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Interventional Pulmonology

STAR Hospitals is equipped with state-of-the-art Interventional Pulmonology Suite to perform precise and effective advanced pulmonary procedures or interventions. We take great pride in our procedural expertise in diagnosing difficult to diagnose ailments and treating complex pulmonary diseases in a minimally invasive manner.  Some advanced procedures performed by our team:

Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy

Broncho Alveolar Lavage (BAL)
Endobonchial Biopsy(EBB)
Transbronchial Lung biopsy (TBLB)

Advanced Diagnostic Procedures

Medical Thoracoscopy
Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)- Convex and Radial
Tran Bronchial Cryo Lung biopsy(TBLC)

Advanced Therapeutic Interventions

Rigid Bronchoscopy and Airway Stenting,
Management of central airway obstruction using Electrosurgery, Cryoablation, APC
Repair of Airway Stenosis, 
Cryo Extraction of mucus plugs and blood clots, 
Foreign Body Removal
Video bronchoscopy guided Intubation 

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Treatments and Procedures

  • Airway diseases – Asthma and COPD, bronchitis, bronchiectasis
  • Parenchymal lung diseases, Pneumonias
  • Interstitial lung diseases including IPF, Sarcoidosis
  • Pleural diseases – pleural effusions, Empyemas, pneumothorax
  • Connective tissue related to lung diseases
  • Screening of lung cancer
  • Viral pneumonia including swine flu
  • Post-transplant lung diseases/infections
  • Diagnostic Testing Services like chest X-rays, Pulmonary Function tests, spirometry, chest CT, sleep study, allergy testing
  • Inhaler therapy for asthma
  • Anti-tubercular treatment
  • Smoking cessation
  • Positive pressure ventilation
  • Steroid therapy

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