Hematology: An Exploration of Blood

Hematology: An Exploration of Blood

What is hematology? Hematology is the branch of medicine dedicated to the study of blood, blood-forming organs, and blood-related disorders. This encompasses a vast spectrum, from understanding the composition and function of blood cells to diagnosing and managing...
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Introduction Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious medical condition characterized by the formation of a blood clot (thrombus) within a deep vein, a type of venous thrombosis, typically located in the legs (calf or thigh) but also potentially occurring in the...
Hb S Sickling Test

Hb S Sickling Test

Introduction The Hb (Hemoglobin) sickling test, also known as the dithionite solubility test, is a simple and rapid method used to detect the presence of sickle cell disease or sickle cell trait. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited blood disorders...