Children’s Hospital New Orleans Pediatric Pulmonology
Treatment for lung disorders
The Pulmonology Department provides inpatient and outpatient pediatric pulmonary consultation, evaluation, diagnosis and therapy. Common disorders include asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, stridor, pneumonia, and many other acute and chronic respiratory disorders. The department also offers modalities including intensive care; acute, chronic and home ventilation; pneumograms; sleep studies; and fiber-optic bronchoscopy. The Pulmonology Department utilizes the most modern computerized pulmonary function, metabolic, and stress test equipment.
Management expertise includes, but is not limited to:
- Ventilation management
- Chronic cough
- Chronic airway problems
- Cystic fibrosis
- Airway/digestive issues
- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
Sweat chloride test information
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