Pulmonary Services & Procedures
The physicians of Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates of Baltimore (PCCAB) care for patients with diseases of the respiratory tract and hospitalized patients with complex, sometimes life-threatening, critical illness. Below is a more comprehensive list of our services.
Pulmonary medicine is a subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the respiratory tract such as Asthma, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and Sleep Apnea.
Common Pulmonary Procedures
Some common Pulmonary procedures include Bronchoscopy, Interventional Pulmonology, Thoracentesis, Thoracic Needle Biopsy and more.
Critical Care Medicine
Procedures used to help support and identify the cause of the critical condition include intubation, central venous catheterization, arterial cannulation, pulmonary artery catheterization, thoracentesis, bronchoscopy, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, and chest tube thoracostomy and more.
Our sleep centers provide sleep studies, consultative services to arrange evaluations, and offer post-study review sessions with patients. We also provide a variety of educational resources, as well as our CPAP support groups. We can treat Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Restless Leg Syndrome, Insomnia, Narcolepsy, and other Sleep Disorders.