• Kochi: (0) 484 2852100, 6682100, Faridabad: 0129-2851234

Interventional Pulmonology Services

Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine specialists at Amrita hospital are experts in solving all complex medical challenges faced by people with conditions that affect the lungs. Comprehensive pulmonary medicine programmes include specialized treatment of diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, sleep-disordered breathing, interstitial lung diseases, cystic fibrosis, occupational lung diseases, pulmonary rehabilitation, tuberculosis, lung cancers and pleural pathologies. Pulmonary Medicine team at Amrita collaborates with experts in nearly every specialty to provide patients with best possible care.

Facilities Provided

Diagnostic Bronchoscopy

  • Bronchial wash/lavage, TBNA, Fluroscope guided TBLB
  • Cryoprobe lung biopsy -: histopathological diagnosis of various forms of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias –(IIP/ILD)
  • Linear EBUS – TBNA -: For sampling of mediastinal lymph nodes and central airway tumours.
  • Radial EBUS -: For sampling of peripheral pulmonary lesions/ drainage of lung abscess)
  • Paediatric bronchoscopy

Interventional Bronchoscopy

  • Bronchial Thermoplasty (for uncontrolled Asthma)
  • Airway tumour debulking (using Argon plasma coagulation and cryotherapy)
  • Airway stenting (for benign and malignant causes)
  • whole lung lavage
  • Balloon Tracheobronchoplasty
  • Bronchoscopic Lung volume reduction for emphysema- Using endobronchial valves
  • Foreign body removal from the airways (Adult & Paediatric)

Pleural service facilities and procedures

  • Medical Thoracoscopy (Flexi-rigid & Rigid)
  • Endoscopic management of persistent Broncho-Pleural fistula
  • Pleuryx catheter insertion
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (Thoracic surgical team)

Doctors /Faculties

Contact Us

Emergency Contact
  • Phone: 0484 – 2858660, 0484 - 6688650
  • Email:pulmonary@aims.amrita.edu
Ambulance Service
  • Phone: 0484 - 2856041, 0484 - 6686041
  • Fax: 0484 - 2856035
  • Email: ambulanceservices@aims.amrita.edu