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Department of Respiratory Medicine

Services & Procedures
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy: Primarily, it is a visual examination of the lungs and air passages. It is also used to obtain tissue and secretion samples, and to wash the tissues with saline.
  • Therapeutic Bronchoscopy: It helps to remove secretions, blood, tumours, or foreign objects lodged in the airway.
  • Interventional Pulmonology: It focuses on the use of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to treat patients with lung cancer, benign airway disorders and pleural diseases.
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation: A medical endoscopic procedure used primarily to control bleeding from certain lesions in the gastrointestinal tract, and also to de-bulk tumours.
  • Foreign Body Removal: The removal of ingested objects from the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum by endoscopic techniques.
  • Stent Placement for complex airways: It is a device that helps to open narrowed airway passages.
  • Cryotherapy: It is the application of extreme cold to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue.
  • Balloon dilatation for airway narrowing: It aims to dilate the narrowed airway with minimal mucosal trauma.
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty Heating: It dilates permanently narrowed airways to relieve chronic asthama or bronchitis.
  • Thoracoscopy