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Pneumology is a specialty in medicine that diagnoses, treats, and prevents respiratory system diseases, covering the nose, mouth, trachea, lungs, mediastinum, and pleura.

To correctly diagnose and treat a patient a Pneumologist relies on certain tests, such as:

  • Spirometry
  • Gasometry
  • Stress tests
  • Bone scan
  • Magnetic Resonances
  • CT scan of the chest

Among the conditions that a Pneumologist can treat are:

  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Diseases caused by tobacco such as COPD or Pulmonary Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome
  • Tuberculosis

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