Chest Diseases

The main diseases that are examined and treated in the Chest Diseases department are as follows:

  • Lung infections
  • Pneumonia (pneumonia), tuberculosis (TB), acute bronchitis.
  • Lung cysts and abscesses
  • Lung tumors
  • Bronchial Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD)
  • Occupational lung diseases
  • Lung membrane (pleural) diseases (Tuberculosis, pleurisy)
  • Respiratory failure (due to various reasons)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pulmonary embolism

The main examination methods used in our Chest Diseases department are as follows:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Allergy Panels
  • Pleural puncture and biopsy

Uzm. Dr. Perihan Çölkesen

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