Hematology is a department of medicine which serves as a center for diagnosis and multidisciplinary treatment for many diseases of hematology such as leukemia, lymphoma and common myeloma, clotting diseases and hereditary blood diseases.
When you first visit our hematologist, they will first look the patient’s condition with the help of recent laboratory tests and other medical history. If they find any suspicious elements they refer any of the following tests.
Here are few tests done by hematologists:
- Complete blood count (CBC)
- Prothrombin time (PT)
- Partial Thromboplastin time (PTT)
- Bone marrow biopsy
- International normalized ratio (INR)
Hematology covers the treatment of all the organs and components that are responsible for the production of blood in your body. Hematology study include the study of blood cells (WBC and RBC), bone marrow, hemoglobin, the proteins available in blood, spleen, blood vessels, and platelets.