Respiratory & Chest Medicine

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About Respiratory & Chest Medicine

Our Life Begins With A Breath. We breathe around 22,000 times in a day and human body can only survive for minutes without air. We at Saifee, treat breathing disorders as well as respiratory diseases in patients with a high sucess rate.

  • We have dedicated team of Pulmonologists including very senior experienced experts to juniors who are eager to serve the community better with their young aggressive thoughts.

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  • We have a well equipped endoscopy (bronchoscopy) suit, assisted by well trained staff and nurses for bronchoscopic intervention for diagnostic and therapeutic purpose like lung biopsy, washings, lavage, brushings etc.
  • Good laboratory practice is essential and at Saifee Hospital, we are supported with well trained department of pathology and microbiology.
  • To screen, diagnose and monitor respiratory impairment we have facility for doing Pulmonary Function Test to measure spirometer studies, lung volume, diffusion studies.
  • Rapid Scanning techniques available including ultrasonography, multislice CT Scan, V/Q Scan.
  • Our automated air exchange, with well equipped ICU department, supports us very well with Invasive / Non Invasive mechanical ventilator for our patients with Respiratory Failure Management.
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation, as you know, now plays very important treatment strategy in chronic respiratory ill patients, and this is well supported in our institute by physiotherapist colleagues.
  • And to add to our patient’s comfort, we now also have facility of sleep study (in house) to diagnose patients having sleep disorders like OSA and Snoring.
About PFT (Pulmonary Function Test)
  • Pulmonary function tests are a group of procedures that measure the function of the lungs, revealing problems in the way a patient breathes.
  • The tests can determine the cause of shortness of breath and may help confirm obstructive lung diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema as well as restrictive lung diseases like Pulmonary fibrosis and interstitial lung diseases.
  • Pulmonary Function Test Department is situated on the first floor of Saifee Hospital building where a full range of tests can be carried out to aid in the diagnosis and management of respiratory conditions.
  • Saifee Hospital has highly specialized equipment to perform basic and complex lung function tests.
  • The unit specializes in treating patients with a wide variety of respiratory problems indicated in diagnosis and treatment of patients have the following conditions: Asthma, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Bronchiectasis, Sleep related problems such as sleep apnea, Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, Lung cancer, Interstitial lung disease, Occupational lung diseases, Pleural disease and Pulmonary vascular disorders.
Diagnostic Services offered are:
  • Spirometry
  • Lung Volume Test
  • Lung Capacity Diffusion Test
  • 6 Minute Walk Test
  • Spirometry with Bronchodilator Test