Pulmonology

Year of establishment: 2005

Department of Pulmonology is highly advanced which undertakes the prevention, early detection, diagnosis and management of pulmonary diseases in pediatric as well as adult population. The department has well qualified medical professionals with clinical expertise in the field of pulmonary medicine. The department offers treatment for all pulmonary disease like bronchial asthma, COPD, sleep disordered breathing, lung cancer, pulmonary rehabilitation and tuberculosis. The outpatient and inpatient division offers expert care in the form of 24 hours emergency services. We also have a fully equipped state of the art Respiratory Intensive Care Unit that has all the facilities to render specialized care in emergency situations and critical patients.

PURPOSE:

To provide the best possible care and rehabilitation in the discipline of Pulmonary Medicine to all our patients.

SCOPE:

Evaluating and treating the patients with respiratory disease or conditions, there by assist in early return to normalcy / cure or minimizing the morbidity and effect of disease on the patient.Outpatient, In patient, Respiratory ICU services are provided.

PROCEDURE

PFT:
SPIROMETRY
DLCO (diffusion Studies)
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate
BIOPSIES: PLEURAL, BRONCHOSCOPIC, IMAGE
BRONCHOSCOPY & Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Pleural Fluid Aspiration
I C D TUBE INSERTION
PLEURODESIS
ALLERGIC SKIN TEST
MANTOUX TEST
Sleep Study (Polysomnography)

Speciality clinics

  1. Asthma & Allergy Clinic
    Tuesday
  2. COPD and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Wednesday
  3. Lung Cancer and Bronchoscopy
    Tuesday & Thursday

Respiratory intensive care unit

Invasive ventilation

Non Invasive Ventilation

Research thrust areas

  • Research on various cytokine and genetic biomarkers in COPD, Asthma and study of proteomics.
  • Research on biomarkers and cytokines and treatment strategies in tuberculosis.
  • Research study of biomarkers and various growth factors in lung cancer patients helpful in early diagnosis and treatment.