At Chettinad Superspeciality Hospital, the Department of Pulmonology is a well-equipped super speciality department with doctors who were life savers during this COVID-19 pandemic. It consists of well-experienced & dedicated consultants who diagnose and treat diseases of the respiratory system. They manage all kinds of lung problems like Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis, Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Lung Cancer, Sleep-related breathing disorders like Snoring, Sleep apnoea and pleural diseases like Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax. We have a fully equipped intensive care to attend to all types of respiratory emergencies. The cardiothoracic team of Chettinad with its perfusionists is available 24x7 in house to handle any types of surgical emergency. We are also a centre for heart-lung transplant .
At Chettinad Super Speciality hospitals, the availability of Specialised Infrastructure, Equipment and Personnel makes it the tertiary care referral centre for all lung diseases.
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Many people have a misconception that inhalers are addictive. The fact is that just like brushing your teeth, taking Asthma medicine is not habit-forming but essential. Inhalers are not addictive but it is a good habit to keep control over asthma and use your inhalers as prescribed by your doctor.
Yes, lung cancer can occur in never-smokers also, environmental exposures such as asbestos, Environmental tobacco smoke and genetic susceptibility can increase the risk.
Obese patients with snoring, nocturnal choking sensations and excessive daytime sleepiness have to consult the pulmonologist to rule out sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea is an under diagnosed disease in the community with fatal complications if not treated.
Sleep testing will help to confirm the disease.
TB is a curable disease if diagnose and treat the patient at the earliest Appropriate drugs,
Appropriate dose and Appropriate duration are the main factors for the successful outcome of TB
In some respiratory conditions, Oxygen level is always below normal, in those patients, oxygen level in ABG (Arterial Blood gas) analysis is less than 55, then they can benefitted by treating with Home Oxygen(LTOT) .
Recurrent pneumonia is most common in certain conditions. For eligible patients, administering pneumococcal and flu vaccination as per recommended schedule will definitely help to avoid the risk of acquiring pneumonia.
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