6 Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnostic Tools

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6. Exercise Testing

Another way to discover how well the lungs are functioning is an exercise test. Patients will be required to either walk or pedal on a stationary bike for a few minutes, which allows the doctor to see how well the lungs are delivering oxygen and removing carbon dioxide.

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