What is Interventional Pulmonology?

Interventional pulmonology is a relatively new and advanced speciality in pulmonary medicine. Interventional pulmonology uses minimally invasive endoscopic procedures for diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the airways, lungs, and pleura. Procedures for interventional pulmonology include Flexible bronchoscopy, Bronchoscopic biopsies, Cryosurgery/Cryobiopsy, Airway stent (bronchial stent), Rigid bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Bronchial thermoplasty, Endobronchial ultrasound system (EBUS). Interventional Pulmonology allows the pulmonologist to diagnose various lung diseases at an early stage and with higher accuracy. Early diagnosis helps in early and better treatment of the disease. The emergence of Intervention has been very important in diagnosis of lung cancer and its treatment. Interventional pulmonology procedures offer the potential advantage of avoiding more invasive surgery. For example, before interventional pulmonology, biopsy of lymph nodes in the chest required chest wall surgery which has many risks. Now biopsy of lymph nodes in the chest with an EBUS machine is an outpatient procedure, letting the patient go back home on the very same day.
The various procedures covered in Interventional Pulmonology include:
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    Flexible Bronchoscopy
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    Bronchoscopic Biopsy
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    Endobronchial Ultrasound System (EBUS)
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    Cryosurgery/Cryobiopsy
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    Electrosurgery/Electrocautery
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    Navigational Bronchoscopy with Radial EBUS
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    Airway Stent (Bronchial Stent)
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    Rigid Bronchoscopy
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    Foreign Body Removal
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    Balloon Bronchoplasty
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    Thoracoscopy
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    Bronchial Thermoplasty
Dr. Sameer Arbat, young Interventional Pulmonologist from Nagpur is the pioneer of Interventional Pulmonology in Central India. He is the first doctor to have Central India’s only EBUS and Cryotherapy setup. He is the youngest International Faculty to teach at WABIP Program. He has performed more than 800 Interventional procedures including Cryosurgery, EBUS, Endobronchial Debulking and Thoracoscopy.
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    EBUS
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    Cryobiopsy
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    Allergy
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    ILD
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    Lung Cancer
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    Spirometry DLCO
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    Thoracoscopy Bronchoscopy & TBNA
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    Foreign Body Removal Tracheal Stent Placement
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    Asthma & COPD
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    Air Pollution Disease
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    Pulmonary Rehabilitation
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    Rigid Bronchoscopy