Pulmonology

Best in class Pulmonology treatment in Ahmedabad:

What is Pulmonology?

Pulmonology is a branch of medicine that deals with various diseases involving the respiratory system. Pulmonology deals with different lung diseases and often manages patients who need ventilation and life support to stay alive. The pulmonology specialists are trained in diseases involving the chest, especially asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, emphysema, etc. Their focus is to manage the health of the respiratory system. It is a branch of internal medicine.

What is Internal Medicine?

Internal medicine is a medical specialty which involves prevention, diagnosis and treatment of internal diseases. Internal medicine physicians or internists are trained to manage the patients having multi-system disease processes. Internal medicine patients are generally seriously ill and/or require complex investigations. Internists are referred to as the “doctor's doctor” many times because they work as consultants to other physicians and help solve complex diagnostic issues.

Conditions in which Pulmonology is used:

  • Post COVID-19 lung disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Rheumatoid lung disease
  • Conditions in which Internal medicine is used:

  • Chronic lung disease
  • Fever
  • Diabetes
  • Allergy
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism