Pulmonary Medicine (TB & Chest)

About Department

The pulmonology department 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. Etc.

Services Offered

  • OPD & indoor facilities
  • Nebulization (ultrasonic)
  • Respiratory ICU
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Allergy skin prick test
  • ICDT insertion
  • Lung function testing (lung volumes, capacities, co diffusion, body plethysmography)
  • Allergy screen and desensitization (inhalants & food) (immunotherapy)
  • Overnight pulse oximetry
  • Sleep study (polysomnography)
  • Bronchoscopy (lavage, biospy, brushing, trans-cranial biopsy, trans-bronchial biopsy)
  • Non-invasive ventilation (CPAP, BIPAP)
  • Pleural fluid aspiration (diagnostic therapeutic)
  • Vaccination for chest infections (influenza & pneumonia)
  • Ct guided procedure
  • Pulmonary function test
  • DMC (designated microscopy centre – RNTCP)
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