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Dr. Kemal Unal, ACIBADEM expert in nuclear medicine: state-of-the-art therapies for advanced cases of prostate carcinoma and neuroendocrine tumors
Dr. Kemal Unal, ACIBADEM expert in nuclear medicine: state-of-the-art therapies for advanced cases of prostate carcinoma and neuroendocrine tumors

According to figures provided by the World Health Organization, prostate adenocarcinoma is the second most common cancer in men and ranks 4th in the top of the cancer types, after the lung, breast and colon. Usually, urinary problems and erectile dysfunction are symptoms that bring patients to the doctor. Prostate cancer occurs predominantly after age […] Read More
Kemal Unal, expert in nuclear medicine: diagnostic and treatment solutions for prostate cancer patients
Kemal Unal, expert in nuclear medicine: diagnostic and treatment solutions for prostate cancer patients

Prostate cancer or prostate adenocarcinoma is the second most common type of cancer in men. It is estimated that a man of 9 will have this type of cancer throughout his life. 6 out of 10 cases are diagnosed in men over 65 years of age. Detected in the early stages, prostate cancer can be […] Read More
International Patient Arrival Procedure During COVID-19
International Patient Arrival Procedure During COVID-19

Dear Guest; Thank you for trusting Acıbadem Healthcare Group for your treatment. As Acıbadem Healthcare Group we know that it can be very complicated to travel with many restrictions so we try to make the journey as smooth as possible. Please read the following instructions before your travel and get back to us if you […] Read More
All Precautions Against COVID-19
All Precautions Against COVID-19

Acibadem starts to admit patients to Turkey again The world is going through a crisis for months due to the spread of Covid-19. Several countries, including Turkey, have introduced total or partial lock down to slow the spread of the pandemic. In these circumstances Acıbadem Healthcare Group took necessary precautions and continue to support all […] Read More
STATEMENT ABOUT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
STATEMENT ABOUT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Dear Children, and Parents, Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak that affected the whole world has started spreading rapidly also in our country. This disease is most remarkably characterized by potent virulence (high infection rate) and its effect on humans through very quick progression into a pandemic. The apparently healthy people who are infected by the virus, but […] Read More
NEW RESEARCHES HAVE BEEN STARTED FOR COVID-19!
NEW RESEARCHES HAVE BEEN STARTED FOR COVID-19!

Science World studies intensively to develop protective and therapeutic methods against novel coronavirus. Turkish Scientists have started research studies as well for this virus which has also affected our country seriously. Acıbadem Health Group has started new studies regarding Covid-19 without delay with the contributions of Acıbadem University and shared them with the Ministry of […] Read More
How to successfully treat brain tumors within ACIBADEM
How to successfully treat brain tumors within ACIBADEM

The brain is the most complex structure in the human body, and on its optimal functioning relies all the functions in the body. All of this is massively disturbed when brain types develop and develop various types of tumors. Whether they are benign or malignant, they can affect important areas that are responsible for vital […] Read More
“Every infertility case is like a puzzle for me.”
“Every infertility case is like a puzzle for me.”

A visit to Doctor’s Bağış office in ACIBABEM Altunizade Hospital – where he leads the Assisted Reproduction Department – is an unique experience. Hundreds of babies pictured in photographs sent by graceful parents from all over the world are an impressive testimony of his work and dedication. In the following material, Professor Tayfun Bağış talks […] Read More
A fascinating view on immunological infertility
A fascinating view on immunological infertility

Recurrent implantation failure. Three words that are so hard to hear and bear for couples who are striving to conceive a child with the help of reproductive medicine. But this scenario happens in IVF procedures and doctors from all over the world are trying to understand how this happens and what can they do to […] Read More
Progress and debates in the IVF field
Progress and debates in the IVF field

On 10 November 1977 history was made. The very first IVF procedure was performed in the United Kingdom and on 25 July 1978 the world’s first IVF baby, Louise Brown, was born. More than 40 years after this moment, it was estimated that 8 million children had been born worldwide using IVF and other assisted […] Read More
How to treat spasticity by selective dorsal rhizotomy
How to treat spasticity by selective dorsal rhizotomy

