Screening program for smokers

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Screening program for smokers

Everybody shall undergo the complete examination of respiratory system, and lungs and bronchi in particular, at least once a year. This is especially true for smokers, both active and passive. Smoking causes gruesome diseases for the whole organism, but lungs are most often at risk. Complex lungs screening at Anadolu Medical Center in Turkey is a comprehensive check-up. This includes pneumological examination, respiratory function test, thoracic computed tomography with assessment of coronary arteries calcification, and carotid artery X-ray. Examination of lungs and bronchi is carried out using an advanced medical equipment allowing detection of the slightest deviations and abnormalities in the respiratory system. What was previously impossible to identify by the lungs examination and resulted in fatal consequences, now can be quite easily detected and neutralized by correct treatment. Lungs examination is recommended to everyone, even if they seem to be very healthy, but there are some categories of people subject to special risk:
  • smokers, because they are subject to harmful exposure;
  • ex-smokers, because the dangerous disease may develop even years after smoking cessation;
  • passive smokers, because they are subject to risk too.
Examination of lungs in our center is carried out by qualified specialists in the most thorough manner. They use the method of respiratory function test, proven to be effective in detection of dangerous abnormalities. Having examination of lungs in our center, you can feel certain that the physicians do not omit even the smallest detail or particular. It is also carried out in atmosphere of maximum comfort and tranquility for the patient.
Examinations
  • Pneumological Examination
Radiological Imaging
  • Thorax Computed Tomography (CT)- Combi Scan (with coronary calcium scoring)
  • Carotid (RDUS) (bilateral)
Function Test
  • Respiratory Function Test
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