Hematology is the science of or the study of blood. Our blood is a vital source of our very existence. That is why when there is something wrong with our body it gives out signals or warnings to take action. That is why having advanced hematology facilities at hand and all under the same roof is crucial.
Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta is a leading hemotology hospital in Bangalore providing the entire gamut of services for the diagnosis and treatment of all types of blood disorders including blood cancer.
From state of the art diagnostic equipment to detect blood disorders that include hemophilia, anemia, and blood clots to the diagnosis of blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta provides the best of treatment and care in hematology.
The Haematology department provides a full range of services for the diagnosis and management of patients with all types of blood disorders, conditions and blood cancers. Common blood disorders include anemia, bleeding disorders such as hemophilia, blood clots, and blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. Along with specialized treatment of abnormal blood conditions, the internationally recognized onco-specialists manage the entire spectrum of blood cancer treatment solutions such as blood transfusion, chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant and stem cell transplant therapy.
Our paediatric oncology department is one of the best in the domain and treats our little patients with all the compassion and care they deserve in this delicate phase of their precious childhood.
Our team of clinical hematologists is skilled in diagnosing the diseases of the blood and managing patients suffering from these conditions, with prowess and care that makes the treatment process less traumatic. Their indepth understanding of the blood related disorders make them the best in the domain of expertise in Bangalore. Our clinical hematologists at Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta are experts in managing all forms of anemia that include sickle cell anaemia, iron deficiency, hemolytic anemia of the newborn, thalassaemia , as well as blood clotting disorders,
Not all blood disorders are life-threatening. This is why these are classified into benign and malignant types making the treatment process easier and focused for the doctors, and relieving and less traumatic for the patients and their family.
Our blood contains red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBC), or the smaller circulating cells called platelets which are critical for clot formation to stem bleeding. All the three cell types are formed in the soft tissue inside your bones known as the bone marrow.
When something goes wrong in the functioning of either, or all of these three, which affects a healthy body, it is called a blood disorder.
A blood disorder can be benign or malignant. Benign or harmless blood disorders include different types of anemia. These can be due to iron deficiency or a chronic disease, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, anemia caused by low RBC count, low platelet count due to certain medications or an underlying liver disease.
Other mild blood disorders include thalassemia, hemophili, RBC and iron deficiency and blood clots which are not endangering to one’s life.
Malignant or life-endangering blood disorders include sickle cell anemia, severe hemophilia, excessive production of blood cells in the bone marrow called myelo-proliferative diseases, excessive WBCs causing leukemia, thrombophilia or blood clots formation, plasma cell disorders and lymphocyte disorders.
At Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta, our team of highly qualified hematologists is equipped with excellent skills to diagnose, stage, and treat all blood disorders with immense precision. Knowing whether the blood disorders are hereditary or acquired, make the management and treatment easier for both, the doctors and the patients. This is where our high rate of competency comes in.
Hereditary blood conditions include thalassemia, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia and certain blood clotting disorders. While some inherited blood conditions are diagnosed in one’s childhood due to the advanced testing and diagnostic facilities available, some may be only detected in adulthood during a random blood test or a surgery.
Depending on the type and stage of the blood disease, patients are administered medications, blood component therapies that include transfusions, or even bone marrow transplants.
High degree of research and competency make our hematologists at Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta the best and on par with international standards of treatment and skill.
Pediatric hematology deals with disorders or illnesses of the blood in very young children and adolescents. They could be hereditary like thalasemia and sickle cell anemia, coagulation defects, and other anemias, or even others such as auto-immune diseases affecting the blood, and white blood cell diseases.
The diagnosis, treatment and management of children and young adults require a great deal of patience and the involvement of a specialized multidisciplinary team of pediatricians, pediatric hematologist, pediatric oncologists and other clinical specialists in the realm of childhood diseases. And at Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta we have a dedicated team of pediatricians and hematologists geared up and highly skilled to treat and care for this delicate section of humanity, in the most advanced and technologically armed environments. Read More
A few challenging diseases require a multidisciplinary approach by highly specialized medical practitioners to combat the disease and administer a multipronged treatment methodology. At Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta’s Hemato Oncology department, one of the leading ones in Bangalore and in India, the excellent team of hematologists and oncologists work in synchrony to treat blood disorders and blood related cancers with grit and determination. Read More
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