The department performs various blood tests to assess the composition and functionality of blood cells. These tests can help diagnose conditions like anemia, leukemia, lymphoma, clotting disorders, and more.
A common blood test that provides information about the number of different types of blood cells, including red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
These tests assess the blood's ability to clot properly. They help diagnose disorders like hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, and other clotting disorders.
These procedures involve extracting a small sample of bone marrow to examine its composition and functionality. They are essential for diagnosing and staging blood disorders, including leukemia, lymphoma, and certain anemias.
Haematology departments oversee blood transfusions for patients who require additional blood components, such as red blood cells, platelets, or plasma.
Haematologists diagnose and treat various types of blood cancers, including leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. This may involve chemotherapy, targeted therapies, stem cell transplantation, and other specialized treatments.
Hemoglobinopathies are genetic disorders affecting hemoglobin, the molecule responsible for oxygen transport in the blood. Conditions like sickle cell disease and thalassemia fall under this category.
Haematologists diagnose and treat disorders related to blood clotting, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, and clotting disorders like thrombophilia..
Haematology departments provide expert consultations to other medical specialties when blood-related issues are involved, such as surgery, oncology, and internal medicine.
Haematology departments often offer educational resources and support to patients with blood disorders, helping them understand their conditions, treatments, and lifestyle adjustments.