Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Our qualified Internal Medicine department plays a key role in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of multiple diseases in adults that affects one or more internal organs of the body.

This department has the facilities and expertise to handle a wide range of health issues.

Internal Medicine

Services offered:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • FibroScan (study of liver)
  • Ultrasound scan of the abdomen in 2D & 3D
  • Advanced diagnostic endoscopy
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
  • Luminal gastroenterology (inflammation bowel disease)
  • Functional and organic gastrointestinal
  • Treatment for chronic hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and thyroid disease
  • Hepatology (viral and non-viral)
  • Management of respiratory, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and neurological cases
  • Travel medicine and adult immunizations

 

 

The body signals through a number of symptoms when something goes wrong for our health. These symptoms may also indicate a number of minor ailments, indicating the onset of major diseases. For this reason, it is important to correctly conduct and evaluate the examinations of the patient who applies to internal diseases. Thanks to today’s technology, it is possible to observe and evaluate diseases in many ways. It is possible to diagnose many diseases at an early stage thanks to laboratory tests (blood, urine, stool), endoscopic examinations (upper gastrointestinal system endoscopy, colonoscopy), radiological examinations (x-ray,ultrasonography, mammography, computed tomography, MR, bone density measurement).

Diseases that fall under the specialty of the internal medicine unit are:

Upper and lower respiratory diseases: These are infectious diseases especially seen in autumn and winter seasons. It affects the nose and throat areas. Internal medicine department works with chest diseases and ENT departments for these diseases when necessary.

Infectious diseases: Urinary tract infections, skin infections, liver inflammation (hepatitis), diarrhea, inflammatory diseases of the bones and joints, parasitic diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, influenza and brucellosis are also within the specialty of internal diseases clinics.

Hypertension: It can cause many serious problems such as hypertension disease, brain hemorrhage, kidney damage, which can lead to damage to the vessels and many problems such as bleeding. Follow-up and treatment is done in internal medicine clinics.

Diabetes: Due to insufficient secretion of the hormone insulin or inability to use it by tissues, the glucose level in the blood rises above normal values, which can cause damage to the eyes, kidneys, heart and vessels. Treatment and follow-up of non-insulin dependent diabetes patients is done in general internal medicine clinics.

Thyroid diseases: Due to insufficient or overwork of the thyroid gland, thyroid cancers and autoimmune diseases, follow-up and treatment of the imbalance in hormones involve the internal medicine unit.

Increase in blood fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides: Unhealthy and unbalanced diet, familial factors, and chronic diseases, the levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and other blood lipids in the blood may rise above normal. If it is not controlled, cardiovascular diseases occur.

Digestive system diseases such as liver, stomach and gall bladder: Diseases such as hepatitis, fatty, cirrhosis, cyst in the liver; diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux, gastritis, ulcer, hernia in the stomach; Stone and sand formation, inflammation (cholecystitis) and congestion are common diseases in the gallbladder.

Lung diseases: Diagnosis and treatment of many patients, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, fluid accumulation in the lung membrane are within the field of internal medicine specialists.

Kidney diseases: Kidney infections, stone formations, cysts, acute or chronic deficiencies are very important diseases that can cause permanent organ damage. Its diagnosis and treatment is important in the early period.

Anemia and other blood diseases: Anemia, mediterranean anemia, blood clotting disorders, hemorrhages and bone marrow diseases are within the specialty of internal medicine units.

Rheumatic diseases: Soft tissue rheumatism, fibromyalgia, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout disease, behçet’s disease, familial mediterranean fever and acute joint rheumatism, rheumatic diseases, which are manifested by low back and neck pains. Routine follow-up and simple treatments are performed in internal medicine clinics. If necessary, the patient is referred to the rheumatology clinic.

Muscle and skeletal system diseases: Treatment and follow-up of pain related to the muscular and skeletal system occurring in different parts of the body, osteoarthritis (calcification) and osteoporosis problems concern the internal medicine unit.

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