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Interventional Pulmonology
It is a new field with in pulmonary medicine focused on the use of advanced bronchoscopic and pleuroscopic techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of a spectrum of disorders involving Airways and Pleura.

Interventional Pulmonology Procedures

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy can be defined as a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure that permits direct visualization of the tracheo bronchial lumen with the help of the bronchoscope, a specialized device.

Bronchoscopy is the most commonly used invasive procedure in pulmonology.

Bronchoscopy permits collection of respiratory secretion from the tracheo bronchial tree as well as tissue samples from the airway mucusa, lung parenchyma and lympnedes and other masses located immediately adjacent to but out side the tracheo bronchial lumen.

Bronchoscopy is also used as a therapeutic tool to treat the airway luminal obstruction caused by various diseases, bleeding from respiratory structures and several pulmonary disorders.

Diagonostic Indications

  • Unexplained Cough
  • Hemoptysis
  • Localised Wheeze (with suggestion of obstruction)
  • Stridor
  • Unexplained Chest Radiography Opacity.
  • Pulmonary infection (when not improving)
  • Immuno Compromised
  • Diffuse lung diseases Non-infectious
  • Intra thoracic Lympthadenopathy
  • Pulmonary Neoplasm
  • Foreign body
  • Burns
  • Vocal cord & Diaphragm Palsy

Therapeutic Indications

  • Removal of airway secretions, mucus plugs, clots and necrotic debris
  • Atelectasis
  • Foreign body
  • Neoplasms
  • Laser
  • Electro cautery
  • Endobronchial ultrasound
  • Argon Plasma Cogulation ( APC)
  • Cryotheraphy
  • Stenting
  • Lavage

Medical Thoracoscopy
PulmonaryTuberculosis(TB)
Bronchial Asthma
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17 Nov

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17 Nov

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17 Nov

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