The Pulmonology Department, first of the Speciality in Malappuram District, started functioning from 2000. Presently the Department has all the modern facilities needed for this Speciality, including a well equipped RICU.
This department offers comprehensive medical care for the common respiratory illnesses with special interest in Bronchial asthma, COPD, Ca.lung, smoking cessation and Pulm rehabilitation. This Department is also having facilities for Sleep Study, for Various Sleep Disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea and snoring.
Facilities Available: –
1. 6 Bed Intensive care unit with modern mechanical ventilators including both Non invasive & Invasive ventilators.
2. Arterial blood gas analyzer to closely monitor patients with respiratory failure.
3. Spirometry and Lung function studies.
4. Bronchoscopy – Rigid and fibre optic Diagnostic and therapeutic.
5. Pleural (Lung) biopsy, pleurodesis.
6. Allergy Testing and immunotherapy clinic.
8. Asthma clinic.
9. Sleep Lab.
Apart from the good care and healing offered to many patients with resp.illness, we are proved to achieve good results obtained in treating Critically ill Resp.patients, which includes, ARDS, COPD, Bronchial asthma and so on. Within the short span of time we have done 1000 Bronchoscopies with good % of positive results. With the support of Doctors working around this area, this dept. has now established as a referral Centre for Respiratory diseases.