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Chest MRI

magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)  nuclear magnetic resonance 

A chest MRI is a painless imaging test that uses radio waves, magnets, and a computer to create detailed pictures of the structures in your chest, including your chest wall, heart, and blood vessels.

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Nuclear Heart Scan

nuclear stress test  radionuclide scan 

A nuclear heart scan is an imaging test that uses special cameras and a radioactive substance called a tracer to create pictures of your heart.

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Oxygen Therapy

oxygen  supplemental oxygen 

Oxygen therapy is a short- or long-term treatment that delivers oxygen gas for you to breathe to help increase the amount of oxygen in your blood.

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Ventricular Assist Device

heart pump 

A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical pump that supports heart function and blood flow in people who have weakened hearts. These devices can support the function of the left, right, or both heart ventricles.

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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

coronary angioplasty 

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), also known as coronary angioplasty, is a nonsurgical procedure that improves blood flow to your heart.

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CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure 

CPAP is a treatment that uses mild air pressure to keep your breathing airways open. It involves using a CPAP machine that includes a mask or other device that fits over your nose or your nose and mouth, straps to position the mask, a tube that connects the mask to the machine’s motor, and a motor that blows air into the tube.

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Sleep Studies

polysomnography 

Sleep studies are painless, noninvasive tests that measure how well you sleep and how your body responds to sleep problems. The more common sleep studies monitor and record data about your body during a full night of sleep.

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Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

obesity  breathing  pickwickian syndrome  hypoventilation 

Obesity hypoventilation syndrome is a breathing disorder that affects some people who have been diagnosed with obesity. The syndrome causes you to have too much carbon dioxide and too little oxygen in your blood. Without treatment it can lead to serious and even life-threatening health problems.

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Asbestos-Related Lung Diseases

mesothelioma  asbestosis 

Asbestos-related lung diseases are caused by exposure to asbestos fibers.

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Cystic Fibrosis

CF 

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic condition that affects a protein in the body. People who have cystic fibrosis have a faulty protein that affects the body’s cells, tissues, and the glands that make mucus and sweat.

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