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6 Napier Road, Singapore 258499
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38 Irrawaddy Road, Singapore 329563
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Specialist Care for the Lungs

Specialist Care for the Lungs

Specialist Care for the Lungs

PATIENT RESOURCES

A bronchoscopy is a procedure whereby a soft, narrow tube is inserted through your mouth or nose in order to look inside your airways. It is usually done using conscious sedation i.e. you will be given a medication to make you sleepy.

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You may have been told by your doctor to have a pulmonary nodule. This means that a spot that is not normal tissue or blood vessels has been found in your lung. This usually happens when you have a routine chest X-Ray taken or when you have a CT scan of your chest taken for other reasons.

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I HAVE A SPOT IN MY LUNG. DO I HAVE LUNG CANCER?

A pleuroscopy is a medical procedure that allows the doctor to visualise the pleural cavity, which is the space between the chest wall and the lung. This is done by inserting a thin tube with a camera, called a pleuroscope, through the chest wall. Click here for more details

WHAT IS BRONCHIAL THERMOPLASTY (BT)?

Bronchial thermoplasty is a new procedure meant for patients with severe or persistent asthma. It has been shown to reduce the frequency of asthma attacks and significantly improves asthma-related quality of life. This effect is sustained for at least 5 years. In addition, Click here for more details

 

WHAT IS EBUS-TBNA (ENDOBRONCHIAL ULTRASOUND-GUIDED TRANSBRONCHIAL NEEDLE ASPIRATE)?

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspirate (EBUS-TBNA) is a special technique used to take samples of body tissue inside the chest without having to undergo an operation. During this procedure, a special telescope (called a bronchoscope) is inserted through the mouth or nose into the airways. Ultrasound technology allows the doctor to see the structures just outside the airway. Click here for more details

 

WHAT IS A SKIN PRICK ALLERGY TEST ?

WHY DO I NEED A SKIN PRICK TEST?

A skin prick test can help a doctor diagnose and treat the symptoms you are suffering from. These include a runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, cough or breathlessness. Click here for more details