Spasticity is a serious consequence of various forms of paralysis that may be congenital or may arise from situations such as premature birth or various accidents. Spasticity can be manifested by increased muscle tone, stiffness, contraction, pain, impaired motor development, bone and joint deformities, all of which limit the ability to move. Spasticity is also […] Read More
The definition of infertility, its main causes and recommended tests
The definition of infertility, its main causes and recommended tests

For couples that are trying hard to become parents the name of Professor Bağış draws immediate attention and brings hope. With 16 years of experience in the reproductive medicine, around 15.000 IVF cycles performed, and a very interesting point of view on the immunological infertility theory the head of Assisted Reproduction Department in ACIBADEM Altunizade […] Read More
Top Technologies That Provide Success In Treating Cerebral Tumors
Top Technologies That Provide Success In Treating Cerebral Tumors

Neurosurgery is one of the top fields in medicine. This is because doctors successfully operate and treat serious cases, and the complication rate has fallen over the past 15 years from 10-15 percent to about 2 percent. This is possible primarily because of teamwork and then treatment personalization, depending on each case. As a matter […] Read More
Robotic Surgery, the most recent solution for prostate, kidney and bladder cancer
Robotic Surgery, the most recent solution for prostate, kidney and bladder cancer

Uro-oncology is one of the areas of medicine that currently performs the best in the treatment of malignancies. That’s because doctors’ experience, state-of-the-art drugs and cutting-edge technology make the long-term healing possible. One of the best experts in the world in the treatment of malignant urological diseases is Prof. Dr. Saadettin Eskicorapci from ACIBADEM Atakent […] Read More
The danger of children being exposed to phones and tablets
The danger of children being exposed to phones and tablets

From their very first years of life, more and more children have access to TV sets, mobile phones, or tablets with bright screens. Often, these are quick ways for parents to keep children calm, reward them or convince them to eat. The negative consequences of exposure to bright screens have been confirmed by several studies. […] Read More
The importance of a strong psyche in the fight against cancer
The importance of a strong psyche in the fight against cancer

If it is detected at an early stage, a cancer has maximum chances of healing – that’s what all oncologists say. But there are situations where advanced stage cancer can evolve better than one onset. For the time being, it is not known precisely why some patients survive more than others, given the precise diagnosis […] Read More
The importance of ophthalmic consultation in children and the negative effects of exposure to bright screens
The importance of ophthalmic consultation in children and the negative effects of exposure to bright screens

Do not neglect the baby’s sight in her first year of life! This is the recommendation of top pediatric ophthalmologists who frequently diagnose ocular problems in children. Among these, the most common are refractive errors (large diopters), strabismus, nystagmus, but also cataract or glaucoma. “Babies should be examined for the first time when 3 months […] Read More
Robotic Surgery Reduces Risk of Erectile Dysfunction in Prostate Cancer Patients
Robotic Surgery Reduces Risk of Erectile Dysfunction in Prostate Cancer Patients

Along with lung and colorectal cancer, prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancers among men. The exact causes of prostate cancer are not fully known, but the risk factors include smoking, genetic inheritance and fat excess. The risk of developing prostate cancer increases with age, so specialists recommend that the PSA […] Read More
The importance of minimal invasive pediatric surgery
The importance of minimal invasive pediatric surgery

The importance of minimal invasive pediatric surgery explained by a doctor who has performed thousands of such procedures Professor Burak Tander, a doctor with a huge pediatric surgery experience, is known for very difficult cases he manages to solve through minimal invasive surgery techniques. Out of almost 10.000 surgeries performed so far in his career, […] Read More
The main surgical problems in children
The main surgical problems in children

There are many reasons why infants, small children or adolescents may need surgery and the moment they do, the family needs to go to a hospital with a high-quality pediatric department. Prof. Dr. Burak Tander, a very experienced pediatric surgeon, leads such a department at ACIBADEM Atakent Hospital. Professor Tander speaks in the following material […] Read More
The Most Common Ophthalmic Diseases in Children and Modern Treatment Solutions
The Most Common Ophthalmic Diseases in Children and Modern Treatment Solutions

