Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis: Conducting the first Whole Lung Lavage in Nepal

Authors

  • A.Uprety Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • N.Bhatta Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • R.Shahi Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • A.Varma Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Y.Dhakal Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan Nepal
  • P. Aryal Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • D.K.Yadav Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • S.Chaudhary Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • S.Hamal Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • D.R.Mishra Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/nrj.v2i1.59616

Keywords:

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis, Whole Lung Lavage

Abstract

A case of Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis, probably secondary in etiology, was diagnosed at our institute based on clinical, radiological, and pathological evidence. Patient was planned for conducting whole lung lavage as per the guidelines. With this case, we report the first instance of conducting Whole lung lavage in Nepal and the logistics involved.

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Published

2023-11-06

How to Cite

Uprety, A., Bhatta, N., Shahi, R., Varma, A., Dhakal, Y., Aryal, P., Yadav, D., Chaudhary, S., Hamal, S., & Mishra, D. (2023). Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis: Conducting the first Whole Lung Lavage in Nepal. Nepalese Respiratory Journal, 2(1), 34–37. https://doi.org/10.3126/nrj.v2i1.59616

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Case Reports