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Respiratory Medicine

The department provides comprehensive approach to any respiratory medical disease with a very capable team and well supported infrastructure. All the consultants in the department of Respiratory Medicine have good knowledge about clinical management of complex respiratory diseases. We educate our patient and their family for disease preventive aspects for making them aware about how to prevent the disease prior to their inception.

Respiratory Medicine department is highly appreciated among the patients who have been treated here. We have track record of having achieved good patient satisfaction and we thrive to continue the same in coming years. Last but not the least our technical supporting staff is unique in its own way. Patients, as well as visitors, find them very friendly, amicable and highly intelligent!

Services Offered

The Department of Respiratory Medicine encompasses eight specific basic programs, each focusing on a general category of respiratory disease.

  • Bronchial asthma
  • COPD
  • Sleep-disordered breathing
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Tuberculosis (pulmonary and extra pulmonary)

 

Procedures Done

  • Spirometry (PFT)
  • Diffusion capacity of carbon monoxide (DLCO)
  • Lung volume (FRC, TLC)
  • Cardio pulmonary exercise testing
  • Six-minute walk test (6 MWT)
  • ABG
  • Allergen sensitivity tests
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB)
  • Pleural aspiration and biopsy
  • Fibreoptic video bronchoscopy and FOB guided BAL, bronchial biopsy, TBNA and TBLB
  • Medical Thoracoscopy
  • Intercostal tube drainage and pigtail drainage
  • Pleurodesis
  • Polysomnography (Sleep study)
  • Oxygen titration
  • CPAP titration
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD and ILD patients