Chest Medicine

Chest Medicine

Location 2nd Floor, MRC
For Appointment 022-22067676  Extn. 382
Dept. Timings

9 am to 5 pm

List of Consultants Dr Amita Nene
Dr Kapil Salgia
Dr Pratibha Singhal
Dr Shyam Sunder Tampi
Dr Sujeet K. Rajan

The chest medicine department offers a host of services to patients as follows:

Pulmonary Function Laboratory

Located on the second floor of MRC building offers

  • Spirometry
  • Lung volumes
  • DLCO studies
  • 6 min walk test
  • Bronchoprovocation Test with histamine Challenge

Sleep Lab

2 State of art 36 Channel Polysomnography Machines are available for conducting sleep studies, CPAP titration and MULTIPLE SLEEP LATENCY TEST. 2 well trained technicians perform these tests.

These help diagnose a variety of sleep related disorders.

  • Obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome
  • Central sleep apnea
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Idiopathic hypersomnolence
  • Other parsomnias

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy suite situated on the second floor MRC building has a dedicated Nurse and Ward boy, houses 2 adult Video and one thin scope offering

  • Diagnostic bronchoscopy for various conditions like non resolving pneumonia, suspected tumors, hemoptysis, etc.
  • Therapeutic bronchoscopy for FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL, BALLOON BRONCHOPLASTY AND ELECTOCAUTERY FOR BENIGN GRANULOMAS AND TRACHEOBRONCHIAL STENOSIS
  • PEDIATRIC SCOPY – diagnostic and therapeutic.
  • LARYNGOSCOPY – evaluation of the vocal cords and voice box.
  • THORACOCENTESIS ( PLEURAL TAPPING) DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC)

Respiratory Critical Care Services.

Fully equipped ICU beds where invasive and Non invasive Ventilators are available to manage patients e.g.

  • ARDS
  • Severe community acquired pneumonias
  • Acute exacerbations of COPD and Asthma
  • Various Interstitial Lung diseases

Co Ordination with CT and Ultrasound Department for imaging guided drainage and biopsies.

Management of Pleural Disorders

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic pleural aspirations
  • Intercostal tube insertions, pig tail catheter drainage and thoracsopy.

DNB Programme for Postgraduate Training

Has a 2 yr old programme where 2 post graduates each year are trained for 3 yrs in various aspects of chest/ pulmonary Medicine.

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