Pulmonology

Pulmonology, also referred to as Respiratory Medicine or Chest Medicine, is the sphere of medicine involving the functioning and disorders of the respiratory tract - comprising the nose, mouth, throat, trachea, i.e., windpipe, larynx, i.e., voice box, and the lungs. The respiratory system enables the human body to perform the crucial role of breathing and facilitating the exchange of gases - inhalation of oxygen and exhalation of carbon dioxide for survival, apart from supporting sound generation, sense of smell or olfactory capabilities and protecting harmful microbes from entering the lungs through mucus secretions in the nasal tract.

The Pulmonology Department in Medway Hospitals includes a staff of surgeons and doctors who have received training from nationally and internationally reputed medical institutions and are devoted to providing the finest care to all patients with respiratory problems.

The wards and consulting rooms are furnished with all of the latest medical technology. The department is supported by a vast network of nurses and technicians to handle emergency and complex cases with ease. Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, clinics, and competent specialists, comprehensive care for lung disease, COVID-19, and COVID-related complications are offered at the facility.

An extensive spectrum of investigative analyses are performed, comprising:

  • CT scans

  • Bronchoscopy

  • Blood Gas Analysis

  • Chest X-rays

A wide array of lung diseases and respiratory ailments, such as asthma, tuberculosis, pneumonia, emphysema, bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and lung cancer, are effectively remedied and treated by a team of highly skilled medical and healthcare experts at Medway Hospitals.

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FAQ'S

COPD, asthma, tuberculosis, PID (interstitial lung disease), respiratory failure, lung cancer, sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), snoring, pleural effusion, pneumothorax, lung infections, sarcoidosis, hemoptysis (coughing up blood), lymph nodes lymphatics (glands) / Put on the chest
If not diagnosed or controlled properly, asthma can be fatal. Studies have shown that of people who die of asthma, one-third have mild illness. Therefore, it is very important to control your asthma and try to reduce your exposure to polluted air as much as possible.
PFT measures how a good deal of air you could breathe inside and outside and way rapid you could do it and the way properly your lungs are operating to supply oxygen in your blood. PFT is a painless check and a technician will ask you to take a deep breath after which blow as difficult as you could right into a tube related to the PFT machine. PFT is the maximum vital check for the analysis and control of COPD. PFT is just like the ECG of the lungs.

Our Doctors

Dr. ELAKIYA

MD . Respiratory Medicine

Consultant Pulmonologist

Dr. D. SUBASHINI

MBBS.,DTCD.,

Consultant Pulmonologist