Pulmonary Medicine is a broad speciality in Medicine. It deals primarily Department of Pulmonary Medicine caters to patients suffering from various respiratory ailments both infectious like TB, Pneumonia etc and non- infectious like Asthma, COPD, ILD etc. It is a tertiary referral centre manned by expert & dedicated faculty and support staff. Department is also equipped with state of the art Pulmonary function lab & sleep lab.
- One of the first such department to be established in a medical college in South Kanara district.
- Highly experienced, skilled, dedicated and qualified faculty.
- Faculty are trained & experienced medical graduate teachers who have also imbibed the recent teaching techniques.
- Has advanced pulmonary function laboratory.
- Has a dedicated bronchoscopy suite.
- Equipped with sophisticated sleep medicine laboratory.
- Patient care.
- Undergraduate teaching.
- Research in various areas of Pulmonary medicine like Asthma, COPD and tuberculosis.
- Advanced pulmonary diagnostics.
- Pulmonary interventional procedures.
- Referral centre for MDR tuberculosis.
The Department of Pulmonary Medicine, KMC Mangalore assists in the conduct of the following programs:
The department has advanced pulmonary function laboratory including FeNO apparatus and cardiopulmonary pulmonary exercise testing system.
Pulmonary Function Laboratory
The laboratory is geared with world-class equipment including: • EAGLES - Spirometer • FeNO Apparatus • CPET System
Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study
Teaching in hospitals give students hands-on learning
Research & publications
The areas of research include: Evaluation of histogenesis of various organ systems using fetal tissues. Estimation of subcutaneous fat and fibre distribution and types in the abdominal region and its clinical implications. Effect of DHA and Colin on stress induced behaviour and histological changes in the CNS. • Preventive and protective role of cissus quadrangular is extract on diabetes induced osteopenia and bone loss in osteoporosis- a cellular and molecular evaluation. Cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in curative and prophylactic role of Caesalpinia Bonduc extracts on Liver toxicity. Use of lead as nano-particle in traditional medicine - multi-organ approach to evaluate the functional, cellular and molecular alterations. Role of traditional medicinal preparations in wound healing - structural, biomechanical, molecular evaluations use normal and diabetic wound models.
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