Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
The procedure uses argon gas and an electrical current to close the bleeding lesions. It can also be used to remove small tumors within the intestines for patients who are not recommended for surgery.
Asthma is a chronic (long-term) lung disease that causes the airways of your lungs to swell and narrow, leading to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing.
Bronchial thermoplasty is an innovative technique that uses radiofrequency to help patients breathe easier by lessening the severity of asthma attacks and preventing future attacks.
Bronchitis is a respiratory disease in which the bronchial tubes (which care air to your lungs) become inflamed.
Our advanced interventional diagnostic and therapeutic techniques include: electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy (iLogic), EBUS-TBNA lymph node staging and more.
Exercise stress testing is often used to evaluate the presence and severity of coronary ischemia.
A chronic cough is usually defined as a cough that lasts for eight weeks or longer.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make breathing difficult.
Chronic thromboembolic disease is when a blood blot that forms in the lungs is never reabsorbed back into the body. Instead, the blood vessels become diseased.
Congenital lung diseases are any disease that disrupts the function and development of the lung and are present at childbirth.
Cryospray, or cyrotherapy, ablation therapy is a procedure that uses liquid nitrogen to destroy any abnormalities in the lining of your esophagus.
Cystic fibrosis is a life-threatening disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system.
A diagnostic bronchoscopy is an operation used to see the inside of the airways for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes.
Depending on the cause, it is experienced and described differently by patients but can be a sign of serious disease of the airway, lungs or heart.
An electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy (super-dimensional) is a medical procedure that uses electromagnetic technology to guide bronchoscopic tools through the airways of the lung.
During an airway stent placement, a tiny tube known as a stent is used to prop open your airway to help you breathe better.
Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) is a noninvasive procedure that uses an ultrasound and a bronchoscope to picture the airway wall and structures around it.
An endobronchial valve placement is a procedure used to help treat several different lung conditions by implanting a small, one-way valve into an airway to help control the flow of air.
Full pulmonary function testing is a complete evaluation of the respiratory system including medical history, physical examinations, chest X-rays and arterial blood gas analysis.
An indwelling pleural catheter is a tube that is inserted into the chest and area around the lungs to remove unwanted fluid. The catheter is designed to be painless as it removes the fluid from your chest.
Interstitial lung disease is a group of disorders that affect the interstitium, a lace-like network of tissue in the lungs that provides support to the lungs’ microscopic air sacs (alveoli).
Our team of specialized and highly trained doctors will develop a treatment plan personalized to treat your particular lung cancer.
Pulmonary fibrosis is the formation of too much fibrous connective tissue in the lungs. Pulmonary fibrosis is the shortness of breath that gets increasingly worse and can be shown by small cracks on the bottom of the lungs.
Learn more about diagnosing and treating lung nodules at the Rod Taylor Thoracic Center at Orlando Health Cancer Institute.
Occupational inhalation injuries and diseases are any type of illness or disease you have developed or contracted from on-the-job activities or duties.
The purpose of the evaluation is to identify and assess significant pulmonary risk factors prior to surgery.
Pulmonary fibrosis is the shortness of breath that gets increasingly worse and can be shown by small cracks on the bottom of the lungs.
Our cardiologists are experienced in protecting your heart from this rare lung disorder and will develop a personalized treatment plan that may include medication, lifestyle changes and surgery.
Respiratory failure is either acute or chronic. Acute respiratory failure develops quickly and is very dangerous, while chronic respiratory failure develops more slowly.
Sarcoidosis is the development of tiny clusters of inflammatory cells throughout different parts of the body, such as the lungs and lymph nodes.
Some of the sleep studies we offer are a Home Sleep Test, Overnight Sleep Study, CPAP Study, Maintenance of Wakefulness Test, and Nap Studies.
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