Chronic respiratory diseases affect airways and other parts of the lung. Some of the most common are:
Respiratory diseases affect children of all ages, teens, adults and seniors. Most of these diseases are chronic in nature and all have a major impact not only on the individual with the disease, but on the family, the community, and the healthcare system.
Bacteria, viruses, and fungi are known to cause interstitial pneumonias. Regular exposures to inhaled irritants at work can cause lung damage. They are as follows:
Kokilaben hospital has Advanced Respiratory Failure Unit, well supported by Pulmonary Services, PAH Clinic PFT, HRCT, Vq Scan, Bronchoscopy, Advanced PFT and ECMO. Heart and Lung Transplant Unit is headed by Dr Nandkishore Kapadia having several years of experience in ECMO, NOVA and Lung, Heart and Lung Transplant Programme. Many patients are referred to this Unit from across the world.