Eye problems in children are often congenital, but they can also occur as a result of accidents or trauma. The first assessment of vision in children is made when the baby begins to move his eye, at 3 months. If the doctor suspects a problem, then he recommends visiting a pediatric ophthalmologist. It can make […] Read More
The Role of Nuclear Medicine in Cancer Detection and Treatment
The Role of Nuclear Medicine in Cancer Detection and Treatment

Nuclear medicine is an important branch of cancer detection and treatment that combines doctors’ experience, cutting-edge technologies and radiopharmaceutical efficacy. The radiopharmaceuticals are injected into the body, they can reveal tumors, metastases, can be useful in evaluating the success of therapy, and can help establish a treatment plan. Body action of radiopharmaceuticals is assessed using […] Read More
Modern glasses prevent over-correction in children
Modern glasses prevent over-correction in children

Medicine is nowadays unthinkable without technology, and one of the areas where great progress has been made over the last 20 years is the eye diseases in children. Detected and treated on time, ophthalmic diseases can be resolved by surgery, wearing glasses, patches, contact lenses, and orthoptics. Ophthalmologist Mürüvvet Ayten Tüzünalp from ACIBADEM Altunizade Hospital […] Read More
The importance of an experienced team in the cleft lift/palate treatment
The importance of an experienced team in the cleft lift/palate treatment

Prof. Dr. Hakan Ağır: The importance of an experienced team in the cleft lift/palate treatment “If you are not doing these surgeries quite often, you shouldn’t be touching the patient”. These are the words of a world-renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon specialized in cleft surgery, Professor Hakan Ağır, an ACIBADEM expert, also known as the […] Read More
The importance of high-quality pediatric services
The importance of high-quality pediatric services

Children patients are not just younger adult patients, some smaller sized patients with pretty much the same kind of illnesses, as Professor Burak Tander – a doctor with a huge pediatric surgery experience – often says. They have very different diseases; they need to be treated with different surgical approach and treatment methods. The role […] Read More
Top radiopharmaceuticals used ACIBADEM experts to detect and treat cancer
Top radiopharmaceuticals used ACIBADEM experts to detect and treat cancer

To be successfully treated, a cancer should be detected as early as possible, and should be addressed in multidisciplinary specialist committees, including doctors of various medical specialties, surgeons, oncologists, radiotherapists, anatomopathologists, imaging experts and nuclear medicine. If a cancer is not treated multidisciplinary, the chances of successful treatment decrease. Also, if it is detected in […] Read More
The Importance of PET-CT in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
The Importance of PET-CT in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer

PET-CT is an investigation that today is part of the protocol for the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of many cancers. PET-CT deals with nuclear medicine experts – a cutting-edge field in modern medicine – whose applications are of utmost utility in cancers, but also in other disorders. There are over 100 types of malignancies, and […] Read More
Cleft lift and cleft palate – the causes known so far and the difficulty of the diagnosis
Cleft lift and cleft palate – the causes known so far and the difficulty of the diagnosis

Prof. Dr. Hakan Ağır – an ACIBADEM expert and a world-renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon – is famous especially for the hundreds of cases of cleft surgeries he has performed during his career. In the following material, the doctor speaks about these diagnoses that may frighten families: the cleft lift and the cleft palate. More […] Read More
Cleft lift and cleft palate – all about the causes, diagnosis and treatment
Cleft lift and cleft palate – all about the causes, diagnosis and treatment

Statistically, 1 in 1.000 children is born with cleft lip and cleft palate – birth defects that occur when a baby’s lip or mouth do not form properly during pregnancy. A cleft lip happens if the tissue that makes up the lip does not join completely before birth, and this results in an opening in […] Read More
Cleft lift and cleft palate – all about the best surgical treatment
Cleft lift and cleft palate – all about the best surgical treatment

Children diagnosed with cleft lift and cleft palate will go, on average, through 5-6 surgeries until they reach 18 years old. They will develop a strong and special relationship with the surgeon that will help them have a normal life, with a normal capacity of speech, with a very close to normal physical aspect. It’s […] Read More
How does the technology leaps influence cancer’s treatment
How does the technology leaps influence cancer’s treatment

