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The Pulmonology department at Aktif International Hospital specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of respiratory disorders. We provide expert care for a wide range of pulmonary conditions, from asthma and COPD to complex lung diseases, ensuring the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Our Approach to Respiratory Health

Our approach is centered on delivering comprehensive and individualized care. We understand that respiratory conditions can significantly impact the quality of life, and we strive to provide treatments that improve lung function and overall well-being.

Comprehensive Pulmonary Services

We offer a full spectrum of pulmonary services, including lung function testing, bronchoscopy, management of chronic lung diseases, pulmonary rehabilitation, and sleep disorder treatment. Our department is equipped to handle both acute respiratory conditions and chronic lung diseases.

Advanced Diagnostic and Treatment Options

We utilize the latest in pulmonary diagnostics, including advanced imaging techniques and state-of-the-art lung function tests, to accurately diagnose respiratory conditions. Our treatment options range from medication management to minimally invasive procedures, tailored to each patient’s needs.

Our Team of Pulmonology Experts

Our team comprises experienced pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, nurses, and technicians who are dedicated to providing the highest standard of respiratory care. They are well-versed in the latest advancements in pulmonology and are committed to patient care.

Patient Education and Support in Respiratory Care

We emphasize patient education and self-management in respiratory care. Our team provides resources and guidance on managing respiratory conditions, lifestyle modifications, and techniques to improve breathing and lung health.

Frequently Asked Questions

What symptoms indicate I should see a pulmonologist?

Symptoms like persistent cough, shortness of breath, chronic mucus production, wheezing, and unexplained chest pain warrant a consultation with a pulmonologist.

How are lung diseases diagnosed?

Diagnosis may involve lung function tests, imaging tests like X-rays or CT scans, blood tests, and sometimes bronchoscopy or other procedures.

What treatments are available for asthma and COPD?

Treatments include inhalers, oral medications, pulmonary rehabilitation, and lifestyle changes. Treatment plans are personalized based on the severity and type of condition.

Can lung function be improved?

While some lung conditions are irreversible, interventions like pulmonary rehabilitation and appropriate medical management can significantly improve lung function and quality of life.

Are there lifestyle changes that can help with lung health?

Yes, quitting smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, staying active, and avoiding air pollutants can greatly benefit lung health.

Is sleep apnoea treated in the pulmonology department?

Yes, sleep apnoea and other sleep-related breathing disorders are treated within our pulmonology department, often in collaboration with our sleep medicine specialists.


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