Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

obstructive pulmonary disease

The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) of chronic nature may progressively lead to fatal complications of vital organs and even organ system failure. The Republic of Cuba has a very extensive experience in identifying patients’ real health condition and educating them of all the possible measures to reduce the levels of risk associated with this disease.

Investigations and laboratory testing:

  • Electrocardiogram investigation
  • Doppler echocardiography investigation
  • Chest X ray
  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test
  • Complete Blood Count (CBC) test
  • Uric Acid test
  • Creatinine test
  • Complete Blood Gases test
  • Glycemia test
  • Full Lipid Panel test
  • Cyturia test
  • Pulmonary Function test
  • Hematocrit test
  • Hemoglobin test
  • Leucogram differential test
  • Uric acid
  • Albumin test
  • Benedict’s test
  • Imbert tests (2)
  • Nitrogen in urine tests (3)

Treatment program:

  • Rectal ozone therapy (15 sessions)
  • Poliphysiotherapy (15 sessions)
  • Specialized internal medicine care
  • Medical Interconsultation with rehabilitation specialist
  • Additional Medical consultation with rehabilitation specialist (2 sessions)
  • Medical and nursing care


  • 21 nights of hospital stay in a private room
  • 24/7 nursing and medical care


  • The above program does not include medications for certain conditions such as
    depression, blood coagulation, etc.
  • Medicaments, fluids, blood and derivatives to be used, as well as additional procedure(s) performed not included in the exact treatment would be invoiced separately on upon the conclusion of said treatment / procedure(s)


Private room with the following features:

  • Electronic patient bed
  • Equipment for disabled patient
  • Oxygen hookup
  • Three à la carte meals taking into account the patient’s preferences and / or special diets prescribed by physician
  • Fully equipped private bathroom
  • Infirmary and nursing care
  • Colour TV with national and international channels
  • Local and international phone services (extra cost will apply)
  • Safe box
  • Internet service on every floor
  • Laundry services


  • Assistance in visa issuance and extension (If needs be)
  • Each patient/ companion will be assigned a multi-lingual field member with the mandate of attending to all of our patients’ translation and personal needs
  • 20 hours internet service
  • Local airport pickup and drop off
  • Hospital pickup and drop off (if needed)

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