Important Tests

Antibody: Function, Effect on the Immunity and the Coronavirus Treatment

An antibody, also known as immunoglobulin, is a Y-shaped protein which fights foreign substances as a part of the immune system.

What is creatinine? What does it do? Causes of high and low levels

Creatinine is a natural waste product formed in the body with daily muscle activities. It is filtered by the kidneys and excreted via urine.

Ultrasound scans: Purpose, Procedure, Preparation and Results

Ultrasound is a medical imaging technique to examine the body and the organs. It is very common in diagnosis, treatments and biopsies.


What is CT scan? Procedure, types and risks of Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography (CT) scan is a medical imaging technique using X-rays and a computer to give us detailed images of the internal parts of the body.

What is a Pap smear test? Procedure, results and frequency

A Pap smear (Smear test or Pap test) helps prevent cervical cancer in women by detecting cellular changes in the cervix that may be caused by HPV.


What is MRI? How does it work? What does magnetic resonance do?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) creates cross-sectional images of organs and tissues in the body using magnetic field and computer generated radio waves.


What is Mammography? Procedure, risks and results

Mammography is an imaging method using low-energy X-rays, particularly for imaging breast tissue. It’s very important for early detection of breast cancer.

Complete blood count: What are the normal values of hemogram test?

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

Electrocardiogram (EKG & 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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