Respiratory Services in Middleburg Heights
Cardiopulmonary Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation
Difficulty breathing is something you will want to have checked out by
a doctor as soon as possible. Southwest General Health Center offers a
full range of respiratory and cardiopulmonary services for our patients.
Whatever condition is responsible for your breathing impairment, our knowledgeable
team will utilize their years of experience and the hospital’s state-of-the-art
technology to diagnose and treat it.
Experienced Team of Cardiopulmonary Professionals
There are many conditions that affect the lungs, making it difficult to
breathe. Our cardiopulmonary team has received extensive education and
training on how to diagnose and treat a full range of respiratory issues.
Some of the lung and respiratory disorders we treat include:
- Lung tumors / lung cancer
- Cystic fibrosis
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Interstitial lung disease
- Chronic chest pain
- Tobacco addiction
The cardiopulmonary team includes physicians, cardiac technicians, nurses,
respiratory therapists and other medical professionals that work together
to create an individualized, comprehensive treatment plan for patients.
One of the first steps in diagnosing a lung disorder is undergoing cardiopulmonary
testing. These tests measure your lung and heart function to find abnormalities
that indicate the cause of your difficulty breathing.
Your doctor may recommend any of the following cardiopulmonary tests to
diagnose your condition:
- Arterial blood gas
- Cardiac stress tests
- Event monitors
- Holter monitors
- King of Hearts monitors
- Pulmonary function tests
Most patients only require one or two tests in order for the doctor to
make a diagnosis. The test recommended for you will depend on the symptoms
of your condition and overall health status.
Helping the Community Breathe Easier
Southwest General Health Center serves the greater Cleveland area, including
southwester Cuyahoga, eastern Lorain and northern Medina counties. Our
hospital is outfitted with advanced equipment and medical expertise rarely
found in other medical centers. If you would like to learn more about
our respiratory services, call the Health Connection line at