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Pulmonary Function Test: Lung Volume Test (Plethysmography)

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Cincinnati Children's performs lung function tests such as plethysmography.

Plethysmography measures how much air your lungs hold. Some disorders decrease or increase this measurement.

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Description of the Test

Length of Test

Preparing Your Child for the Test

Possible Side Effects of the Test

Last Updated: 08/2013