The pneumological clinic is aimed at patients suffering from respiratory system diseases and it’s dedicated:

  • to the diagnostic and therapeutic evaluation of people suffering from acute and chronic respiratory diseases
  • monitoring and therapeutic continuity of patients discharged from respiratory rehabilitation departments
  • the study of respiratory functions (spirometry, blood gas analysis, saturimetry, polysomnography)
  • diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).

The Specialist

Dr. Pietro Arnone


  • Pneumological visits
  • Simple Spirometry
  • Global spirometry with plethysmographic technique
  • Airway resistance
  • Alveo-capillary diffusion of the co.
  • Determination of the maximum inspiratory and expiratory or transdiafframmatic pressures (MIP-MEP)
  • Pharmacological bronchodilation test
  • Bronchodynamic test with bronchoconstrictor (Methacholine)
  • Monitoring of blood pressure saturation
  • EGA – arterial blood gas analysis
  • Polysomnography
  • Mechanical fans (C PAP NIV)