Medical

Chest Medicine (Pulmonary Function Lab)

The chest medicine department offers a host of services to patients as follows:

Pulmonary Function Laboratory

Located on the second floor of MRC building offers

  • Spirometry
  • Lung volumes
  • DLCO studies
  • 6 min walk test
  • Bronchoprovocation Test with histamine Chellenge

Sleep Lab

2 State of art 36 Channel Polysomnography Machines are available for conducting sleep studies, CPAP tirtation and MULTIPLE SLEEP LATENCY TEST . 2 well trained technicians perform these tests.

These help diagnose a variety of sleep related disorders.

  • Obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome
  • Central sleep apnea
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Idiopathic hypersomnolence
  • Other parsomnias

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy suite situated on the second floor MRC building has a dedicated Nurse and Ward boy, houses 2 adult Video and one thin scope offering

  • Diagnostic bronchoscopy for various conditions like non resolving pneumonia, suspected tumors, hemoptysis, etc.
  • Therapeutic bronchoscopy for FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL, BALLOON BRONCHOPLASTY AND ELECTOCAUTERY FOR BENIGN GRANULOMAS AND TRACHEOBRONCHIAL STENOSIS
  • PEDIATRIC SCOPY – diagnostic and therapeutic.
  • LARYNGOSCOPY – evaluation of the vocal cords and voice box.
  • THORACOCENTESIS ( PLEURAL TAPPING) DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC)

Respiratory Critical Care Services.

Fully equipped ICU  beds where invasive and Non invasive Ventilators are available to manage patients  e.g.

  • ARDS
  • Severe community acquired pneumonias
  • Acute exacerbations of COPD and Asthma
  • Various Interstitial Lung diseases

Co Ordination with CT and Ultrasound Department  for imaging guided drainage and biopsies.


Management of Pleural Disorders

Diagnostic and therapeutic pleural aspirations

Intercostal tube insertions, pig tail catheter drainage and thoracsopy.


DNB Programme for Postgraduate Training

Has a 2 yr old programme where 2 post graduates each year are trained for 3 yrs in various aspects of chest/ pulmonary Medicine.

  • Chest Medicine
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Chest Medicine

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