Bronchiectasis is a lung condition that causes a cough (often with mucus), shortness of breath, and other symptoms. In people with this condition, the airways (the branching tubes that carry air within the lungs)..
Insomnia is defined as difficulty in falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, or waking up early in the morning and not being able to return to sleep. In general, people with insomnia sleep less or sleep poorly..
In between the ribs, a tube is placed into the pleural space (space between the lung and the chest wall) to drain the air or fluid from that space. Your medical condition will determine the position of insertion..
Challenge tests are types of tests that measure if your lung function changes after you breathe in specific chemicals. A challenge study with Mannitol may be done to see if you have exercise-induced asthma or how well your asthma medicine is working..
Polysomnography (PSG) is a sleep test to learn if you have a sleep-related breathing disorder (SRBD), such as obstructive sleep apnea. Your hospital PSG test will be done in a sleep room that looks like a bedroom..