Pulmonary Medicine

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Introduction

The Department of Pulmonary Medicine caters to a wide spectrum of diseases of the chest ranging from airway disorders like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchial asthma, infections like pneumonias and tuberculosis, pleural disorders, carcinomas of the respiratory tract, occupation-related lung disorders, lung diseases and sleep disorders. The Department has already started thoracic endoscopic services like video-bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy and advanced sleep study and is soon going to start EBUS & rigid bronchoscopy. The department is committed to deliver quality clinical services to all patients suffering from respiratory illnesses.

  • IPD - 28 beds (including 4 bedded Pulmonary Critical Care, One Bronchoscopy Room, One Thoracoscopy Room, One Procedure Room, One Doctor Duty Room & Two Sleep Labs).
  • General OPD - It is being run on all 6 working days of the week.
  • Special Clinic - ILD clinic on every Tuesday from 2pm to 5 pm (24 patients have been registered till date)
    Pulmonary rehabilitation clinic every Thursday from 2pm to 5pm
    Lung cancer clinic - Every Monday from 10am to 2pm
Labs & Equipment-
Sl. No.ParticularsQuantity
1.Fibreoptic Video Bronchoscope2
2.Fibreoptic Bronchoscope1
3.Semi rigid Thoracoscope1
4.PFT with DLCO1
5.NIV5
6.Multipara monitor5
7.ABG1
8.Sleep Lab2

Clinical Services
OPD Patients
IPD Patients
Educational
1. Post M.D. Training
    D.M.
2. Postgraduate

ActivityDayA Year
Departmental SeminarEvery Friday25
Journal ClubsEvery Tuesday11
Case DiscussionEvery Wednesday18
Interdepartmental Seminar04

SL No.Name of FacultyDesignation
1.Dr. Deependra Kumar RaiAdditional Professor & Head
2.Dr. Saurabh KarmakarAssociate Professor
3.Dr. Somesh ThakurAssociate Professor

General OPD - It is being run on all 6 working days of the week.

PROCEDURES

Sl. No.Name
1Spirometry
2Fibre optic Bronchoscopy
3Diffusion
4Pleurocentesis
5Intercostal tube placement
6Flexi rigid thoracoscopy
7Polysomnography

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