About the Department

Check-up is a general assessment of the health status of healthy individuals and early diagnosis of a possible disease that has not yet caused a complaint. Check up is to take care of one’s self and health. Early detection of some diseases and especially cancer is extremely important. Therefore, early diagnosis of such diseases as a result of check up scans increases the success of treatment. Early awareness and early treatment in all areas of medicine and every disease will increase the comfort of life and increase the life expectancy. The tests that should be under the control of a standard check up; blood count, blood tests evaluating organ functions (liver, kidney, etc.), sedimentation, cholesterol and lipid levels, thyroid (goiter) test, hepatitis (jaundice) test, complete urine analysis, whole abdominal ultrasonography, chest x-ray, electrocardiography and blood in stool is sought.

In addition to standardized tests, anyone over the age of 40 is recommended to have additional examinations for eye examinations, cardiological examinations and cancer screening, with or without familial risk. Those with familial risk should not wait 40 years for these tests. Those in risk group should take additional tests about the risks they carry from the age of 30s.

Another purpose of having check up is; The aim of this study is to determine the risks of disease caused by age, sex, smoking, especially hormonal periods (fertility-menopause) in women, and to investigate the risk of familial diabetes, coronary artery disease, stroke and cancer. Additional check up tests for those at risk for coronary artery disease in the family; HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, exercise test and echocardiography. Women with a family history of cancer once a year; PAP smear removal, breast ultrasonography, mammography, pulmonary function tests and lung computed tomography should be performed. Men with a family history of cancer once a year; prostate specific antigen, pulmonary function test and lung computed tomography.