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pulmonology

(po͝ol′mə-nŏl′ə-jē, pŭl′-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the respiratory system.

pul′mo·nol′o·gist n.
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pulmonology

The study of the lungs and respiratory function
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KARACHI -- Chest physicians and pulmonologists here on Tuesday said environmental degradation has aggravated incidence rate of asthma in the country with three out of every 30 people suffering from the condition.
Similarly, after the retirement of a pulmonologist in 2006 the post is still vacant in the KDA teaching hospital and an MBBS doctor had been assigned by the administration to treat the patients.
Kendal Hervert, a pulmonologist, earned the designation of fellow from the American College of Chest Physicians and the American College of Osteopathic Internists.
Dr Fabrizio Facchini, Consultant Pulmonologist at Valiant Clinic Dubai, pointed out that according to the latest statistics in the UAE, a conservative estimate shows that four per cent of males (275,600) and two per cent of females (53,000) suffer from symptomatic obstructive sleep apnoea.
Emily Pennington, a pulmonologist at the Cleveland Clinic said.
Today, in order to diagnose small peripheral lesions, the pulmonologist has to use several different imaging modalities such as computerized tomography (CT), ultrasound (US) and fluoroscopy.
Badr al Samaa Group of Hospitals has announced the joining of specialists Dr Arvind Kumar Misra, pulmonologist, Dr Umer Farook, orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Shifana A U, gynaecologist, and Dr Madhura Narkar, internist, at Badr al Samaa Hospital, Ruwi.
Eventually, I went to a pulmonologist, who took down my medical history, which had included bouts of sinusitis which lasted until 2004, then off and on allergic rhinitis.
Known by my family and my circle of friends as an assertive person, I thought I should assert my right to get another opinion, my pulmonologist's, whose secretary had just told me on the phone that the doctor was out of town.
Kyrgyzstan was represented by professor Shaiyrbek Sulaimanov and chief freelance pulmonologist Dinara Kabayeva.
Mazzone, MD, chair of the expert panel that is preparing the revision for CHEST and a pulmonologist at the Cleveland Clinic.