We provide professional support in Respiratory Diseases.
When inhaling, the lungs take oxygen from the air and release it into the bloodstream.
The cells in the human body need oxygen to function and grow.
The average person breathes about 25,000 times a day. The
term respiratory disease (chest disease) refers to many conditions that affect
the lungs, such as asthma, COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease),
influenza, infections such as pneumonia and tuberculosis, lung cancer, and many
other respiratory problems. Some lung diseases can cause respiratory failure.
Reyap Hospital Istanbul serves with its expert health
care providers and modern technological equipment in health problems related to
the respiratory system.
A pulmonologist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats
respiratory diseases – the lungs and other organs that help you breathe. Some
of the diseases treated in the pulmonary diseases department are;
Acute bronchitis (cough sputum fever)
Chronic bronchitis (shortness of breath, cough, sputum)
Allergic lung diseases, asthma, and asthma associated
with allergic rhinitis
Pleurisy (fluid collection in the pleura)
Pneumothorax (air leak in the pleura, lung collapse)
Interstitial lung diseases
Rheumatic lung diseases
Lung cancer diagnosis
Transthoracic needle aspiration biopsy with Torax CT
Smoking addiction, smoking-related diseases, and smoking
Any disease affecting the respiratory system can cause
complaints such as wheezing, snoring, shortness of breath, cough, fever,
sputum, spotting blood in the mouth, chest and flank pain, back pain, weakness,
night sweats, weight loss, loss of appetite.
Examination, treatment, and follow-up of pulmonary
diseases are performed in our hospital. Pulmonologists focus on the respiratory
system and the diseases that affect it. The respiratory system includes:
Mouth and nose
Lungs and the bronchioles and alveoli in it
If there is a symptom affecting one or more of these
organs, you should make an appointment with the pulmonary diseases department.
In allergic diseases, the causative allergen is detected
with the skin Prick test and a treatment plan is prepared. By medical history
and allergy tests, the doctor can understand the particular substance that
causes symptoms when you touch, breathe, or eat.
With the respiratory function test and reversibility
test, lung capacity can be measured, hence patients with COPD, and asthma can
In the bronchoscopy unit, endoscopic examination of the
respiratory tract is performed with flexible bronchoscopy, and the diagnosis of
diseases such as tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, lung cancer, lymphoma is done with
Smoking is one of the leading preventable causes that
threaten public health. It causes lung cancer with its direct effects on the
lung (COPD, chronic bronchitis, emphysema). Treatment recommendations and
follow-ups for cigarette addiction in the direction of preventive medicine are
made in our polyclinic.
Non-invasive mechanical ventilation is applied to
patients with severe COPD and respiratory failure hospitalized in our intensive
care and service.