Surgery, radiotherapy and drug therapies are the three important components of oncological treatment. Depending on each case, the disease stage and the location of malignant tumors, physicians recommend the association of several types of therapies, including surgery, chemotherapy, targeted treatments and immunotherapy, and last but not least, radiotherapy belts. Radiotherapy has evolved greatly over the […] Read More
3 important aspects that radiotherapy patients need to know
3 important aspects that radiotherapy patients need to know

Radiotherapy is an important component of oncology treatment and contributes successfully to increasing patients’ life expectancy. Technologies have evolved much so that today it is possible to irradiate and treat tumors more accurately, with fewer side effects, and healing chances of over 90 percent. There are some important issues that radiation patients should be aware […] Read More
Latest therapies for pancreatic tumors
Latest therapies for pancreatic tumors

Every day, approximately 1,200 people worldwide receive the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Thus, out of the total of 18 million cancer cases registered globally in 2018, nearly 450,000* were patients with malignant tumors located in one of the most important glands in the body: the pancreas. It has two important roles in the body, besides […] Read More
Modern Solutions in Treating Chronic Pancreatitis
Modern Solutions in Treating Chronic Pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease of the pancreas, affecting 50 out of 100,000 people. It occurs especially in men aged between 30 and 40 years, and the disease is not reversible., Over the time, inflammation of the pancreas can progress and lead to total organ dysfunction resulting in diabetes and pancreatic insufficiency. Up to […] Read More
The Role of Radiotherapy in Successfully Treating Cancer
The Role of Radiotherapy in Successfully Treating Cancer

According to estimates by the Global Cancer Observatory, the number of cancer patients is growing worldwide: more than 18 million people were diagnosed with various types of malignant tumors in 2018. But in parallel with the increase in the number of cases, new drugs are emerging, the results are improving, the experience of doctors is […] Read More
International symposium
International symposium

It is our great pleasure to announce our International symposium “Modern approaches in diagnosis and treatments to Hepatobiliary Cancers and Liver Transplant – Where are we? Where are we going?” to be held at the Hotel Aleksandar in Nis, Serbia. The world of Oncology is an exciting area in which to work, and our aim […] Read More
The comfort brought on by robotics in treatment of prostate cancer
The comfort brought on by robotics in treatment of prostate cancer

THE OPERATIONS THAT ARE PERFORMED WITH ROBOTIC SURGERY SYSTEMS STAND OUT IN THE TREATMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER. THE SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE ROBOTIC TECHNIQUE MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR SURGERY TO YIELD EFFICIENT RESULTS. Prostate cancer, which is one of the most common cancer types encountered in men, is nearing the end of its days as […] Read More
The era of radiation in treatment of lung cancer
The era of radiation in treatment of lung cancer

The treatment methods for lung cancer, one of the most common cancer types, continue to develop further with each passing day. The developments in the field of radiation oncology are particularly helpful in achievement of successful results in elimination of tumors and extension of survival times. Throughout the world, lung cancer is the first disease […] Read More
Risk increases by 7 times with presence of prostate cancer in family history
Risk increases by 7 times with presence of prostate cancer in family history

Going for annual medical checkups enables early diagnosis Prostate is an organ positioned under the urinary bladder and performs the functions of reproduction and sperm maturation. However, while prostate is normally the size of a walnut, it may be enlarged after the age 40 and reach the size of a tangerine or even an orange. […] Read More
Super anticancer technologies in the newest Acibadem hospital
Super anticancer technologies in the newest Acibadem hospital

Efficient treatment of malign tumors, reduced to minimum therapy time, increased protection of healthy tissue. These are, in short, the performances of the new devices that can be accessed today by the patients of Acibadem clinics. These are available in the newest Acibadem hospital, Altunizade, since March 2017. Prof. Dr. Meriç Şengöz, radiotherapy specialist at […] Read More
A QUICK HAIR TRANSPLANT SOLUTION: DHI
A QUICK HAIR TRANSPLANT SOLUTION: DHI

Hair loss is the most significant cosmetic problem which men suffer. In cases where the hair cannot be recovered through medical treatments, hair transplantation becomes the only option. Since hair transplantation methods offer a permanent solution for women as well, the rate at which they are used increases with each passing day. One of these […] Read More
MRI compatible miniature wireless pacemakers
MRI compatible miniature wireless pacemakers

In cases of heart disease or arrhythmia in healthy people, the heart operates in a different way. The irregularity in the beats, which can be slow, fast or dotted with pauses, manifests itself with a series of symptoms that range between palpitations and fainting. There are various treatment methods developed for the different operation modes […] Read More
How are robotic surgery procedures carried out while the heart is beating?
How are robotic surgery procedures carried out while the heart is beating?

