Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine

Overview

Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine department at Gangasheel Hospital is dedicated to provide comprehensive treatment for an array of respiratory and sleep disorders such as COPD, Pneumonias, Sleep apnoea, Insomnia and Asthma. The department works with the core philosophy that all the patients require round the clock treatment for respiratory diseases and we constantly strive to provide them a personalized care at our hospital.

The patient care services offered by the department include Clinical Pulmonology, Interventional Pulmonology with Interventional Bronchoscopy & Medical Thoracoscopy with smoke deaddiction & COPD clinic, PFT, Asthma-Allergy and Treatment of Sleep Disorders.

Services

Interventional Pulmonology

Both diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures including Trans-bronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA), Trans-bronchial Lung Biopsy (TBLB) and Removal of foreign body are carried out at the department.

The most advanced Interventional Pulmonology procedures carried out at the department include:

Bronchoscopic Argon Plasma Coagulation

  • Bronchoscopic Electrocautery
  • Tracheo-bronchial stenting
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopic Laser Ablation
  • Cryotherapy & Cryo ablation with Cryobiopsy

EBUS

Endobronchial placement of mediastinal lymph nodes & peripheral lesion with radial & linear probe.

Medical Thoracoscopy

Involves examination of pleural space with the help of insertion of an endoscope like device called a thoracoscope through a little hole in the chest.

Pleural Aspiration

Done for the diagnosis of pleural diseases as well as for providing therapeutic benefit in cases of few of the respiratory conditions.

Intercostal Drain

Some of the diseases of pleura involve accumulation of pus/air/fluid in the chest cavity and cause compression of the lungs and for this the pus needs to be drained out with the help of a pigtail or a thin tube.

Pleural Hypertension

Involves Diagnosis and Management of Right Heart Catheterization.

Non – Invasive Ventilation

Ventilation is achieved non-invasively with positive pressure devices like BiPAP.

Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT)

These are the tests done to assess the functional status of lungs with the help of Spirometers and detect the cause of breathlessness.

Allergy

Comprehensive diagnosis and management of allergy including IgE therapy.

Routine Management Of Respiratory Disorders

Respiratory disorders such as Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, COPD, Pleural Effusion, Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Edema, Pneumothorax Pulmonary Embolism and sleep disorders such as Obstructive sleep apnea, central apnea are treated by our experts.

Treatment for Sleep Disorders

We provide comprehensive services including assessment, diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, sleep disordered breathing, parasomnias, snoring, insomnia and REM disorders. The department is equipped with ALICE – 5 Sleep Lab with PDX and Ambulatory Somnography

Our Professional

  • DR. ABHISHEK SINGHM.D. Oncology

  • DR. ASHISH GANGWARM.S. Ophthalmology

  • DR. MANOJ KUMAR HIRANIM.S. Orthopaedics

  • DR. MURLI DHAR CHHABARIAM.D. Paediatrics

  • DR. MUKUL KAMTHANM.P.T. Physiotherapy

  • DR. NISHANT GUPTAM.D., D.M. Cardiology

  • DR. NITIN ASTHANAB.D.S. Dental

  • DR. PARAS JAINM.S. ENT

  • DR. RANDHIR SINGHM.D. Anaesthesiology

  • DR. SANJAY BAJPAIM.D., D.N.B. Nephrology

  • DR. SHAH MOHD FAISALM.D., D.M. Neurology

  • DR. SHALINI MAHESHWARIM.S. Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • DR. VANDANA JINDALM.D. Pathology

  • Ms. PRIYANKA RASTOGIM.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

  • DR. PRAMESH JAINM.S., M.Ch. CTVS

  • DR. VIPUL KUMARM.S., M.Ch. Plastic & Cosmetic

  • DR. RAJNIKANT SAHUM.S., M.Ch. Neurosurgery

  • DR. LAXMAN SWAROOPM.S., M.Ch. Urology

  • DR. DUSHYANT GUPTAM.S. General & Laproscopy

  • DR. GYANENDRA GUPTAM.D., P.D.C.C. Pulmonology

  • DR. HARSH VARDHANM.S., D.N.B. Onco Surgery

  • DR. PRASHANT NATH GUPTAM.D. Radiology

  • DR. DEEPTI SHARMA

  • DR. SUJAN SINGH

  • DR. RAJEEV KUMAR

Health Tips

Dietetics & Nutrition: Healthy Eating Eat foods rich in calcium and iron. Calcium is important for bone health and Iron is important to reduce the risk of anemia.

Liver & Gastro: Limit Fat Intake High levels of fat in the blood and high levels of cholesterol are common causes of Fatty Liver disease. Limit fat intake.

Pediatrics: Avoid Childhood Obesity Physical activity is very important for children to avoid Childhood obesity. 1 hour of daily exercising is recommended for children.

Dental Care: Heart Health is Connected Dental health is the indication of overall health. Floss and brush your teeth daily to ward off gum disease as well as heart disease.

Spine Health: Good Shoes are Important Good shoes give a supportive base that helps the spine and body remain in proper alignment and reduce pain while moving.

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