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The HUG Hematology Division participates in the undergraduate and postgraduate training of physicians.
Physicians of the Hematology Division participate in the following training modules of the Geneva Faculty of Medicine:
The HUG Hematology Division ensures the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients with benign and malignant blood , soft tissue, and lymphatic diseases.
It is also the reference center of French-speaking Switzerland for hematopoietic stem cell allotransplantation
(transplantation from a donor to a recipient).
The medical team and nursing staff of the Division manage care of outpatients or inpatients at its various units and offices:
Currently, the laboratory processes over 180,000 samples each year, primarily for the HUG care units but also for Swiss hospitals and laboratories outside of the HUG.
The services are quite varied, ranging from routine tests (51%) to specialized tests for congenital or acquired hemostasis disorders (19%) and monitoring of anticoagulant treatment for venous thromboembolic disease (30%).Find the complete list of laboratory services
Routine tests are performed 24/7 every day of the year through the joint effort of the teams of the Hemostasis Laboratory and the Hematology Laboratory on a shared technical platform.
Specialized tests are performed exclusively by the team of the Hemostasis Laboratory, comprised of 5 technicians, a biologist in charge of technique and quality, and a physician managing the laboratory. The Hemostasis Laboratory works in close collaboration with the Hemostasis Unit, in particular for expert clinical assessment of the laboratory results.