An average adult takes 15-20 breaths a minute which accounts to about 20,000 breaths a day! The lung is a unique internal organ, which is directly in contact with the external environment. Anything you breathe in can affect your respiratory system.
Our team of highly qualified and skilled pulmonologists practice evidence based medicine and follow international protocols which have enabled the best outcomes in the treatment provided. From diagnosis to rehabilitation, our doctors guide you through to complete recovery.
The Department of Pulmonary Medicine at SIMS Hospital uses sophisticated techniques to diagnose and treat pulmonary disorders such as
- Chronic cough
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Sleep apnea
- Lung tumors
- Other unspecified respiratory disorders
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic fibro optic bronchoscopy
- USG guided pleural lesions biopsy
- CT guided lung biopsy
- Medical Thoracoscopy
- Lung Volume
- Diffusion capacity
- 6 min walk test
- ABG analysis
- Ventilator care
- Intensive Respiratory Care
We also provide pulmonary rehabilitation which is a supervised program of exercise and education. The patients and their family members are educated about their diseases and symptoms and methods to improve quality of life.