The Pulmonology Department of Caritas Hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services for the management of respiratory diseases. The Department has an efficient team of highly experienced pulmonologists who offer protocol-based, multi-disciplinary treatment of patients of all ages. Effective treatment is provided for conditions such as recurring allergies, asthma, COPD, lung cancer, obstructive sleep apnoea and chronic ventilatory failure - especially those secondary to neuromuscular disorders.
The unit also offers specialized critical care for patients with acute respiratory conditions and respiratory failure. The other major services offered by the unit include:
Diffusing Capacity of the Lungs for Carbon Monoxide (DLCO) Test
6 Minutes Walk Test
Lung Volume Estimation
Neuro Muscular Strength Testing
Domiciliary Care Services including Home Ventilation
CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) Therapy
LTOT (Long Term Oxygen Therapy)
Percutaneous Dilatation Tracheostomy
EndoBrochial UltraSound (EBUS)
Medical Thoracoscopy / Pleuroscopy
Pleural Drainage Procedures
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