Interventional Pulmonology & Lung Clinic

Respiratory Medicine (Lungs)

Specialist(s) Dr. Akash Verma
Background

The clinic provides services to patients with abnormal chest x-rays or CT scans showing white spots in the lungs by establishing the diagnosis of these abnormalities. Clinic also provides services to patients with enlarged lymph nodes in the mediastinum, blocked windpipes from tuberculosis (TB) or cancer or fluid accumulation outside the lungs. Clinic also manages patients with managing complex asthma or COPD patients.

Facilities and Services

Management of malignant central airway obstruction (blocked windpipes from cancer) by balloon dilatation, laser resection, silicone stenting or metal stenting.

Management of benign central airway obstruction (blocked windpipes from tb) by balloon dilatation, laser resection, silicone stenting or metal stenting.

Management of blood clots in airways

Management of masses in the mediastinum by EBUS-TBNA

Management of enlarged lymph nodes in the mediastinum

Management of lung masses and lung nodules (white spots)

Management of pleural effusion with pleuroscopy, pleurodesis and tunnelled pleural catheter

Removal of foreign body in the airways

Management of bronchopleural fistula using endobronchial valve placement

Management of broncho-oesophageal fistula

Endobronchial valve placement for emphysema or persistent air-leak from pneumothorax