Pulmonary Associates of Iowa City Inc. provides the following pulmonary services in our physician office:

Pulmonary function testing (spirometry, lung volumes by nitrogen washout and body plethsmography, lung diffusion, arterial blood gas analysis, methacholine challenge testing)

Ultrasound guided thoracentesis

Pulmonary Stress Testing

Exercise oxygen desaturation

CPAP clinic: CPAP trials and CPAP mask fitting: CFLEX, CPAP ThermoSmart; AutoCPAP; fix and AutoBiPAP, specialty BiPAP for neuromuscular disease, central sleep apnea and complex obstructive sleep apnea; apnea screening; CPAP and BiPAP compliance, AHI, snoring and leaking analysis.

Pneumatic thoracic vest evaluation and pulmonary hygiene

Clinical research

The following pulmonary services are provided at Mercy Hospital of Iowa City:

Video Bronchoscopy

Cardiopulmonary stress testing

Linear Endobronchial Ultrasound for central pulmonary lesions and lung cancer staging see story

Endobronchial Ultrasound for Diagnosing Peripheral Lung Lesions

Electromagnetic navigation bronchscopy (ENB) see superdimension technology or power point presentation

ENB placement of fiducial markers for sterotactic radiation

Exercise laryngoscopy

Pleural procedures: ultrasound guided thoracentesis, pleural biopsy, transthoracic needle biopsy and chest tube placement

High Altitude Simulation Testing


Pulmonary Rehabilitation


Pulmonary Associates of Iowa City· 540 E. Jefferson St, Suite 202 · Iowa City, IA 52245 · office (319) 887-2873; (fax) 319-887-2870