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Departments: Respiratory Medicine

The Respiratory Medicine Department diagnoses and treats the following conditions.
•Airways Disease  • Asthma • Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (cigarette related disease)

Lung cancer
Diagnosis and staging- Xray/Bronchoscopy/Mediastinoscopy.
Treatment
(i) Surgical resection (Mr Whooley)
(ii) Chemotherapy (Dr Mullins)

Other lung conditions
• Sarcoidosis • Pulmonary Fibrosis • Pneumonia • Tuberculosis

Tests
The department provides a comprehensive range of tests and investigations including: Radiology, X-Rays, CAT scanning.

Pulmonary Function: Spirometry, Dlco, lung volume.
A breathing test which measures lung function and allows diagnosis of COPD/smoking related diseases, asthma, fibrosis. This is covered under private health insurance.



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