Pulmonology (Chest & Allergy)

The Department of Pulmonology at KEM Hospital provides quality services by integrating cutting edge knowledge, rational and ethical principles, and state-of-the art equipment for the management of respiratory diseases. We work in tandem with excellent allied services available in the hospital.

Services include :

Fibre optic bronchoscopy

Video bronchoscopy with BAL (Broncho Alveolar Lavage), endobronchial biopsy/ brushings, TBNA (Trans Bronchial Needle Aspiration), TBLB (Trans Bronchial Lung Biopsy), APC (Argon Plasma Coagulation), tracheobronchial stenting, etc

Endo bronchial ultrasound bronchoscopy for TBNA

Spirometry/ Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT)

Diffusion capacity – DLCO

6 Minute Walk Test

Sleep Studies with/without CPAP titration for OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) diagnosis

Intercostal Drainage (ICD)

Closed pleural biopsy

Diagnostic and therapeutic pleural tapping/ thoracentesis

USG/ CT guided lung biopsy/ FNAC (Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology)

Skin prick allergy testing with inhalant allergen extracts

Tuberculin testing and streptomycin skin testing

Special Clinics and Camps

  • Asthma and COPD Clinics
  • Asthma Education Camps
  • Counselling of patients suffering from Tuberculosis, Asthma and HIV is conducted daily in the Chest OPD

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