Manchester Child Lung Clinic

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0161 696 5294
0161 495 7000

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maitra@consultantcare.com

Clinic Timing

BMI Alexandra Hospital

Tuesday: 6.30m - 8pm
Thursday: 6.30m - 8pm

Investigations

Although a number of investigations can be conducted at the clinic providing prompt answers , some complex medical investigations may need to be conducted at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. Here I list a few of the investigations that I judiciously undertake to reach a diagnosis.

Simple investigations
Chest X Ray

Chest X Ray

Baseline bloods, allergy and immunity investigations

Baseline bloods, allergy and immunity investigations

Basic lung function testing (Spirometry)

Basic lung function testing (Spirometry)

Chest CT scan

Chest CT scan

Complex respiratory investigations (usually undertaken at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital)
Exercise challenge tests, reversibility assessments (bronchodilator responsiveness), Lung volumes, Transfer factor

Exercise challenge tests, reversibility assessments (bronchodilator responsiveness), Lung volumes, Transfer factor)

Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO)

Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO)

Sweat test (for diagnosing Cystic Fibrosis) and CF Gene analysis

Sweat test (for diagnosing Cystic Fibrosis) and CF Gene analysis

Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage, dynamic airway assessments and airway brushings

Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage, dynamic airway assessments and airway brushings

Complex CT Scan of chest and CT angiogram

Complex CT Scan of chest and CT angiogram

pH study and impedance study for gastroesophageal reflux

pH study and impedance study for gastroesophageal reflux

Sleep studies – oximetry and more complex polysomnography

Sleep studies – oximetry and more complex polysomnography

Nasal ciliary brushings and nasal nitric oxide (for primary ciliary dyskinesia)

Nasal ciliary brushings and nasal nitric oxide (for primary ciliary dyskinesia)

Speech and language assessments for swallowing issues (Videoflouroscopy)

Speech and language assessments for swallowing issues (Videoflouroscopy)

If you need contact urgently
0161 696 5294

For regular appointment
0161 495 7000