Interview with Professor Cem Alhan, cardiovascular surgeon in Acıbadem Healthcare Group Turkey The procedures performed under robotic cardiac surgery are the same as the ones performed under open heart surgery, only the access points and methods differ. For instance, this objective can be repair of a dysfunctional valve, replacement of a structurally impaired valve with […] Read More
DOES YOUR BABY MANIFEST THESE SYMPTOMS?
DOES YOUR BABY MANIFEST THESE SYMPTOMS?

Each year, one million babies across the world are born with congenital heart diseases. There are over 200 congenital heart diseases, among which developmental disorders of the ventricles and auricles, holes in the chambers of the heart and cardiac valve disorders are prominent. However, there is news which put the mind at ease: Owing to […] Read More
Medical technology brings hope to millions of hearing-impaired
Medical technology brings hope to millions of hearing-impaired

March 3rd World Ear and Hearing Day Medical technology brings hope to millions of hearing-impaired **THE METHOD THAT PUTS AN END TO THE GREAT SILENCE: COCHLEAR IMPLANT ** It is estimates that there are nearly 3 million hearing impaired people in Turkey. Some are inflicted at birth and some develop symptoms later which cause them to […] Read More
5 Important Symptoms of Tongue Cancer
5 Important Symptoms of Tongue Cancer

Do not underestimate canker sores! 5 IMPORTANT SYMPTOMS OF TONGUE CANCER! If there is an ulcerous lesion with irregular edges on your tongue and it has not retrogressed in weeks or even months or it continues to grow, you must consult an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist immediately. The canker sores which you dismiss as […] Read More
Prof. Dr. Remzi Emiroğlu, expert in liver transplant – about Acıbadem performances
Prof. Dr. Remzi Emiroğlu, expert in liver transplant – about Acıbadem performances

Liver transplant is one of the most complicated interventions in surgery, and for many patients it is a chance for a new normal healthy life. **Turkey is one of the countries from the top list with the best rates of success in liver transplant, and the Acıbadem clinics have a very good performance in this […] Read More
6 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT BARIATRIC SURGERY
6 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT BARIATRIC SURGERY

“Bariatric surgery poses a risk of death…” “I would have to use powerful drugs after surgery…” Misconceptions such as these, which are spread among the public rapidly, can cause people suffering from obesity to avoid undergoing gastrectomy procedures. As a result, such patients are forced to live with serious health problems such as diabetes, high […] Read More
Treatment of Parkinson’s disease is supported with brain pacemakers
Treatment of Parkinson’s disease is supported with brain pacemakers

Treatment of Parkinson’s disease is supported with brain pacemakers Parkinson’s disease, which affects patients’ quality of life adversely through problems such as tremor in hands, slowness of movements, difficulty in walking and muscle stiffness, is initially taken under control with drug therapy. When drug therapy is insufficient or the drugs cause too many side effects, […] Read More
New Applications in the Field of In Vitro Fertilization
New Applications in the Field of In Vitro Fertilization

The developments in the field of in vitro fertilization, which is considered to be the only method for many couples to have children, have significantly increased the rate of success for the treatment. Let us take a closer look to these developments that range from a reduction in drug use to cryopreservation of embryos. In […] Read More
CyberKnife Radiotherapy with Robotic Radiosurgery
CyberKnife Radiotherapy with Robotic Radiosurgery

Millimetric Accuracy Radiosurgery CYBERKNIFE It is used in the treatment of tumors requiring a complex operation, non-operable tumors or tumors which could not be treated via classic radiotherapy. What is CyberKnife? CyberKnife is the robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat cancer anywhere in the body. With the help of this system, radiation beam is used focally […] Read More
Beware of Postmenopausal Bleeding!
Beware of Postmenopausal Bleeding!

