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  • What is Bronchoscopy?

    Bronchoscopy is the process of internal imaging the airways, i.e. the main trachea and bronchial tree. During this process, the anatomy of the throat, larynx, trachea and bronchial tree is examined.

    There are many medical reasons for bronchoscopy. Two major reasons are:

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  • Electromyography (EMG)

    EMG (electromyography) is a method of examination of the health status of the structures by measuring the electrical properties of the muscles, nerves and nerve roots. EMG examination has two parts: examination of nerves and examination of muscles. Depending on the diagnosis, both or only one of them may be needed.

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  • Radiotherapy for lung tumours

    Prof Dr Hale Çalgar, specialist in radiation oncology, Anadolu Medical Centre

    Lung tumours are among the most frequently occurring neoplasms, the treatment of which requires simultaneous administration of several methods, radiotherapy being the one which is most commonly used either alone, or in combination. Surgery is the first choice in primary tumours (stage 1 and stage 2) and in more than 70% per cent of the cases the outcome is full healing. In case of comorbidity, however, the first choice for treatment radiotherapy is. It assists for increasing patient’s survivability when metastases are found in the lung or if there is primary tumour recurrence.

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