Pulmonology is a medical speciality that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. Pulmonology is known as chest medicine and respiratory medicine. Breathlessness, cough, chest pain or blood in the sputum may be signs of chest or respiratory illness.
Pulmonologists are specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema and other complicated chest infections.We offer investigation, diagnosis and treatment under one roof, in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team approach to give our patients the best possible outcomes.
Our Pulmonology facility cares for patients with, but not limited to:
Breathing problems (Explained and Unexplained)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and other respiratory disorders
Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)
Tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacterial Infections
With a range of specialist services including,
Blood tests and Urine Tests
Lung function tests
ECG, X-Ray, MRI, CT and PET CT Scans.
Smoking Cessation Program
Our interventional pulmonology unit offers a wide range of procedures including,
Biopsy Of Lung (or) Lymph Node
Foreign Body Removal
Thoracentesis (Pleural Effusion)
Indwelling Pleural Catheter
Our facility at Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital is fully equipped to assess and treat patients with any respiratory complaint.