Haematology unit in UMSC provides cares of various blood disorders that include benign and malignant diseases. The malignant diseases include Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, acute leukaemias, chronic leukaemias, myeloproliferative neoplasms (essential thrombocythemia, polycythemia vera, myelofibrosis), myelodysplastic syndrome and multiple myeloma. The benign diseases in haematology are anaemias (iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency, thalassaemia, aplastic anaemias, paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria),immunethrombocythopenia purpura, platelet disorders and venous thromboembolism. The services we provide include blood transfusion, chemotherapy, venesection (removal of blood) and bone marrow examination.
UMSC has the advantage of strong laboratory support from UMMC. UMMC lab is one of the most comprehensive in the country and it is equipped with up-to-date technology that is essential in providing accurate diagnosis in haematology. Our robust lab with fast turnaround time provides basic blood tests to complicated investigations such as genetic tests. Haematology services in UMSC is also has a strong backup from UMMC self-sustained blood bank that provides all blood products such as packed red cells, plasma, platelet, and cryoprecipitate.