Indwelling Pigtail Catheter
Pigtail catheter insertion is an effective and safe method of draining pleural fluid. They are placed trans dermally and curl inside the body cavity, thus holding them in place. It is generally a treatment tool for pleural disease.
COVID-19 comes with its own sets of complication and particularly for someone who had a mild or severe lung attack, complexities are common. Therefore, post-COVID recovery needs special care and evaluation.
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) is a procedure that is sometimes done during a bronchoscopy. It is also called bronchoalveolar washing. BAL is used to collect a sample from the lungs for testing. During the procedure, a saline solution is put through the bronchoscope to wash the airways and capture a fluid sample.
Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) is a procedure to obtain cells and tissues using a needle that is passed through the bronchial wall. It is used to obtain tissue from lung or hilar lesions that are in close proximity to the endobronchial tree.
Bronchial wash cytology of lung lesions is a non/minimally invasive procedure utilized for diagnosis of pulmonary lesions or thoracic cancers.
Deposited particles are eliminated from the lungs by natural clearance mechanisms. It involves inhaling and then exhaling slowly and strongly. It is not as forceful as full-blown coughing but may work better and be less tiring. A cycle of four to five huff coughs is usually combined.
Critical care has always been an integral part of respiratory services. We have a well-equipped clinic for most serious and complex medical challenges faced by people with conditions that affect. A broad array of other facilities that are available for patient care.
Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) bronchoscopy is a procedure used to diagnose different kinds of lung problems, including infections or cancer.
It is also termed as local anaesthetic thoracoscopy and “pleuroscopy,” is a minimally invasive procedure to inspect and perform a biopsy of the pleural space as well as to perform therapeutic interventions.