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Thursday, October 28 2021


AJ to hold check-up camp for Thoracic (Lung Diseases) Surgery

Mangaluru: A check-up camp for Thoracic (Lung Diseases) Surgery is being organized at A J Hospital & Research Centre, Outpatient Department on September 11 and 12 between 10 am and 3 pm.

This camp is being held to create awareness among the patients regarding lung related diseases and the importance of early diagnosis, which helps in treating the patient better with a good outcome.

People with chronic cough and Haemoptysis (blood stained sputum), requiring surgery – post TB, requiring surgery – associated lung diseases, with lung cancers, with mediastinal tumors, interstitial lung diseases requiring surgery and Chronic smokers, should attend this camp.

Dr. Sambhram Shetty, MS, M Ch, Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon will be available for consultation during the camp.

Camp participants will be offered free registration and Consultation and 50 percent discount on chest X-ray, CT chest and pulmonary function test. Surgeries including Video Assisted Thoracoscopy (VATS) will be offered at a concessional rate.

World over, 70 to 80% of lung disease patients would go undiagnosed or present at an advanced stage where surgical options cannot be offered. People with lung disease come with late presentation, which usually goes undiagnosed at an early stage as symptoms are non-specific and a majority of them will be treated conservatively.

Please book your appointment by calling: 0824 6613252 or 8494890600 or mail to /

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