Pulmonology department is commonly known as chest medicine and respiratory medicinal department.
Aster Hospital is well-known and is one of the best pulmonology hospital in India, which is dedicated to providing comprehensive medical care. We offer evidence-based, multidisciplinary treatment for conditions such as asthma, COPD, cancers of the airways and lungs, lung infections, sleep apnea, ARDS and respiratory failure.
The department of pulmonology consists of a lung specialist, pulmonologists, critical care experts, thoracic surgeons, radiologists. They are well supported by speciality nurses and respiratory therapists. The team has years of experience in performing special procedures related to interventional pulmonology (for ailments of the central airways), interventional bronchoscopy (for diagnosis of airway disorders) and transbronchial needle aspiration (for mediastinal disorders).
Recently, our department has gained special recognition for the placement of a tracheal stent in patients with post-intubation tracheal stenosis.
Our diagnostic unit at the department of pulmonology offers a variety of advanced tests, such as sleep study, diagnostic pleural fluid aspiration, pleural biopsy, medical thoracoscopy. It’s fully equipped with modern respiratory diagnostics and treatment instruments, such as a paediatric flexible bronchoscope, rigid thoracoscopy, and bronchoscopy, portable adult bronchoscope; snare, cautery, and laser for endobronchial resection.
The pulmonology department offers both outpatient and inpatient services, daycare wing, and 24/7 emergency service for the patients.
Our emergency medical staff is well trained to provide effective services for early stabilization of our patients with respiratory emergencies and to prevent any respiratory complications.
Our intensive care unit compliance with international standards. We have all possible diagnostic and treatment facilities in our ICU’s for managing any kind of acute or critical illness. We take strict aseptic measures in our department to prevent any kind of infection that could complicate our patient’s health.
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Pulmonary function tests (PFT)
Pleural fluid aspiration
Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA)
Transbronchial lung biopsy (TBLB)
Peak flow measurement
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