Pulmonology

Advanced Centre for Pulmonology

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. 

Key Procedures


Out patient services

  • 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

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Critical Care Services

  • Pneumonia - Community acquired/Hospital - associated/Viral/H1N1

  • Acute severe COPD Exacerbations and Acute severe Asthma/Status asthmaticus

  • ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress syndrome)

  • Pulmonary Embolism

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Interventional Pulmonology

Video bronchoscope for

  • Bronchial washings
  • TBNA-Transbronchial needle aspiration
  • Radial EBUS Guided Transbronchial lung biopsy (TBB)

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Sleep Lab

  • Complete and split overnight polysomnography
  • Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT)
  • CPAP titration sleep study

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Pulmonary Function Lab

  • FeNo
  • CPet
  • Exercise Challenge Test
  • Bronchial Provocation Test

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Allergy Clinic

  • Skin Prick Test

  • Allergy blood test

  • Allergen immunotherapy

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Lung transplantation

Lung transplantation has become an established modality of treatment for patients with advanced lung diseases including ILD, COPD, Bronchiectasis, Primary Pulmonary hypertension etc.

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