Important Tests


What is the CBC (Complete blood count)? What are the normal values?

Complete blood count (hemogram) is an easy, practical and reliable test to diagnose many diseases such as infection, leukemia (blood cancer) and anemia.


What is an Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)? Procedure, risks and results

ECG, or electrocardiogram, is the process of recording and analyzing electrical activity produced by heart cells that enables the heart to function.


What is Down Syndrome? Causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments

Down syndrome is a genetic difference that occurs as a result of extra chromosome replication in one of the chromosome pairs.


Angiography (Angiogram): Preparation, procedure, results and risks

Angiography is an examination of blood vessels under X-rays using a kind of medical dye. It is performed by physicians in the angio laboratories.


What is pathology? What does a pathologist do? Tests and reports

Pathology detects changes occurred in tissues and cells by using special methods. A pathologist evaluates the samples taken for diagnosis and writes reports indicating the diagnosis.


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