Chest Diseases

Chest diseases department is the department that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the lung and respiratory system. Department physicians who deal with many ailments such as asthma, allergic diseases, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pulmonary embolism, chronic cough, lung cancer, respiratory disorders during sleep, diseases due to smoking addiction, working with a multidisciplinary approach organizes treatment.

What are Chest Diseases?

The examination, follow-up and treatment of all lung diseases within the branch are carried out by the chest diseases department physicians. There are many diseases in the respiratory system and lungs that prevent the person from doing daily activities, reduce the quality of life, cause discomfort. Diseases that cause many complaints such as cough, chest, back and shoulder pain, wheezing, sputum, snoring, cough with blood, weakness, sweating only at night, fever, loss of appetite and weight loss, follow-up by the chest diseases department and is treated.

Some of these diseases are as follows:

  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Lung cancer
  • Allergic lung diseases
  • Chronic cough
  • Asthma, bronchiectasis and COPD, known as obstructive pulmonary diseases
  • Pleurisy, popularly known as fluid accumulation in the pleura
  • Pneumothorax, or collapse of the lung
  • Pneumonia defined as pneumonia

 

A type of disease whose cause is not yet known, causing lung involvement and can be treated; sarcoidosis

Smoking addiction, quitting methods and smoking-related diseases