BRAIN SURGERY

It is the medical field where surgical treatments of brain, spine, spinal cord and nervous diseases are performed.Neurological Sciences Centre consists of the best team of surgeons, neurologists, anaesthesia and intensive care specialists, radiologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, physiotherapists, nurses and technicians. Diagnosis and treatment of patients, prepared by using all the facilities of technology and specialized services and intensive care. Our Center offers the services in neuro-oncology, brain surgery, vascular, epilepsy, spine surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and neuro-spinal trauma issues.

 

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Department of Brain Surgery

Neurosurgery

It is the medical field which is composed of where surgical treatments of brain, spine, spinal cord and nervous diseases are performed.

Epilepsy Surgery

The specialized neurology and neurosurgery team successfully performs epilepsy surgeries. In epilepsy, monitoring is performed. Click for detailed information www.yeditepeepilepsisiz.com

Neuro-Oncology

For Tumors derived from the brain, spinal cord or nerve membranes, pituitary gland tumors and head base tumors microsurgery methods and surgical treatment is applied.

Spinal Surgery Center

Spinal and Spinal Cord Surgery center is specialized in spinal cord and nerve surgeries. In this center, herniated disc and neck hernia operations, spinal canal narrowing and calcification that occur with aging, spinal and spinal cord tumors, congenital spinal cord and spinal disorders, scoliosis surgical treatments are performed.

Neurovascular Surgery

It includes surgery and other treatments for subarachnoid hemorrhage, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spinal cord, and some stroke cases. “By pass” surgeries are also performed in brain vascular blockages.

Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Microsurgery is treated with nerve compression, nerve and plexus incision and injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar trap neuropathies, peroneal neuropathies, meralgia parestetica.

Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery consists of 3 professors and 2 assistant professors and 4 assistant staff, experienced in general neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, neurovascular diseases, skull base surgery, epilepsy surgery, spinal diseases and tumors with a multidisciplinary approach. It is a center with fame. Founder of the department Dr. Uğur Türe is known in the world neurosurgery community especially for his successes in surgery of insula and brainstem tumors and in epilepsy surgery. The founder of the modern microsurgery, Professor of the Century, chosen as the “Man of the Century” in the 20th century, which we are honored to have in our clinic. Dr. Gazi Yaşargil continues his studies at Yeditepe University Hospitals.

We are proud to be one of the few centers in the world with our devices that facilitate surgery such as intraoperative MR, neuronavigation, O-Arm, HD neuroendoscope, intraoperative ultrasonography, and intraoperative angiography in our operating theater, which has the latest technological infrastructure of modern neurosurgery.

Neurosurgery is team work. For this reason, we work with our colleagues who are experts in the field of services such as anesthesia, neurology, pathology, physical therapy, intensive care, medical oncology in the multidisciplinary sense. In this way, we offer individualized treatment options by evaluating each patient individually.

Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery is also known for its academic activities. Organized annually in June, Istanbul Yaşargil Microneurosurgery Course is among the top courses in neurosurgery with its participants from all corners of the world and its staff of world-renowned academicians. In this course only in the world, live microsurgery, bypass and live surgery demonstration are presented together, following the applied training of the brain white matter anatomy.

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