It is essential for women to consider any bleeding which is outside the menstruation cycle as abnormal and take it seriously. This issue becomes even more critical in cases of bleeding that occurs in women who have physiologically entered menopause since such a symptom can be indicative of cancer. Professor İlkkan Dünder, a gynecologist/obstetrician and gynecologic […] Read More
A new method: Aortic Valves Made From The “Cardiac Membrane”
A new method: Aortic Valves Made From The “Cardiac Membrane”

Aortic valve diseases, which can be congenital or acquired, both reduce the quality of life and have the potential for reaching stages in which they are life-threatening. Therefore, when an individual manifests symptoms such as becoming easily exhausted, shortness of breath, fainting spells and chest pain with the heart being adversely affected by these problems, […] Read More
They said it was psychological but it turned out to be a ‘tumor’!
They said it was psychological but it turned out to be a ‘tumor’!

It was getting increasingly harder for her to walk. She went to many doctors in her country but could not find an answer to her problem. Not only could she not find a solution, she couldn’t even get a diagnosis of what the problem was. It was said to her that if she was operated […] Read More
The era of radiation in treatment of lung cancer
The era of radiation in treatment of lung cancer

THE TREATMENT METHODS FOR LUNG CANCER, ONE OF THE MOST COMMON CANCER TYPES, CONTINUE TO DEVELOP FURTHER WITH EACH PASSING DAY. THE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY ARE PARTICULARLY HELPFUL IN ACHIEVEMENT OF SUCCESSFUL RESULTS IN ELIMINATION OF TUMORS AND EXTENSION OF SURVIVAL TIMES. Throughout the world, lung cancer is the first disease […] Read More
International symposium “Updated Oncological Guidelines in Previous Year”
International symposium “Updated Oncological Guidelines in Previous Year”

It is our great pleasure to announce our International symposium “Updated Oncological Guidelines in Previous Year” to be held at the Hotel Aleksandar in Nis, Serbia. The world of Oncology is an exciting area in which to work, and our aim is to meet and bring inspired people together in meetings like this, to ensure […] Read More
Kidney-friendly Tomography
Kidney-friendly Tomography

The constantly developing technologies have made it possible for computed tomography to be performed with lower amounts of radiation and contrast agents. As the side effects of the method decrease in this way, its use in the field of conservation medicine increases. Currently, Computed Tomography (CT) is a life-saving method which is very beneficial in […] Read More
Cleft Lip-Palate Problem Is Not A Destiny!
Cleft Lip-Palate Problem Is Not A Destiny!

Similitudes between people hurt children! Such expressions as ‘rabbit lip’, ‘wolf mouth’ are in fact thought to be innocent or even cute while talking about the problem of cleft lip-palate. However, such similitudes cause inflicting a deep wound in little hearts especially in childhood! Professor Hakan Ağır, an aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist at Acıbadem […] Read More
Using the most performant technique in lung cancer
Using the most performant technique in lung cancer

Prof Dr. Semih Halezeroglu is one of the best specialists in the world successfully treating lung cancer and among the first in the world to use the most performant technique in surgeries for this disease. In Acibadem hospitals from Istanbul, medical teams remove lung tumors using single incision thoracoscopic surgery. Prof. Dr. Semih Halezeroglu’s team […] Read More
Brain tumors can be treated %99
Brain tumors can be treated %99

The field of neurosurgery focuses on the central and peripheral nervous systems which include both the brain and the spinal cord, as well as the surgical conditions related to these systems. Professor Necmettin Pamir, the head of the Neurosurgery Department at Acıbadem Kozyatağı Hospital, states that the mortality rate associated with brain tumor operations has […] Read More
Istanbul: The Mecca of Hair Transplants
Istanbul: The Mecca of Hair Transplants

Source: EL PAIS If you have been to Istanbul in recent years, you may have noticed the groups of men passing by between the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, or through Taksim Avenue, with shaven heads and headbands. Some tourists even ask if they belong to some sort of extremist Islamic sect. They do not; they […] Read More
Become Younger With Soundwaves
Become Younger With Soundwaves

