CHEST DISEASES

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CHEST DISEASES

The department of chest diseases is the main science that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases occurring in the lung and respiratory system. Department physicians who deal with many disorders such as asthma, allergic diseases, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pulmonary embolism, chronic cough, lung cancer, respiratory disorders during sleep, diseases related to smoking addiction, work with a multidisciplinary approach and arrange treatment.

Chest disease specialists take a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases such as allergic disorders, lung cancer and sleep-induced respiratory problems. In addition, department physicians organize reports on the tests carried out and provide information and training to patients and their relatives regarding what to do after discharge if necessary.

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WHAT ARE CHEST DISEASES?

Examination, follow-up and treatment of all lung diseases within the branch are carried out by the physicians of the chest diseases department. There are many diseases that prevent the person from doing daily activities, reduce the quality of life, cause discomfort, and occur in the respiratory system and lung. Coughing, chest, back and shoulder pains, wheezing, phlegm, snoring, blood seen with cough, weakness, sweats seen only at night, fever, loss of appetite and weight loss are followed up and treated by the chest diseases department. Some of these diseases are as follows:

  • Pulmoner Emboli
  • Lung cancer
  • Allergic lung diseases
  • Chronic cough
  • Asthma, bronchiectasis and COPD, known as obstructive pulmonary diseases
  • Pleurisy, commonly known as fluid build-up in the lung membrane
  • Pnomotoraks, or lung deflation
  • Pneumonia, defined as pneumonia
  • The cause is not yet known, a type of disease that causes lung involvement and can be treated; Sarcoidosis
  • Smoking addiction, cessation methods and smoking-related diseases