Exhaled nitric oxide or FeNO

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PFT lab, Lahore Pakistan

Exhaled nitric oxide or NO is a gas which is produced from inflammation in the lungs. It is commonly called FeNO. Australian Pulmonary function lab in Lahore can measure FeNO in patients with suspected or confirmed airway disease. Patients who have significant asthma and eosinophilic inflammation in the airways or lungs produce more nitric oxide in the lungs which is exhaled and can be measured by a specialized device.

FeNO test can now be performed in Pakistan using state-of-the-art technology. This test helps us in patients who has inflammatory airway disease or asthma, to determine the severity of the illness and to monitor the response to the treatment. This test does not require any blood sampling and is painless.

It is indicated in patient who have known asthma or suspected asthma. It could be very helpful in patient who have difficult to treat asthma or treatment resistant asthma and, to measure ongoing inflammation in the lungs. This also helps us to consider alternative causes of breathlessness.

We usually perform FeNo in conjunction with the spirometry and other breathing tests to get a comprehensive analysis of the lung health.

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We have established first private, state of the art breathing laboratory, Australian Pulmonary Function Laboratory in Lahore where https://australianpolyclinic.com/australian-pulmonary-function-tests-laboratory-apfl/ comprehensive pulmonary function tests can be performed. The lab also has the facility to perform bronchial challenge test, skin allergy test and sleep studies.

Dr Sarwar Chaudhry https://australianpolyclinic.com/doctor/dr-g-sarwar-chaudhry-pulmonologist-in-lahore-dha has trained in Australia, and he has vast experience how to manage patients with complex lung issues and sleep disorders. He also manages the lab and reports the tests.

Australian Polyclinic,

CCA Phase 5 DHA, Lahore
0311 057 3333

Dr G Sarwar Chaudhry

MBBS (King Edward Medical College)
Fellow Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP Australia)
Fellow American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)
Conjoint Lecturer, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Consultant Pulmonologist and Sleep Physician
Consultant General Physician

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