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Diagnostic service spectrum

A high level of competence in diagnostic preliminary examinations is important in order to identify diseases and subsequently treat them in a targeted manner.

The Medical Clinic with its focus on infectious diseases and pneumology of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin offers the entire spectrum of pneumological and infectious diagnostics for the detection of complicated or rare lung and infectious diseases.

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pulmonary function diagnostics

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  • Respiratory muscle function diagnostics
  • blood gas analysis
  • provocation
  • spiroergometry

Bronchoscopy

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  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL)
  • Preliminary investigations for endoscopic procedures for lung volume reduction in COPD and pulmonary emphysema
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • Histology (tissue sampling)

Diagnostics of pulmonary hypertension

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  • Echocardiography (transthoracic and transesophagial)
  • Right heart catheter examinations

Infectiological Diagnostics

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  • blood tests
  • Microbiological and urological investigations

Preliminary examinations for lung transplantation

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Further possible diagnoses within the clinic

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  • Allergy Diagnostics
  • Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Ultrasound (Sonography)
  • Pleural puncture/Pleura biopsy

Further possible diagnostics on the campuses of the Charité (within walking distance)

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  • Computer tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • radiography
  • Nuclear medicine diagnostics (e.g. PET-CT)

Diagnostic appointments

With the exception of emergency examinations, diagnostic examinations are only possible by appointment and are usually arranged via the outpatient departments or wards of the clinic. Bronchoscopies are also performed on an outpatient basis after consultation.