Internal Medicine is the main branch for diagnosis and solution of the health problems of majority of patients at adult age group. General internal medicine is the basis of modern medicine's all clinical branches.
It provides early and certain diagnosis of patients by using all necessary modern tests in the light of current scientific achievements and detailed physical examination such as laboratory (blood, urine, faeces etc.), radiologic assessments (x-ray, ultrasonography, mammography, computerized tomography, MRI, bone density etc.), endoscopic assessments (upper gastrointestinal system endoscopy, colonoscopy etc.) and ECG and Echocardiography.
While Internal Medicine separated to several sub-branches in parallel to scientific and technologic achievements complete evaluation of patient is of real importance in order to provide diagnosis with advanced evaluations and arrangement of treatment.
Internal Medicine Department includes diagnosis and treatment of upper and lower respiratory tract diseases, fevers, hypertension, diabetes, thyroid diseases, cholesterol and trygliseride elevations, digestive system disorders (gastritis, ulcers, reflux, spastic colitis etc.), liver and gall bladder diseases, lung diseases (chronic bronchitis, emphyzema, asthma etc.), kidney diseases, anemia and blood disorders, early diagnosis of cancers, rheumatic diseases, muscle and sceletal system diseases.
According to the diagnosis of internal medicine department solution of patient's all health issues are tried to be achieved with coordination of either sub-branches of internal medicine endocrinology, gastroenterology, rheumatology etc. or departments of cardiology, lung diseases, infection diseases, neurology, all surgery departments and psychiatry or by guiding the patient to the related department if necessary.
Service of General Internal Medicine includes policlinics examinations, inpatient follow up and treatment, emergency room and check-up. Check up is a periodic comprehensive health scan of an individual without any complaints performed according to the gender, age and risk factors. Owing to check-ups diagnosis of many vital diseases are done as early as possible and this increase the success rates of treatments.