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Pulmonology

Pulmonology

The Pulmonology department is a subspecialty of the Internal Medicine department which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of chest or lung problems including; asthma, COPD, sleep disorders, lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis (interstitial lung diseases), chest infections, bronchiectasis, smoking cessation, pulmonary hypertension and so on.

Services provided by the department are as follows:

  • Asthma Education and Management clinic (adults and pediatrics) every Sunday.
  • Airway Inhalation Therapy (Ultrasonic Nebulization)
  • Lung function testing (Measurement of Lung Volumes and Capacities, Carbon Monoxide Diffusion, Body Plethysmography)
  • Allergy screening and desensitization testing (both environmental and food allergens)
  • Overnight pulse oximetry for diagnosis and management of sleep disorders
  • Bronchoscopy (Lavage, Biopsy, Brushing, Trans-cranial and Trans-bronchial Biopsy)
  • Timely screening, diagnosis and management of lung cancer
  • Oxygen therapy and Non-invasive ventilator therapy(CPAP, BiPAP)
  • Pneumonia and other infectious diseases
  • Pleural fluid aspiration (Diagnostic & Therapeutic)
  • Vaccinations for chest infections (Influenza & Pneumonia)
  • Education and support for smoking cessation
  • Tuberculosis and Fungal Respiratory Diseases

Lung Cancer Clinic

Asthma Services Clinic

Pulmonary Function Test

Long Term Ventilation

Sleep Disorders Clinic

Interventional Pulmonology

Pulmonary fibrosis

Breathlessness Clinic
 

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