About Neurosurgery Department
Thanks to advanced technology and neuroradiological imaging systems, inaccessibility of the brain and spinal cord has been overcomed and currently all types of interventions have become safely applicable. CT, MRI, and Central Nervous System angiography provide information on the nature and localization of diseases.
Extremely delicate operations are being performed using such methods as microscopy, navigation, CUSA, laser, and stereotaxis. Operations, which would have resulted in deaths or permanent impairments previously, now end up with recovery. employs this high technology and offers highest-quality services in neurosurgery through intensive care facilities and an experienced staff. In spinal diseases, disc surgery is being performed using open, closed, and micro methods and moreover, spinal canal narrowings and spinal fixations are being performed by anterior, lateral, and other approaches. The spinal cord itself is being intervened in by laser CUSA and microscopy.
For traumas, both intensive care and surgical services are being offered on a 24-hour basis and injuries of the central nervous system and the spine are being treated. In addition, treatments of traumatic or tumoral bone losses are being performed, achieving functional and cosmetic outcomes. For vascular diseases of the brain and the spinal cord, interventions are being performed using microsurgical techniques and microscopes, resulting in recovery. Pediatric neurosurgery, congenital diseases, pediatric brain and spinal diseases are being treated surgically.
Peripheral neurological diseases, neuronal compressions and injuries and when necessary, neuronal transplantations are being performed using micro-anastomosis techniques. Through coordinated work of the neurosurgery, neurology, and neuroradiology departments, occlusions of the blood vessels are eliminated by the use of medications, stents, or direct surgical methods and permanent damages are likely to be prevented in case of a brain stroke.
Neurosurgical patients applying to able to have definitive diagnoses in a short time by means of the nuclear diagnosis, computed tomography and magnetic resonance, and angiography units serving on a 24-hour basis. Neurosurgical operations are performed in modern surgical rooms equipped with laminar airflow and HEPA filters, with the support given by the most reliable anesthesia teams in their field.
Neurosurgical patients are given pre- and post-operative care in intensive care units equipped with the most recent technological facilities, using most advanced treatment protocols.
About NEUROLOGY Department
The scientific innovations in today's medicine have also affected neurological sciences and today, neurology has sub specialties as well. Subspecialty units are present at well organized neurology departments. Various neurological diseases can be diagnosed and treated with the collaboration of neurologists from different subspecialties. Memorial Neurology department operates with this cooperation concept.
Neurology department deals with conditions like, cerebrovascular diseases, headache, epilepsy, peripheral nerve diseases, muscle diseases, multiple sclerosis and sleep disorders. Neurologists often consult patients of other medical branches upon request. The nervous system might also be affected by other diseases; in that case consultation of neurologist is required.
Developed laboratories contribute to modern medical implementations. Laboratory services are very important in diagnosing and treating neurological diseases. Our radiology department which has an important role in diagnosing cardiovascular diseases operates 24/7 and supports us with CT, MRI, Angiography and Invasive Neuroradiology applications.
Main Neurology Laboratories are:
EEG Laboratory: To diagnose various diseases, particularly epilepsy and consciousness disorders.
EMG and Stimulus Response Laboratory: To diagnose sleeping disorders, nerve and muscle diseases.