Haematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood.
It involves treating a disorder that affects the production of blood and its components, such as blood cells, haemoglobin, blood proteins, bone marrow, platelets, blood vessels, spleen, and the mechanism of coagulation.
Physicians specialized in haematology are known as Haematologists.
S.C.C.H is the first hospital in Chhattisgarh possessing Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit with an advanced blood bank.
Haematoncology is related to all kinds of blood cancers that amount up to one-tenth of global cancers. The person who deals with such cases is known as a Haematoncologist
The Department of Clinical Haematology and Haemat-Oncology of the hospital looks after and treats people with blood-related disorders are:
- Leukaemia / Acute Leukemia
- Aplastic Anemia<
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Hodgkin’s & Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
- Myelodysplastic Syndrome
- Disorders of platelets like Thrombocytopenia,
- Bleeding disorders (Haemophilia and others)
- Other rare diseases.
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
The Bone Marrow Transplant unit at the hospital is holding 3 Bone marrow transplant rooms set according to international standards and dedicated to providing outstanding care and support to the patients who can be healed by transplantation therapy.
The therapy adds transplant as a treatment option for a variety of acquired and congenital disorders of children and adults including
- Acute and chronic blood conditions like Hematopoietic Malignancies,
- Anaemia and Bleeding Disorders;
- Inherited immune deficiency syndromes
- Metabolic diseases.