Department of Pulmonology at Shanti Gopal Multispecialty Hospital deals with diseases of the respiratory tract and respiratory diseases like diseases of the airway (Bronchial Asthma, COPD), interstitial diseases, diseases of alveolar space (ARDS), diseases of pulmonary vasculature (PAH, PE, Vasculitis), diseases of ventilatory control, occupational lung diseases, all types of infection related to lungs, diseases of mediastinum and pleura, cancer of lung & pleura, sleep related disorders (SAS, Narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movement,UARS) and upper airway resistance syndrome.
The department is well equipped with ultra-modern gadgets. It has one of the best PFT labs, bronchoscopy units (Paediatric & Adult).
Facilities at Shanti Gopal include:
Pulmonary Function Tests
Condition – Asthma
Asthma is a disorder that causes the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow, resulting into wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. While asthma is classified based on severity, at the moment there is no clear method for classifying different subgroups of asthma beyond this system.
Signs and Symptoms
Its symptoms include:
There could be many reasons of asthma including:
The objective of asthma treatment is to control airway swelling. There are two basic kinds of medication for treating asthma:
Your doctor may suggest you an inhaler containing drugs to provide immediate relief. The main thing is that you would have to check for the elements that trigger asthma. Keep yourself away from those elements.
Condition – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is one of the most common lung diseases today. It makes it difficult for the person to breathe. There are two major forms of COPD:
Signs and symptoms
Its major symptoms include:
Its major causes are: