distr., or tram №10, taking off at "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" stop. or a bus №88, taking ff at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.

Map 

From the Central Railway Station

Bus line №305 getting off at "Romanian embassy" stop
From "Romanian embassy" stop – Bus line №120 getting off at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.
(after the traffic lights at "Atanas Dukov" str.

With a subway, from "Central Railway Station" station, getting off at "James Bourchier" station, after that walking through "Lozenets" distr., or tram №10, taking off at "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" stop. or a bus №88, taking ff at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.