Haematology is a subspeciality of medicine that relates to diseases of the blood, bone marrow, lymph nodes and spleen. These diseases can be either benign or malignant.
Examples of benign hematological diseases include:
Anaemia (e.g. iron, B12 or folate deficiencies)
Iron overload such as hereditary hemochromatosis
Bleeding disorders e.g. low or dysfunctional platelets or clotting factor deficiency
Haematological problems related to pregnancy
Transfusion related issues
Low white cell count
Elevated haemoglobin, platelets or white cells
Sickle cell disease
Examples of malignant diseases include:
Myeloproliferative disorders such as polycythemia, essential thrombocytosis and myelofibrosis
Chronic myeloid leukaemia
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
Indolent and aggressive lymphomas Hodgkin’s lymphoma
We offer diagnoses and treatment of these haematologic diseases. The diagnostic workup follows international standards, and we are dedicated to providing each patient with compassionate care in a safe and high-quality health care environment.