Mercy offers a growing number of services known as “interventional pulmonology.” These minimally invasive services allow us to diagnose and treat lung disease more quickly and safely than ever before. Your Mercy care team consists of experienced pulmonologists and a highly trained endoscopy staff.
Key benefits of interventional pulmonology services include:
Interventional pulmonology is an exciting new field within the specialty of pulmonary medicine. It uses minimally invasive techniques to detect and care for chest and lung problems.
Most interventional pulmonology procedures are performed with thin, hollow tubes (endoscopes). The tubes let your doctor see inside your chest, take tissue or fluid samples (biopsies), and perform treatments—without the risks of surgery.
Mercy pulmonologists offer some of the most advanced interventional pulmonology services available, including: