The Respiratory Medicine Department diagnoses
and treats the following conditions.
•Airways Disease • Asthma • Chronic Obstructive Airways
Disease (cigarette related disease)
Diagnosis and staging- Xray/Bronchoscopy/Mediastinoscopy.
(i) Surgical resection (Mr Whooley)
(ii) Chemotherapy (Dr Mullins)
Other lung conditions
• Sarcoidosis • Pulmonary Fibrosis • Pneumonia • Tuberculosis
The department provides a comprehensive
range of tests and investigations including:
Radiology, X-Rays, CAT scanning.
Pulmonary Function: Spirometry, Dlco, lung
A breathing test which measures lung function and allows diagnosis
of COPD/smoking related diseases, asthma, fibrosis. This is covered
under private health insurance.