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Bronchoscopic culture


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Bronchoscopy


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Bronchoscopy with transbronchial biopsy


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Chest drainage tube insertion


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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Chest tube insertion


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Culture - bronchoscopic


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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Culture - pleural fluid


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Cytology exam of pleural fluid


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Fiberoptic bronchoscopy


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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First visit Respiratory and Sleep Medicine


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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INSERTion of tube into chest


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Lung biopsy


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Open pleural biopsy


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Pleural fluid analysis


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Pleural fluid aspiration


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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Pleural tap


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Polysomnography


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Subsequent visits Respiratory and Sleep Medicine


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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Thoracentesis


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Thoracoscopy


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Suite 4, 355 Main St., Lilydale

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Tube thoracostomy


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Upper airway biopsy


Suite 3.01 116-118 Thames Street (Ekera Building), Box Hill

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Patient Reviews

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Location: Private practice

Excellent caring doctor, who spent significant time explaining things carefully, in easy to understand language.


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  • I have been diagnosed with moderate sleep apnea.....I stop breathing 20 times an hour. I'm only 22 years old. What is the best treatment?

    The gold standard treatment for obstructive sleep apnea is CPAP (continuous positive airways pressure) therapy, as it will almost always be successful. Unfortunately, not everyone tolerates this treatment, and at such a young age, lifelong treatment with CPAP may not be desirable for you. Other options could include the use of a dental appliance (MAS - mandibular advancement splint), positional modification (i.e. supine avoidance, in those with supine predominant OSA), or ENT surgery (for carefully selected patients). Weight loss, smoking cessation and alcohol reduction may all assist. A personal consultation with a sleep physician is the best way to assess what options are likely to be best for you, as everyone is different.

    Dr. Nicholas Wilsmore

  • My 25 year old son recently had an xray which indicated a slight or moderate pulmonary hyperinflation. He doesn't smoke and following recent stress tests has not been diagnosed with any other heart or lung conditions. Can someone provide some clues as to what might be causing this situation.
    Thank-you

    A comment of hyperinflation on a chest x-ray is not necessarily a reliable indicator of any underlying pulmonary disease. Often this comment is made on patients who are simply tall and/or skinny. In the absence of symptoms, it may not mean anything. Having said that, I presume that the chest x-ray was performed for a reason, such as shortness of breath? In this case, the commonest cause of true hyperinflation in a 25 year old would be asthma. It is possible for asthma to be missed with standard breathing function tests, and it would be sensible to consider further testing, such as with a bronchial provocation challenge test, or an exhaled nitric oxide test (FeNO). Rarer causes, such as alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency would normally carry a family history. If there is genuine concern, then a consultation with a respiratory physician would enable a thorough assessment.

    Dr. Nicholas Wilsmore

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Experience

Expert in:

  • Asthma
  • Breathing disorders
  • COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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