Also known as Spirometry/Pulmonary Function Test/Lung Function TestIt is an important Diagnostic tool to Diagnose and monitor progression and treatment responses for various respiratory disorders such as Asthma, COPD, etc.View more
It is a diagnostic procedure performed under local anesthesia using Fiber-Optic Video Bronchoscope to observe the anatomy of air passages(Wind Pipe) in cases of pulmonary conditions such as Lung Cancer / Pneumonia / Tuberculosis and haemoptysis ( spitting out blood) and obtain biopsy specimen if abnormality is detectedView more
It is a holistic medical therapy that combines exercise, training and patient education on pulmonary disorders and their management. The programme has significantly improved the quality of life of numerous patients in improving their breathlessness and muscle strengthView more
Department of Pulmonary Medicine was started in March 1999 at Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital as a small unit which has grown into a department over the years with full time Consultants and dedicated Technical Staff.
The department is catering to the needs of the patients suffering from various Respiratory Ailments like,
Asthma and Allergic Disorders
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (C.O.P.D.)
Pulmonary Infections like Pneumonia, Tuberculosis etc.
Acute and Chronic Respiratory Failure
Sleep-related Breathing Disorders like Obstructive Sleep Apneas
Interstitial Lung Diseases and Sarcoidosis
Other Chronic Respiratory Diseases
The department offers many Respiratory related Investigation Services using State of the Art Equipments.
The institute provides adversity of services using state of the art equipments such us:
Pulmonary Function Tests: Basic and Advanced
Lung Volumes and Diffusion studies.
Fibre-Optic Video Bronchoscopy
Endobronchial ultrasound -EBUS
Complete Polysomnography (Sleep Studies)
Allery test-skin prick tests.
Assessment of airway inflammation by estimating exhaled nutric oxide.
Non-invasive ventilatory services with home ventilation.
6 minute Walk Tests & Incremental Shuttle Walk Test.
Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis - It's for Nutritional Assessment.
Out-Patient and In-patient Services with 24/7 Emergency and Crtical Care Services.
CPAP therapy & Non-Invasine Ventilatory Services.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services (First of its kind in Karnataka) offered to many Chronic Respiratory Disease patients which helps them to cope up with their Respiratory Disability.
The Department also has started many Academic Programmes in Pulmonary Medicine like DNB training Programmes accredited under the National Board of Examinations,New Delhi, since 2006. The department has also conducted many Pulmonary Education Programmes on Spirometry and NIV Procedures for the General Practitoners, General Physicians and Family Physicians under the guidance of "Academy of Pulmonary Education and Simulation".
A successful state level ACLS traning programme was organised by the department recently.
MBBS, DTCD, MD (Chest)
Director and Senior Consultant
MBBS, MD (Chest), DTCD
Tel: 080 40875555, Ext: 1534
24-hr Hotline: +91 7899816135
Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital - Vasanthnagar
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