Pulmonology & Chest Medicine

Medical Specialities / Pulmonology & Chest Medicine

Department of Pulmonary Medicine is well equipped to manage all types of respiratory disorders like :

  • Diseases of the airway (Bronchial Asthma, COPD)
  • Interstitial diseases
  • Diseases of alveolar space (ARDS)
  • Diseases of pulmonary vasculature (PAH, PE, Vacuities)
  • Diseases of ventilatory control, occupational lung diseases, all types of infection related to lungs, diseases of mediastinum and pleura, cancer of lung & pleura
  • Sleep related disorders (SAS, Narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movement, UARS)
  • Upper airway resistance syndrome

The unit is very well equipped with ultra-modern gadgets. Hospital has one of the best PFT labs, bronchoscopy units (Pediatric & Adult) in the country.

Our Service

We provide preventive diagnostic services to the patients who are at high risk of developing lung cancer sleep related breathing disorders and common preventable respiratory problems.

  • Spirometry
  • Lung Volume including RV, TLC, FRC
  • Diffusion Capacity of lung. (DLCO)
  • Respiratory Muscle Strength (MIP, MEP)
  • 6 minute walk test
  • Pulse Oxymetry
  • Pre & post exercise Oxymetry

Polysomnography or sleep study has become science itself in the modern day medical world. Sleep related disorders, mainly Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, is very common in obese patients and they snore at night. These patients are at very high risk of developing hypertension, paralysis and thyroid problems.

Following sleep tests are conducted here:

  • Complete Overnight Polysomnography (COP)
  • COP with CPAP titration
  • Limited Sleep Study
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test
  • Nocturnal Oxymetry

Interventional Pulmonary Procedures performed at the unit are:

  • Tracheal Stent Placement
  • Tracheobronchial Stenting
  • Tracheomalacia Study
  • Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Forcep Biopsy
  • Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Forcep Biopsy
  • Brush Biopsy
  • Therapeutic Lung Lavage
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage

Doctors - Anand