Lung & Chest Diseases

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The Lung and Chest Diseases Department is a major specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of lung and respiratory diseases.

Pulmonologists take a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diseases, including allergic diseases, lung cancer, and respiratory diseases that occur during sleep. Doctors in this department also draft medical reports.

Lung cancer, asthma, allergies, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, pleurisy, sleep apnea, sarcoidosis, and pulmonary embolism are the main diseases included in the scope of practice of the Department of Lung and Chest Diseases. To diagnose these diseases, advanced radiological imaging techniques are available in our hospital. In addition, various diagnostic methods are used, including pulmonary function tests, Maximal inspiratory pressure (MIP) and maximal expiratory pressure (MEP), spirometry, lung diffusion test, reversibility test, and slow spirometry.

There are many respiratory and lung diseases that interfere with people's daily activities, reduce their quality of life and cause discomfort. Diseases that cause many complaints such as cough, chest, back and shoulder pain, wheezing, phlegm, snoring, blood when coughing, fatigue, sweating only at night, fever, loss of appetite and weight loss all fall under the category of pulmonology. Some of these conditions include;

  • Pulmonary embolism

  • Lung cancer

  • Allergic diseases in the lungs

  • Chronic cough

  • Asthma, bronchiectasis, COPD,

  • Pleurisy,

  • Pneumothorax

  • Pneumonia

  • Smoking addiction and smoking-related diseases