It is possible for the skin that becomes loose on the face, neck and décolleté as one’s age increases to become firm again without requiring surgery. The focused soundwaves that are delivered to the skin through ultrasound technology tighten the skin and provide a younger look. Problems that arise particularly after the age of 40, […] Read More
Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer & Nutrition for fighting breast cancer
Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer & Nutrition for fighting breast cancer

Regular checkups are vital for early diagnosis of breast cancer, which is among the most common cancers in women. Women who are not at risk of breast cancer should also undergo annual and regular mammography examinations after the age of 40. In women with a family history of breast cancer, however, undergoing regular medical checkups […] Read More
New treatment methods in breast cancer
New treatment methods in breast cancer

Far more superior to mammography! Diagnosing and treating breast cancer in the earliest stage is now much easier. New studies have shown that the capacity of tomosynthesis for detection of cancer is 40% higher than that of mammography. Tomosynthesis also reduces the possibility of wrong diagnosis and unnecessary biopsy because the pressure applied on the […] Read More
What you need to know about cerebral palsy-associated spasticity
What you need to know about cerebral palsy-associated spasticity

Cerebral palsy, which causes permanent adverse effects in the brain, occurs when there is a brain injury during or after birth. Cerebral palsy manifests itself in the form of abnormalities in movement and shape, and consists of varying types, depending on the location of the injury in the brain. What is spasticity? Spasticity is the […] Read More
What are the symptoms of cerebral palsy?
What are the symptoms of cerebral palsy?

Pregnant women are just as careful and caring for their babies as the ones who have given birth. However, there are some circumstances which lead to irreversible consequences outside of their control. One of these is cerebral palsy, also known as brain paralysis. The most common result of cerebral palsy is spasticity, which involves restriction […] Read More
WHAT IS CEREBRAL PALSY?
WHAT IS CEREBRAL PALSY?

Cerebral palsy (brain paralysis), defined as a disorder of the musculoskeletal system, is a problem which over 17 million people in the world are fighting. This disorder develops due to a brain injury that may occur during pregnancy, birth or the neonatal period. In many cases, however, the exact cause is unknown. The injury which […] Read More
STEM CELL METHOD FOR ARTHRITIS IN KNEES
STEM CELL METHOD FOR ARTHRITIS IN KNEES

Arthritis in knees, in other words corrosion of cartilage is a disease that majorly decreases the quality of life due to severe pain in knees as well as limitation of movement. Nowadays , it is not only a problem for elderly, but also for individuals below the age of 35 due to uncontrolled sport and […] Read More
MENISCUS TEARS CAN OCCUR AT ANY AGE
MENISCUS TEARS CAN OCCUR AT ANY AGE

DO NOT BE SURPRISED, THEY CAN EVEN HAPPEN IN CHILDREN! THIS CONDITION, WHICH IS RATHER KNOWN AS AN ADULT DISEASE, CAN ALSO BE ENCOUNTERED IN CHILDREN AFTER AGE 10. Meniscus tears, which we all have referred to as an “athlete’s disease” for many years, are also misconceived by many. While most people think that meniscusis […] Read More
THE COMFORT BROUGHT ON BY ROBOTICS
THE COMFORT BROUGHT ON BY ROBOTICS

THE COMFORT BROUGHT ON BY ROBOTICS IN TREATMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER THE OPERATIONS THAT ARE PERFORMED WITH ROBOTIC SURGERY SYSTEMS STAND OUT IN THE TREATMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER. THE SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE ROBOTIC TECHNIQUE MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR SURGERY TO YIELD EFFICIENT RESULTS. Prostate cancer, which is one of the most common cancer types […] Read More
WOMEN ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO HAVE GALLSTONES
WOMEN ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO HAVE GALLSTONES

