Conditions we treat



Best Pulmonology Services in Hyderabad - STAR Hospitals

Respiratory related ailments, otherwise known as pulmonary or lung disease is the fourth-primary cause of death in India. If untreated, lung disease can get worse and create lifelong damages. STAR Hospital supports all kinds of lung related and sleep disorders using the latest multidisciplinary approach. Our physicians offer personalized treatment plans for asthma, sleep apnea, fibrosis, pneumonia, chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD), to name just a few. In addition, we conducted pioneering research that has lasting usage. 

Pulmonology Conditions

A group of conditions, which affect the lungs, airways and blood vessels that carry blood into and out of the lungs can cause serious health hazards, if ignored. At STAR, we conduct extensive clinical experience and innovative research to consistently excel in diagnosing and treating lung disease. Our physicians constantly work towards advancement in treatment techniques that can change your lives. We provide a complete evaluation, risk assessments, possible solutions, and pulmonary rehabilitation services. Whether you are experiencing discomfort due to issues related to lungs or have already received a diagnosis, our specialists will conduct a thorough evaluation and possible treatment options specific to your condition. All our units work together to provide comprehensive care for you or your family members. Below are a few of the conditions treated by us.

  • Asthma: Frequent wheezing, chest congestion, shortness of breath, and continuous cough are symptoms of asthma. They usually occur when the airways are inflated, restricting airflow in the lungs. They usually last for days and can be life threatening if left untreated. 
  • Bronchiectasis and NTM: In this condition, the bronchi walls thicken due to infection or inflammation. This causes severe breathing issues. 
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Emphysema: This is a preventable and treatable condition where the inner walls of the lungs are damaged. 
  • Cystic Fibrosis: This is a genetic disease that progresses with time. It is caused due to persistent infection in lungs, gradually obstructing the ability to breath freely. 
  • Lung Nodules/Lung Cancer: This is an abnormal and benign growth in the lung. Though non-cancerous, it can still have serious health implications.
  • Pulmonary Hypertension: This is a kind of high blood pressure condition where the blood vessels to lungs are blocked or damaged completely. Your heart ends up working faster than normal to cope up with this condition ultimately causing further weakness. 
  • Sleep Disorders: This condition also termed as insomnia is the inability to fall asleep or having disturbed sleep patterns.  

Symptoms of Pulmonology Disorders

Below are a few of the symptoms related to respiratory ailments:

  • Difficulty in breathing 
  • Severe cough
  • Loud noise
  • Perpetual mild chest pain
  • Coughing Up Blood

Causes and Prevention of Pulmonology

Breathing is one act we all take for granted until we are down with some issue related to lung or respiratory system causing trouble while breathing. If you experience any issues related to breathing, do get in touch with our pulmonary care specialists at STAR Hospital. We deliver comprehensive care in India. We will help ease your breathing pattern. Below are our specialty treatments. 

  • Thoracentesis: This is a minimally invasive procedure in which a needle is inserted into the space between the lungs. It is done to remove excess fluid from the space, thereby, helping you breath easily. 
  • Chest tube placement and management: The chest wall into the pleural cavity is a well-known procedure to drain air, fluid, pus, or blood and to inject medications into the pleural space to treat respiratory issues.
  • Therapeutic bronchoscopy: This is one of the therapeutic means to treat central airway diseases of both benign and malignant kind.
  • Navigational bronchoscopy: This is image-based latest technology which comprises the use of virtual bronchoscopy to detect peripheral lung lesions and lymph nodes, which are difficult to spot with the conventional bronchoscopy.

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