Respiratory Medicine is devoted to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs and respiratory system.

Prince Court Respiratory Centre

A one-stop multidisciplinary centre dedicated to the diagnosis and management of respiratory conditions.

The Prince Court Respiratory Centre aims to provide a world-class service that addresses the needs of patients while supporting their journey to recovery.

When you visit the Prince Court Respiratory Centre, rest assured that you will be in one of the best and safest of hands.

Fibre-Optic Bronchoscopy

Direct visualisation of the airways of the lungs allowing for tissue and fluid sampling.

  • Bronchial Biopsy
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage
  • Bronchial Brushing
  • Transbronchial Biopsy

Pleural Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures

Services dedicated to the diagnosis and management of respiratory conditions related to the pleura.

  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Thoracocentesis
  • Tube Thoracostomy
  • Pleurodesis

Respiratory Function Test

Essential study of the ability of the lungs to function properly.

  • Spirometry
  • Reversibility Test
  • Body Plethysmography
  • Diffusion Capacity
  • Respiratory Muscle Strength

Bronchial Provocation Test

Assessment of airway sensitivity to aid diagnosis and management of respiratory conditions.

  • Methacholine Airway Hyperresponsiveness

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Assessment

Evaluation of exercise capacity, functional status, fitness for surgery, and exercise-induced changes in lung function.

  • Six-Minute Walk Test
  • Cardiorespiratory Stress Test

Allergy Assessment

Comprehensive allergy and airway inflammation screening.

  • Multiple Allergosorbent Chemiluminescent Assay
  • Skin Prick Test
  • Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide Test

Pre-Flight Assessment

Evaluating oxygen requirements during flying.

  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Hypoxic Challenge Test

Sleep Assessment

A multidisciplinary sleep service to diagnose and treat sleep disorders.

  • Polysomnography
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Titration

Domiciliary Oxygen Service

Assessing home oxygen therapy while ensuring appropriate oxygen delivery paramount to patient safety.

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test
  • Long Term Oxygen Therapy
  • Ambulatory Oxygen Therapy
  • Short Burst Oxygen Therapy

Respiratory Toilette

Respiratory hygiene through clearance of viscous secretions to ensure optimal airflow.

  • Bronchial Suctioning
  • Bronchial Washing
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Nebuliser Therapy

Diagnostic and Interventional Chest Radiology

Radiological services utilising the latest scientific advancement and revolutionary technology.

  • X-Ray
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Ultrasound (US)
  • High Resolution CT (HRCT)
  • CT Pulmonary Angiography (CTPA)
  • Ventilation-Perfusion Scan (VQ)
  • PET-CT
  • CT-Guided Lung Biopsy
  • US-Guided Lung Biopsy

Inhaler Assessment

Professional advice regarding proper inhaler use to optimise drug delivery and minimise adverse effects.

  • Accuhaler
  • AeroChamber
  • Aeroliser
  • Autohaler
  • Diskus
  • Evohaler
  • HandiHaler
  • Metered-Dose
  • Turbuhaler
  • Twisthaler
  • Volumatic

Multidisciplinary Services

Specialist services involving our multidisciplinary team to ensure the highest level of patient care delivery.

  • Asthma and Allergy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea / Hypopnoea Syndrome
  • Chronic Cough
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Lung Defence
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Tuberculosis
  • Smoking Cessation