Chest Diseases and Allergies
A pulmonologist must be visited if symptoms such as, coughing, blood in mucus ,wheezing, a whistle-like sound when breathing, chest tightness, difficulty in breathing (shortness of breath, getting out of breath in a short while), chest pain(starting out of nowhere, getting worse by breathing) are experienced.
Our Pulmonary Diseases Department is able to diagnose and treat pulmonary diseases such as pleuritis, pneumothorax, sarcoidosis, chronic broncholithe, emphysema, pulmonary tuberculosis, lung cancer, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia and asthma.
-Diagnosis and Treatment Methods to be used
* Respiratory functions test
* Allergies unit and allergic skin tests (skin prick tests)
* Thoracentesis and Pleural Drainage