STONES THAT ARE FORMED IN THE GALLBLADDER, WHICH HELPS THE SMALL INTESTINE IN FAT DIGESTION, DEVELOP WITHOUT MANIFESTING ANY SYMPTOMS AND AFFECT LIFE QUALITY ADVERSELY. DELAYS ON THE TREATMENT OF THIS DISORDER, WHICH IS TWICE AS COMMON IN WOMEN THAN MEN, CAN BE LIFE-THREATENING. Gallstones, which constitute one of the problems that affect the digestive […] Read More
PEDIATRIC BRAIN SURGERY GIVES HOPE TO PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
PEDIATRIC BRAIN SURGERY GIVES HOPE TO PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

Often, the treatment of deeply located brain tumors that occur in childhood makes patients smile thanks to the expert surgeons and advanced technology in the field. Early diagnosis of these tumors that require much more experience than those on the surface saves lives. Our brains regulate our bodies like a conductor of an orchestra. Deeply […] Read More
Nuclear medicine is the new ally of early diagnosis
Nuclear medicine is the new ally of early diagnosis

Nuclear medicine is the field of medicine in which various diseases are diagnosed and treated through use of radioactive materials. Nevertheless, people tend to find it a little frightening because of the involvement of the words “nuclear” and “radiation”. In reality, the developments in this field have importance for early diagnosis of many diseases. This, […] Read More
THORACOSCOPIC ANTERIOR TETHERING
THORACOSCOPIC ANTERIOR TETHERING

TREATING SCOLIOSIS WITHOUT APPLYING FUSION Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering for Idiopathic Scoliosis Dr. Alanay Performs First Thorascoscopic Non-Fusion Operation Outside the United States Today, the standard surgical treatment of the scoliosis is spinal fusion—a procedure that stabilizes the spine with screws and rods. Based on the location of the curve, fusion can be performed either […] Read More
LADIES, WATCH OUT FOR THESE TYPES OF CANCER!
LADIES, WATCH OUT FOR THESE TYPES OF CANCER!

Currently, women’s cancers constitute the majority of oncologic diseases that are encountered most frequently. Specialists state that regular screening and early diagnosis are essential in both protection and recovery from these disorders through effective treatment. While lung, prostate and breast cancers are the first ones to come to mind when the word “cancer” is mentioned, […] Read More
LAPAROSCOPY AND ROBOTIC SURGERY, PERFECT SOLUTIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH CERVICAL CANCER
LAPAROSCOPY AND ROBOTIC SURGERY, PERFECT SOLUTIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH CERVICAL CANCER

If identified early, the condition is 95% curable Over 500 000 women all over the world are diagnosed early with cervical cancer and 250 000 of them lose the battle because of this illness. For our country, this subject is a delicate one since we are top of the list in Europe both regarding the […] Read More
INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, A SOLUTION FOR MANY PATIENTS WITH CANCER AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, A SOLUTION FOR MANY PATIENTS WITH CANCER AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

Currently, interventional radiology saves the health and life of many patients through advanced medical technology. Specialists use cutting-edge devices in order to identify serious conditions and to apply efficient therapies, everything with minimum adverse effects and maximum comfort for the patient. The interventional radiology specialists of ACIBADEM centers talk about the current performances of this […] Read More
3 Important Aspects That Radiotherapy Patients Need To Know
3 Important Aspects That Radiotherapy Patients Need To Know

Radiotherapy is an important component of oncology treatment and contributes successfully to increasing patients’ life expectancy. Technologies have evolved much so that today it is possible to irradiate and treat tumors more accurately, with fewer side effects, and healing chances of over 90 percent. There are some important issues that radiation patients should be aware […] Read More
How Does The Technology Leaps Influence Cancer’s Treatment
How Does The Technology Leaps Influence Cancer’s Treatment

Surgery, radiotherapy and drug therapies are the three important components of oncological treatment. Depending on each case, the disease stage and the location of malignant tumors, physicians recommend the association of several types of therapies, including surgery, chemotherapy, targeted treatments and immunotherapy, and last but not least, radiotherapy belts. Radiotherapy has evolved greatly over the […] Read More
Latest Therapies For Pancreatic Tumors
Latest Therapies For Pancreatic Tumors

Every day, approximately 1,200 people worldwide receive the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Thus, out of the total of 18 million cancer cases registered globally in 2018, nearly 450,000* were patients with malignant tumors located in one of the most important glands in the body: the pancreas. It has two important roles in the body, besides […] Read More
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