Human Research

 Pulmonary Function Testing at the SCTR Research Nexus

Director:

Dr. Patrick Flume

Research Laboratories Manager:

Karen Packard MSN, RN, AOCN
843-792-3258
packardk@musc.edu

Location:

 MUSC, Clinical Sciences Building, 2nd Floor, SCTR Research Nexus

Website:

http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/sctr/nexus/services/body_composition_pft.html

Description:

The Pulmonary Function Testing suite contains the Carefusion Vmax 22/62 Pulmonary Function Testing Station with Plethysmograph. The equipment can be used to measure static and dynamic lung volumes; cooperation-dependent pulmonary function tests which include Spirometry/Flow-Volume/Resistance measurements and lung diffusion measurements and bodyplethysmography measurement. 

Accessibility:

Pulmonary Function Testing Services are available to anyone. Servicerequests should be sent online through the SCTR SUCCESS Center service request system.

 

 

 

All publications/projects utilizing SCTR Institute services are required to credit the CTSA grant.
 
The Grant Citation Language is:  "This publication [or project] was supported by the South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research (SCTR) Institute, with an academic home at the Medical University of South Carolina, NIH/NCATS Grant number UL1 TR000062."