Pulmonary Function Test

Pulmonary Function Test is also called as PFT. It is an objective test which helps in measuring the functional capacity of the lungs. It is conducted for evaluation of cough and breathlessness. Not only does it help in reaching a diagnosis but also helps in measuring the severity of the problem and the likelihood of response to treatment. The analysis is based on a computer generated report. A specialized test, called Diffusion Capacity is conducted in selected patients.