Pulmonology is a specialization in medicine which deals with problems associated with breathing and lung health. With an increase in industrialization, population and ever-increasing air pollution respiratory problems are on the rise. We at Aster RV Bangalore understand the rising need for a comprehensive respiratory care unit which caters to a wide range of respiratory services including preventive medicine, early diagnosis of respiratory conditions and optimal, timely management of lung diseases. Our top pulmonologist in Bangalore provides comprehensive respiratory care to their patients.
The Centre of Excellence in Pulmonology at Aster RV specialises in clinical pulmonology, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in diagnosis and management of lung diseases, sleep medicine, critical care, management of advanced lung diseases and lung transplantation. The overall approach is to foster an environment in the treatment of these disorders where we combine expertise, information, communication and support to help the patient and the family with the difficult times which come with critical illness and chest disorders. We understand the crisis which descends on individuals and families in these times and tries as both professionals and individuals to be with you through these challenging periods in a very comprehensive way.
At this Centre of Excellence, we follow International treatment protocols to ensure optimal, evidence-based care at all times and offer best-in-class healthcare services for both adult and paediatric care.
Out patient services- Respiratory Care
Out patient consultation for children, adults and elders with airway disorders such as Asthma, bronchitis, COPD, and Bronchiectesis. We are a specialized centre for preventive, educational and treatment aspects of Asthma, COPD and other airway disorders and provide comprehensive services to take care of these patients
Asthma and Allergy Clinic-Immunotherapy
Pleural diseases such as Pleural effusion and Pneumothorax
Interstitial lung diseases (ILD), including Sarcoidosis and IPF
Pulmonary Vascular diseases, including Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary embolism, Pulmonary rehabilitation and Advanced Lung diseases
Lung Cancer and other forms of cancer which affects the lungs
Shortness of breath due to any cause
Tuberculosis -Pulmonary and extrapulmonary TB, MDR-TB treatment
Peri-operative care of patients with lung diseases
Respiratory care of neuromuscular diseases such as motor neuron diseases and kyphoscoliosis
Smoking-related lung disorders and smoking prevention
Dedicated physiotherapy Services in OPD/IPD
Dedicated units for thoracic surgeries using endoscopic techniques such as VATS (video-assisted thoracic surgery)
Psychosocial counselling for patients after thoracic surgery
Critical Care Services
Respiratory failure due to any cause including but not limited to:
Pneumonia - Community acquired/Hospital - associated/Viral/H1N1
Acute severe COPD Exacerbations and Acute severe Asthma/Status asthmaticus
ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress syndrome)
OSA and other Type II respiratory failures
Shock due to any cause, commonly, sepsis and septic shock
Management of Multiorgan dysfunction (MODS)
Expertise in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and post-Cardiac Arrest Care
Lung transplantation has become an established modality of treatment for patients with advanced lung diseases including ILD, COPD, Bronchiectasis, Primary Pulmonary hypertension etc. in whom despite optimal medical therapy available the disease continues to progress. Optimal medical management, pulmonary rehabilitation and timely referral for lung transplantation procedure are of paramount importance.