Pulmonology


Pulmonology is the area of medicine that focuses on the respiratory system’s health. Pulmonologists are medical specialists that diagnose and treat conditions affecting the respiratory system.

Pulmonology is the area of medicine that focuses on the respiratory system’s health. Pulmonologists are medical specialists that diagnose and treat conditions affecting the respiratory system.

 

Conditions Treated​

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis (when the lungs can’t clear mucus)
  • Bronchitis (inflamed mucous membranes)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (airflow blockage)
  • Emphysema (when lung alveoli are damaged)
  • Interstitial lung diseases (affect space and tissue around alveoli)
  • Occupational lung diseases (due to inhalation of dust, chemicals or proteins)
  • Obstructive sleep apnea(breathing slows or stops entirely during sleep

 
Procedures Performed


Exams and tests to help diagnose lung-related issues:

  • CT scan: To view detailed images of bones, muscles, fat organs and blood vessels
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Pulse oximetry test: Oxygen saturation levels in the blood
  • Bronchoscopy: To examine airway for issues in the trachea, lower airways, throat or larynx
  • Sleep studies: For sleep disorders like sleep apnea





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