Bumrungrad International Hospital

Bangkok, Thailand
381 Est. 1980

Lung Biopsy

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Lung Biopsy at Bumrungrad International Hospital

What does Bumrungrad International Hospital offer patients?

Bumrungrad International Hospital, located in Watthana, Bangkok, Thailand offers patients Lung Biopsy procedures among its total of 321 available procedures, across 34 different specialties
. Currently, there's no pricing information for Lung Biopsy procedures at Bumrungrad International Hospital, as all prices are available on request only.

How many specialists are there and what accreditation's have been awarded to Bumrungrad International Hospital?

There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 10 in total, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including:
  • JCI Accredited
  • Hospital Accreditation of Thailand

Facility Services Available at Bumrungrad International Hospital

Airport pickup
Family accommodation
Free Wifi
Hotel booking
Interpreter services
Laundry
Local transportation booking
Mobility accessible rooms
Online doctor consultation
Parking available
Pharmacy
Phone in the room
Private rooms for patients available
Special dietary requests accepted
Translation services
TV in the room

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What you need to know about Lung Biopsy in Bangkok

A lung biopsy is a procedure that involves removing a very small sample of lung tissue to be examined under a microscope for signs of disease. Your doctor may ask you to have a lung biopsy if something out of the ordinary is spotted on your chest X-ray or CT scan. The goal of this procedure is to create an accurate diagnosis.

A lung biopsy can be used to:

  • Determine whether a lung muss is benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous)

  • Stage lung cancer

  • Identify the cause of inflammation in the lung

  • Monitor the progression of lung disease

  • Investigate the cause of unexplained fluid collection

  • Diagnose a lung infection.

There may be other reasons for your doctor to recommend a lung biopsy.

What's the Recovery Time?

You will need to take it easy and rest as much as possible for a day or two after lung biopsy. It is important that you avoid strenuous activity for a week. If you have an open biopsy, the recovery time until you can resume your activity may take longer.

What's the Success Rate?

Lung biopsy is a safe procedure with a high success and accuracy rates. It is reported that percutaneous transthoracic lung needle biopsy has a success rate of 88 to 97%. However, the procedure does carry some risk. These include bleeding, coughing up blood, infection, and collapsed lung.

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Doctors at Bumrungrad International Hospital

  • Dr. Prayuth Tunsuriyawong

    Dr. Prayuth Tunsuriyawong

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  • Dr. Prinyarat Burusnukul

    Dr. Prinyarat Burusnukul

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  • Dr. Siraruj Sakoolnamarka

    Dr. Siraruj Sakoolnamarka

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  • Dr. Chantawat Sheanakul

    Dr. Chantawat Sheanakul

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  • Dr. Jantra Chennavasin

    Dr. Jantra Chennavasin

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  • Dr. Bancha Chernchujitt

    Dr. Bancha Chernchujitt

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  • Dr. Verapan Kuansongtham

    Dr. Verapan Kuansongtham

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  • Dr. Apichat Kongkanand

    Dr. Apichat Kongkanand

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  • Dr. Pattanasak Lertpradit

    Dr. Pattanasak Lertpradit

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  • Dr. Amorn Poomee

    Dr. Amorn Poomee

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