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Bronchoscopy Cost in New Delhi

Bronchoscopy is a medical procedure which enables the doctors to take a look inside the airways of the lungs - together with the vocal cord, voice box and numerous branches of bronchi.

About Bronchoscopy

It is a medical procedure which enables the doctors to take a look inside the airways of your lungs, together with the vocal cord, voice box and numerous branches of bronchi. The test is usually performed by a thoracic surgeon or pulmonologist. It is done to examine the lung disease where the doctor can take samples of your lung tissue for a laboratory test. 
Bronchoscopy is of two types – a rigid bronchoscope and a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope. Over the years, the flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope has successfully replaced the rigid bronchoscope because it is easier to perform. 
 

Top Doctor for Bronchoscopy in New Delhi

Dr. Pankaj Sayal

MBBS, MD, DNB

Consultant - Pulmonology

24 Years

Rupees 800 Faq

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Dr. R S Chatterji

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Respiratory Medicine

Senior Consultant - Pulmonology & Respiratory Medicine

30 Years

Rupees 850 Faq

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Dr. Sandeep Nayar

MBBS, MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases

Senior Consultant and HOD - Respiratory Medicine, Allergy & Sleep Disorders

24 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

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Dr. Animesh Arya

MBBS, Diploma - Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases, MD - Tuberculosis, Chest and Respiratory Diseases

Senior Consultant - Pulmonology

35 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Hemant Kalra

MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine, DTCD

Senior Consultant - Pulmonology

17 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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More Information on Bronchoscopy

Indication

• Coughing up blood
• Pain
• Tuberculosis
• Pneumonia
• Abnormal CT Scan or chest x-ray
• Swelling in the vocal chord
• Unexplained cough
Besides these, the bronchoscopy is also performed for bronchial lavage –
• To take away a small object, such as an inhaled peanut which is blocking the airway
• To remove an unnecessary growth of tissue in the airway
• To place a small tube (stent) to open an airway that has collapsed
 

Pre-Procedure

• Your doctor may ask you to remain empty stomach several hours before the procedure to prevent certain risks, such as vomiting, etc.
•  Inform your doctor what medicines you’re taking or if you’re allergic to latex or any medicine
• Also keep your doctor informed in case you’re coughing up blood 
 

During-Procedure

The procedure of bronchoscopy lasts for almost half an hour, but the patient’s recovery takes time.  Your physician will give you the medicine so that you doze off during the test and then he/she will insert the bronchoscope through your mouth or nose and then passing through the vocal cords to your windpipe and into your airways. You may feel some pain, but your physician will spray the liquid medicine inside your nose and throat to numb the area.
The physician will now examine your airways and vocal cord through the bronchoscopy test.     
 

Post-Procedure

• You will be allowed to eat or drink once the insensitivity in your throat wears off, which will take 1-2 hours. 
• You’ll need someone to drive you home.
 

Risk and Complication

• Because of sedative, you may feel sleepy or tired for a couple of hours
• You may develop chest or throat infection, fever or blood in cough, then inform your doctor immediately
• In case you have a difficulty in breathing, then call your doctor right away
• A rare but very serious side effect of the bronchoscopy is pneumothorax where gas or air accumulates in the space surrounding the lungs which may cause the lungs to collapse
 

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Cost:
The procedure may cost up to 1 lakh rupees.

Benefits:
• Copious fluid gets removed from your lungs
• The physician can properly diagnose your lung disease and find the cause of inflammation or bleeding 
 

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Top Doctor for Bronchoscopy in New Delhi

Dr. Pankaj Sayal

MBBS, MD, DNB

Consultant - Pulmonology

24 Years

Rupees 800 Faq

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Dr. R S Chatterji

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Respiratory Medicine

Senior Consultant - Pulmonology & Respiratory Medicine

30 Years

Rupees 850 Faq

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Dr. Sandeep Nayar

MBBS, MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases

Senior Consultant and HOD - Respiratory Medicine, Allergy & Sleep Disorders

24 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

Get 25% Off on Online Payment

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Dr. Animesh Arya

MBBS, Diploma - Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases, MD - Tuberculosis, Chest and Respiratory Diseases

Senior Consultant - Pulmonology

35 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Hemant Kalra

MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine, DTCD

Senior Consultant - Pulmonology

17 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Sudha Kansal

MBBS, MD, IDCC

Consultant - Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

14 Years

Rupees 1200 Faq

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Dr. Rajesh Chawla

MBBS, MD, FCCM

Consultant - Respiratory Medicine, Critical care and Sleep Medicine

1 Awards, 32 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

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Dr. Sanjay Sobti

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Chest Medicine

Consultant - Respiratory, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

23 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

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Dr.  Pratibha Gogia

MBBS, DNB - Respiratory Medicine, European Diploma - Respiratory Medicine

Consultant - Respiratory Medicine, Allergy & Sleep Disorders

7 Years

Rupees 800 Faq

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Dr. M S Kanwar

MBBS, MD, Fellowship - Cardiology

Consultant - Respiratory Medicine

34 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

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