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ATTENTION: As of October 16 2017, our Lansing office location has moved! The new address is:
1540 Lake Lansing Road Suite 205, Lansing, MI 48912


Rochester (248) 651-6430

Lapeer (810) 667-3111

Washington (586) 207-1247

Lansing (517) 853-5550


     Est. 1987

​Pulmonary Function Test

Inhalers and nebulizers are not to be used starting four (4) hours prior to testing. No smoking for 24 hours prior to testing. All other medications can be taken regularly and there are no dietary restrictions.


For more information about pulmonary function tests, see our PFT page here.


Overnight Pulse Oximetry Test


Note: the device must be on for at least​ six hours of recording time

  • ​Strap the band to your wrist and adjust tightness as needed

  • Place a finger firmly into the finger sensor with the cord position of the sensor on the top of your hand

  • Make sure there is no nail polish or acrylics on the nail when placed into the sensor

    • To ensure the sensor stays on throughout the night, you may tape the cord to the back of your hand with either medical tape or a band-aid OR place a tight, long sock over your hand.
  • The device will sense your finger and automatically turn on and begin recording. The display may shut off but it will continue to record
  • ​Should you wake up and go somewhere during the night, keep the device on; do not take the sensor off your finger
  • In the morning when you wake up, simply take off the device and it will automatically shut off
  • Place the finger sensor and device back into the case and return to the clinic


Labwork

Bloodwork ordered by your physician can be done anywhere that draws blood. Just make sure that the results are sent to our office. Most facilities are walk-in and do not require you to make an appointment.


We have access to labwork done through Crittenton, Beaumont, and the McLaren hospital system.



X-Ray

There is no preparation for general x-rays. Most facilities do not require appointments and can be done on a walk-in basis.


Computed Tomography (CT) or Computed Axial Tomography (CAT) Scan


Without Contrast

No food beginning 90 minutes prior to scan, only clear liquids.


With Contrast
No food beginning 90 minutes prior to scan, only clear liquids.

If your physician has ordered a CT with contrast, a BUN and Creatinine lab test to check your kidney function will need to be obtained within 30 days prior to your scan.

If you are allergic to the contrast media and your physician still wants you to have contrast, you will need to be pre-medicated prior to your scan. Contact our office to make sure you are properly pre-medicated for the exam.

CT Guided Biopsy



Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan


You should not eat or drink for at least 8 hours before the procedure. Arrange for someone to drive you to the hospital, wait for you, and drive you home after the procedure.


Bronchoscopy


Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)


Navigational Bronchoscopy



Ultrasound


Ultrasound Guided Biopsy



Nuclear Medicine


Lung Ventilation/Perfusion (VQ) Scan

A chest x-ray will need to be done within 24 hours prior to the VQ scan; no other preparation is necessary.

Procedure Preparation