The pneumology or lung diseases department treats disorders of the upper and lower airways and of the lungs. Always bring your medication list and any inhalation therapy to the consultation.

The team

This department consists of four specialists who are responsible on a daily basis for:

  • Intensive monitoring of COPD and chronic bronchitis.
  • Intensive monitoring of asthma.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of allergies and lung diseases.
  • Technical examinations with spirometry and lung function tests.
  • Ergospirometry exercise test.
  • Invasive techniques for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of lung and thoracic cancers [Bronchoscopy and EBUS (endobronchial ultrasonography), transthoracic puncture under ultrasound and CT scan guidance].
  • Indication and start of chronic oxygen therapy at home in the form of liquid oxygen or with oxygen concentrator.
  • Diagnosis and management of lung infections and tuberculosis.
  • Diagnosis and management of interstitial lung diseases (pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, extrinsic allergic alveolitis ... ).
  • Sleep study for detection and diagnosis of sleep apnoea syndrome, initiation of chronic CPAP treatment at home.
  • Supervision of respiratory rehabilitation in cases of lung disease or in preparation for and after lung transplantation and in cases of severe COPD.
  • Stop smoking support

Last modified on 27 November 2023

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