Chest & Respiratory Diseases Department

Chest & Respiratory Diseases Department

The department offers comprehensive consultative evaluation,diagnosis and treatment to patients with respiratory tract, lungs and airway diseases. We strive to provide access to the latest advances in pulmonology and sleep medicine with the help of world‐class medical equipment. We isolate the source of the problems and treat it to prevent chronic lung conditions which might lead to significant health problems. Breathing disorders sleep apnea (sleep disorder) and allergies can be cured completely under the skilled pulmonologists at the department. Specialized care is offered for sleep disorder with the support of Sleep Lab facility. The doctors are well experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of various airway and lung diseases like asthma, COPD, Pulmonary infection, Pleural diseases etc. Services of specialized clinics such as allergy & asthma clinic, smoking & cessation clinic and lung cancer screening clinic, etc. provide personalized care for a comprehensive range of health issues. Patients with COPD can enjoy a broad and comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation program at PIMS so they can manage their symptoms, improve muscle strength and feel stronger and fitter.
The doctors at PIMS advise the patients on what kind of exercises they must do and what they should avoid. Pulmonary Rehabilitation program comes as a course spread over a certain period oftime, say 8 weeks or even 12 weeks, depending on the seriousness ofthe condition and during this time, they would teach the patients how to manage their life without becoming breathless. Unique needs of each patient are taken into account, rather than giving a generic treatment. We provide excellent diagnostic & therapeutic facility in cases of lung cancer by virtue of video bronchoscopy with provision of TBNA, TBLB, and BAL & Endobronchial biopsy. We are the only provider in the state of some extent therapeutic interventions in benign as well as malignant disorders of the airways like Electro cautry, airway stenting, balloon dilatation and foreign body removal by airway retrieval basket. We also offer medical thoroscopy in cases of undiagnosed pleural effusion and pleural biopsies, pleurodesis either with use oftale or doxycyclin.