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General Medicine is the specialty that focuses on the art of diagnosis and treatment of all non-surgical diseases. A GeneralPhysician will provide primary healthcare and treats chronic and acute illness and also provides preventive health care.The department treat medical emergencies like

Chest pain, Giddiness and breathlessness

Insect poisoning, drug overdose, snake bites, honey bee stings etc.

Allergic reactions like food allergies etc

Infectious diseases like Malaria, Dengue, Typhoid Hepatitis,

Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, etc.

Diseases like Hypertension, diabetes, obesity

Hormonal imbalances like hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism etc.

Facilities

The department of general medicine offers services from treating a simple fever to complicated clinical conditions which requires consolidated attention and also refers to a proper specialty if required. Billroth Hospital has state-of-the art indoor facilities for the patients who require to be admitted for treatment. The patients also will be seen by the required consultants in case of emergency at time during the day or night. The department is backed by the Pathology Laboratory which runs all the routine and sophisticated tests.

General Medicine care to adult patients through

O.P.D

I.P.D

Intensive Care Units for the management of acute medical emergencies.

Trained and updated Medical and Paramedical Staff Latest imaging equipments for faster diagnosis

Supporting diagnostic facilities

Accurate diagnosis

Patient awareness on preventive aspect

Prompt treatment

The department work with close association with the other specialties that ensures the needs of all types treatments are properly met

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
10 Jun

Chest Medicine

  • 9 AM - 3 PM
  • Dr. Lakshmipathy
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