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It is no exaggeration to say that the Department of Pulmonology of Sri Ramakrishna Hospital is among the foremost of its kind in the country. Our department comprises two of the best pulmonologists in Coimbatore. The equipment, facilities, and expertise in diagnosing and treating diseases of the respiratory tract have been set to global benchmarks. We were the first in India to have an exercise physiology test system with breath-to-breath analysis of respiratory gases.

Our Lungs Specialist In Coimbatore routinely perform bronchoscopies, thoracoscopies, pleural drainage procedures, pleurodesis, CT guided FNAC (fine needle aspiration cytology) and FNAB (fine needle aspiration biopsy).

Patients suffering from hemoptysis benefit from bronchial artery embolisation while those affected by diffuse lung disease benefit from cryobiopsies. If you suffer from pulmonary disorders, we can and will help you.

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Does a pulmonologist perform surgery?
Pulmonologists often perform specialized procedures to get samples from the inside of the chest or inside of the lung. They use radiographic techniques to view vasculature of the lungs and heart to assist with diagnosis.
As nouns the difference between respirologist and pulmonologist. is that a respirologist is a physician who specializes in the study of pulmonology and the treatment of respiratory disease while a pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in pulmonology.
A procedure to remove fluid or air from around the lungs is thoracentesis. A needle is inserted into the pleural space via the chest wall. The thin gap between the pleura of the lung and the inner chest wall is the pleural space. A double layer of membranes that surrounds the lungs is the pleura.
In young children, elderly adults, and those who have weakened immune systems or ongoing diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, pneumonia can stick around for about two weeks or even longer. After their lungs clear up, even healthy people can feel tired or weak for a month or more.
Most people, recover in about a week from pneumonia. Bacterial pneumonia usually wants to affect shortly after antibiotics start, while viral pneumonia usually begins to improve after three days or so. The recovery time could be longer if you have a weakened immune system or a severe case of pneumonia.


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