Interstitial Lung disease treatment PA
What is Interstitial Lung Disease?
Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is not a single disease, but rather an umbrella term for more than 200 different pulmonary disorders. It is a disorder that causes inflammation and scarring in the air sacs of the lungs, which affects the absorption of oxygen into the lungs. Coughing, fatigue and shortness of breath are the most common symptoms of ILD. Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia and sarcoidosis are both ILD diseases.
ILD is an irreversible disorder. Medications may slow the progression of the disease, however most people will never regain their full lung capacity. In extreme cases, a lung reduction or transplant are treatments for ILD. A more recent development is minimally invasive cellular therapy. The Lung Institute has opened a new clinic for interstitial lung disease treatment PA.
Cellular Therapy for Interstitial Lung Disease
Cellular therapy harnesses the natural healing capabilities of the body’s cells. The cells are extracted from a person’s blood, fat for bone marrow, treated, and reintroduced into the body. The Lung Institute specializes in cellular therapy for lung disease, and will be opening a clinic for interstitial lung disease treatment in Pennsylvania in July of 2015. They look forward to helping many lung disease sufferers in the Pittsburgh area.
Many lung disease sufferers have seen great results from cellular therapy. Lung Institute patient, Gary W, talks about his experience with cellular therapy. “I took care of myself all winter. I plowed my own driveway, but I always wore a mask, I don’t suck in the cold air. But regardless, I haven’t used oxygen in months. I have a portable oxygen unit that I had been using for a while, I can’t tell you long ago it’s been. But it has definitely made a difference. I’m very impressed and I recommend it to everybody.”
The Lung Institute is Coming to Pennsylvania
The Lung Institute has completed over 800 treatments in the past two years, and is expanding rapidly. They are looking forward to opening a new clinic in Pittsburgh in July 2015.
About the Lung Institute Staff
Dr. Jack Coleman, Jr., MD, will be the Medical Director of the Pittsburgh clinic. Dr. Coleman earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He later became an otolaryngology resident at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital. He also served as a Lieutenant Commander and Commander in the United States Naval Reserve. Dr. Coleman is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. He is also a member of numerous medical societies including the American Medical Association, American Rhinologic Society, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States and the Pan-American Society of Otolaryngology. Along with his distinguished medical career, Dr. Coleman is a published author for several medical books and is referenced in numerous medical journals.
Although Pittsburgh has some of the highest levels of air pollution in the United States, there is hope for those suffering from COPD. The Lung Institute is on its way.
If you or a loved one suffers from chronic lung disease, contact the Lung Institute to find out if cellular therapy can help get your life back within reach. Contact us by calling (800) 729-3065 to see if you qualify.