Dangers of Pulmonary Edema

What Is Pulmonary Edema?   Pulmonary edema, or fluid in the lungs, is a condition caused by excess fluid collecting within the lungs themselves. Our lungs contain many small elastic sacs called alveoli. These air sacs expand with each breath and tend to take in oxygen while releasing carbon dioxide.  This allows oxygen to reach…

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What is Bronchoscopy

What is Bronchoscopy ? Bronchoscopy is an invasive but very safe procedure that helps a pulmonologist definitively see inside a patient’s airways which lead into their lungs. This procedure is extremely helpful in finding any abnormality that may be the cause of difficulty in breathing and respiratory distress.   When should a bronchoscopy be performed?…

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