Pulmonary ultrasonography is a study that is easy to perform at the patient bedside with no need to transfer the patient to special areas. The technique provides information with high sensitivity and specificity for different pathologies. Pulmonary ultrasonography is a very important diagnostic tool in the assessment of lung, pleural, and chest wall diseases.
Lung Ultrasound is especially very useful in:
Persistent Productive Cough
There are lot of patients with undiagnosed chest infection. Most of them get treated under a local physician till the time they start getting symptoms like:
Breathing difficulty while lying down
Excessive coughing leading to nausea
Unable to sleep
Getting breathless on slight exertion or even talking
This is the time when they decide to come to a lung specialist or a pulmonologist. As such CT Chest or HRCT Chest still remains the gold standard for lung conditions but in many patients who have problem in getting CT Scan or have problem in breath holding or crtically ill lung ultrasound plays a very important role in diagnosis.
Dr Kuldeep Kumar is one of the most sought after doctor amongst the corona patients both in the first wave and the second wave. He was extremely active in providing teleconsult to the patients. TThe patients who were hospitalized for corona require post recovery treatment to prevent long term damage to the lungs. Dr. Kuldeep Kumar is still in very high demand by these patients. He is only very handful of pulmonologist available in Gurgaon and trained in lung ultrasound.
Dr Kuldeep Kumar is the Chief Pulmonologist and Critical Care Specialist at CK Birla Hospital, Sector-51, Gurgaon. He can be consulted in the OPD for Covid-19 treatment or Post Covid Complications. The consultation fee is Rs. 1000 and the timing for consultation is from 11 am - 3 pm. Dr. Kuldeep Kumar is also available for consultation at Miracles Mediclinic, Sector-14 from 5 pm - 6 pm in the evening for the patients who are still scared of going to big hospitsls.
We have developed the most advanced Pulmonology department at CK Birla Hospital which is fully equipped to take care of all kinds of Pulmonary conditions.
We have the most advanced Intensive Care Unit equipped with the latest Ventilators, Monitors and other Life Saving Equipments. Our services run round the clock so that we are there when you need us the most.
Dr Kuldeep Kumar
Chief Pulmonologist and Critical Care Specialist
CK Birla Hospital, Gurgaon
The Air Quality Index of North India is very bad at most times of the year. This air pollution is extremely dangerous for young children and senior citizens. Dr Kuldeep Kumar is talking about the ways to protect your lungs in such air.
Asthma is an allergic disease and can be treated successfully in most of the patients. Dr. Kuldeep Kumar, Pulmonologist is talking about the causes and the treatments available for permanent cure of this highly debilitating disease.