Diagnostic and Treatment procedures
There are several diagnostic & treatment modalities offered at our hospital by the experts in this
Bronchoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure that allows a physician to look inside your lungs using
a bronchoscope. Bronchoscopy helps your doctor to diagnose lung cancer as well as many types
of pneumonia and tuberculosis. Sometimes, bronchoscopy enables your doctor to diagnose
without doing a surgical procedure.
We at Vimhans PrimaMed provide you with a number of minimally invasive diagnostic and
interventional procedures that include:
• Bronchial Thermoplasty
Bronchial thermoplasty (BT) is a new technique approved by the FDA, which is used to treat
adult asthma patients who suffer from the severe prolonged asthma that isn’t controlled with
inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta agonists, the current standard-of-care treatments.
• Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy
We at Vimhans have the SuperDimension in Reach system, which allows physicians access to
peripheral lung lesions and mediastinal lymph nodes through a minimally invasive, imageguided
• Fiducial Marker Placement for Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Some tumors cannot be approached through the traditional surgery, but are brilliant candidates
for the stereotactic radiosurgery. To facilitate the stereotactic radiosurgery, the fiducial markers
are commonly placed in/near a tumor, so that radiation could be delivered precisely and exactly.