The Department of Pulmonary Medicine provides state-of-the-art care for respiratory diseases like: Bronchial asthma, COPD, Bronchitis, Lung Cancer, Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, Pleural Disease, Allergy and Sleep Disorders. We also deal with respiratory emergencies like exacerbation of Asthma, Haemoptysis, Chest wall injuries in trauma patients, Lung contusions and pulmonary embolisms.
Pulmonary Function Lab
The Department is well equipped with an Ultra Modern Pulmonary Function Lab for Spirometry, Lung Volumes, Diffusion Capacity, Respiratory Drive, Test, Allergic Skin Test, Airway Resistance and Chest Wall compliance.
One of the important procedures performed here is diagnostic and therapeutic Bronchoscopy. The procedures are performed in a dedicated Bronchoscopy suite with Video Bronchoscope.
Advanced Bronchoscopy techniques like foreign body removal, Transbronchial lymph node aspiration, Bronchial stents, Electrocautery for Endobronchial lesions, Endobronchialbrachytherapy are also offered.
Asthma & Allergic Disease
The Department is involved in allergy testing, asthma education and counseling as well as treatment of all types of allergic respiratory disease.
The Department is equipped with a state-of-the-art lab which helps in the diagnosis of all types of sleep disorders including sleep apnea, snoring, narcolepsy, etc.