Pulmonology is a medical specialty which deals with the diseases involving Respiratory Tract. Pulmonologist is known as Chest specialist who diagnose and treats the diseases related to the respiratory tract. Pulmonologists at Lakecity Hospital treat everything from asthma to tuberculosis. Lakecity Hospital has a team of skillful and proficient Pulmonologists who have treated lots of complicated TB and Asthma cases successfully.

The major parts of the respiratory tract system include nose, mouth, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, alveoli and bronchioles. Asthma is the most common diseases in the world. Lakecity Hospital has modern treatment facilities for TB and Asthma care.

Common Respiratory Diseases

Respiratory diseases are divided into infectious diseases, structural diseases, inflammatory diseases, autoimmune diseases and neoplastic diseases. Lakecity Hospital’s Pulmonologists have expertise to cure all types of respiratory disorders such as

  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Influenza
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Asthma
  • Sleep apnea
  • Mesothelioma
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pleural effusion
  • Swine flu
  • Asbestosis
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Atelectasis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Bird flu
  • MERS
  • Severe respiratory diseases
  • Adenovirus infection
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung congestion
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Common cold
  • Bronchitis
  • Pleurisy

Diagnosis of Respiratory diseases

The Pulmonary department of Lakecity Hospital is a well equipped with all the latest diagnostic Equipments and world class infrastructure to deal with all kind of respiratory system related problems. Major diagnosis methods include

  • Arterial blood gas analysis
  • Laboratory tests
  • Chest fluoroscopy
  • CT scan
  • Check ultrasound
  • Pleural biopsy
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Pulse oximetry test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Sleep study

Treatment for Respiratory diseases

Smoking is the main cause of most of the respiratory diseases. At Lakecity Hospital pulmonologist decides the most effective treatment based on the type of disease, severity of disease and patient’s health conditions. Major treatment methods include

  • Medications
  • Selfcare
  • Supportive care
  • Therapies
  • Surgery
  • Specialist

Treatment for Lung Cancer include surgery (Pulmonary lobectomy, Wedge resection, Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery), thoracotomy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and palliative care.  Lakecity Hospital has well known Bronchoscopist to treat any serious and complex respiratory disease.

The Pulmonology Department at Lakecity Hospital offers state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facilities from minor to severe respiratory diseases. Lakecity Hospital maintains all necessary standards as per the international medical norms. Our Pulmonology department is always ready to provide essential emergency medical services to save patients life.