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Centres of Excellence

Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonology Medicine caters to diagnosis and treatment of all respiratory disorders. The department runs a daily outpatient clinic and inpatient services, which include intensive care management of patients on ventilators and in wards.

Bronchology section has fibreoptic videobronchoscope for routine and ICU bronchoscopies. Interventional bronchoscopes for transbronchial lung biopsies are also available. Bronchoscopy has become the most commonly performed invasive procedure by chest physicians.

Pulmonary department is capable of providing preventative, diagnostic, non- invasive, invasive and interventional Pulmonology procedures provided thru:

  • Pulmonary Outpatient Clinic
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Physiotherapy Department

Procedures rendered are:

  • Interpretation of pulmonary function tests:
    • Interpretation of basic spirometry
    • Interpretation of broncho-provocation tests
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracostomy tube insertions and management
  • Transbronchial lung & lymph node biopsy
  • Pleural biopsy
  • Whole lung lavage
  • Flexible bronchoscopy
  • Diagnostic rigid bronchoscopy with anesthesia
  • Sleep study interpretation
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation

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