Oncohematology

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Hematology is the area of medicine that deals with the physiology, pathology, etiology, diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases and malignant tumors, including hemophilia, leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell anemia.

 

Hematologists concentrate mainly on the lymphatic organs and the bone marrow and can diagnose blood disorders or disorders in the work of platelets. Hematologists treat organs that feed on blood cells, including lymph nodes, spleen, thymus and lymphoid tissue.

 

A hematologist is a doctor who specializes in blood diseases and is engaged in the prevention, treatment and study of these diseases. His competence includes that part of medicine, which is devoted to the peculiarities of the structure and functioning of the circulatory system, that is, the blood, its organs, the causes and methods of determining blood diseases, methods of preventing such diseases.

 

Although hematologists work with specialists from various medical and surgical specialties, hematology is most often associated with oncology.

Diagnostic methods used by hematologist

Diagnosis of hematological diseases includes clinical, instrumental, laboratory and genetic research methods. Examination of the lymph nodes - neck, armpits, groin, elbows, knees, tonsils, spleen. Often clarifying information gives myelogram - bone marrow puncture and computed tomography. Abdominal ultrasound of the abdominal organs, lymph node biopsy, immunophenotyping, molecular tests (PCR), MRI, positron emission tomography may be prescribed.

 

Other hematologic tests include:

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