Interventional pulmonology offers minimally invasive diagnostic, therapeutic, and palliative procedures in patients with pulmonary nodules, lung cancer, airways malignancies, benign airways disease, pleural disease, and complicated asthma.

Advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy

  • Electromagnetic navigation diagnostic bronchoscopy (Super D)
  • Convex probe endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Peripheral endobronchial ultrasound (RP-EBUS)
  • Airway ultrasound (RP-EBUS)
  • Fluoroscopy

Therapeutic bronchoscopy and interventional pulmonology treatment

Central airway disease

  • Rigid bronchoscopy
  • Balloon bronchoscopy
  • Argon plasma coagulation
  • Cryotherapy
  • Endobronchial electrosurgery
  • Endobronchial mitomycin-C to delay airway restenosis
  • Endobronchial steroid injection for inflammatory diseases
  • Foreign body removal
  • Stent placement (i.e., hybrid and silicone stents)
  • Stent removal/surveillance
  • Fiducial placement for CyberKnife Therapy

Pleural disease

  • Medical thoracoscopy, pleural biopsies, diagnosis and management of recurrent pleural effusions
  • Pleurodesis via talc clurry and poudrage
  • Tunneled pleural catheter
  • Thoracentesis +/- thoracic ultrasound guidance

Lung cancer

Advanced or complex cases of asthma

  • Bronchial thermoplasty, a safe outpatient bronchoscopy procedure that uses mild heat to reduce excessive smooth muscle in the airways, which helps reduce severe asthma attacks.

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Additional procedures

  • Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy

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