About Hematology

About Hematology

Hematology refers to a medical discipline that focuses on the health and disorders of the blood. Over years, India has emerged out the most sought-after destination for patients looking to avail advanced hematology care in the most supportive setting.

Doctors and expert who look after the blood-related disorders are known as hematologists, and they precisely look at the condition of blood and patients with blood diseases. Blood is made up of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Organs of the body affected by, or meant to, carry blood are blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, and spleen. Proteins in our body also play a role in bleeding and clotting.

Due to the universal presence of blood in our body, it is known to make a direct impact on various functions and organs of the body.

Some of the commonly treated diseases by hematologists include:

  • Iron deficiency anemia and other kinds of anemia including sickle cell anemia or trauma-related anemia
  • Polycythemia or over development of red blood cells
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Leukemia
  • Platelet and bleeding problems such as hemophilia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and Von Willebrand disease
  • The myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Hemoglobinopathies such as thalassemia and sickle cell disease
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Malignant Lymphomas
  • Blood transfusion
  • Bone marrow stem cell transplantation