For the first time in Karnataka – Apollo Hospital leads the way with interventional techniques to Pulmonary Services

A Comprehensive Approach to Pulmonary Services:

Apollo Hospital leads the way with interventional techniques, For the first time in Karnataka, Bangalore

 COVID has drastically shifted the healthcare landscape and fundamentally changed how we deliver healthcare in our country. The pandemic taught us the importance of pulmonary diseases and early intervention. Cross-departmental collaboration and use of efficient high-end technology have been key focus areas for enhancing respiratory sub-specialty area.

Apollo, is a renowned multidisciplinary healthcare group with a rich history of over 35 years. We are dedicated to excellence, innovation and patient satisfaction. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of care through a seamless and coordinated continuum of service that leads to better outcomes for our patients. Department of Pulmonology, Bangalore is world renown for our clinical service, publications in national and international journals, innovation accepted universally and proven track record in the field of healthcare.

We aim to take the Integration of Advanced Pulmonary service program across the Apollo National System. This is to ensure all our patients benefit from the highest level of clinical care and expertise, with state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology. This is possible by introducing unique, state of the art modalities and exploring solutions to all respiratory related ailments.

There are few other similar programs/ service integrations across the national landscape offering such an integrated and comprehensive model of services. Our total holistic, advanced approach to the field integrating with allied services enables us to achieve and provide next generation medication and treatment to our patients under one umbrella.

Our Gamut of Services at the Department of Pulmonology, Bangalore – New solution to old diseases:

  1. Asthma Care – Taken to a high level, incorporating a systematic approach via the launch of Special Airway Clinic, strengthened with the usage of our latest procedure Bronchial Thermoplasty in patients with severe Bronchial Asthma.

  1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – A highly developed systematic approach via Special Airway Clinic using new generation medication and the latest modality “Inter-Vapor Therapy”, also known as Lung Volume Reduction. We are one of the pioneers who have introduced this therapy in the India.

  1. Scarring of Lungs/ Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) – Specialty ILD clinics already in motion with state-of-the-art clinical care and infrastructure including services like transplant.

  1. Transplant – At Apollo our Transplant program caters to patients with advanced and end stage lung diseases.

  1. Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) – As a treatment modality ECMO is included in our high-end, comprehensive care armamentarium.

With the exponential rise in Lung Cancer, integration of specialties is a necessity. At Apollo, we have integrated Chest Medicine and Oncology to equip clinicians and state-of-the-art technology to deal with the disease, starting from diagnosis to accurate multi-modality management.

Dr Ravindra M Mehta, Chief of Pulmonology and Critical Care, Apollo Specialty Hospitals, Bangalore says, “Our mantra to achieve desirable results is to integrate all services. Technology is taken to the highest level comparable and/or is better than many setups in Europe and North America with the skills to match that Technology. Our focus is on delivering the best possible health care services, together with the highest level of training and support. With a 360-degree comprehensive approach to healthcare, we are able to integrate other specialties like Oncology and Intensive Care.

We are pioneers in Academics and an out-stretching field, we rely heavily on Collaboration and Continuous education programs by means of courses, workshops and conferences with the usage of Simulators. Recently we organized an international workshop on Hybrid Model where 150+ participants joined virtually & 100+ were physically present.

Apollo Hospitals are constantly upgrading their services and expanding their horizon.

At Apollo Hospitals, we ensure absolute safety measures for patients, providing care and comfort.

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