NEUROLOGY

İstanbul Cerrahi - Neurology

Neurology

The Istanbul Surgical Hospital, Neurology Department offers high quality and efficient healthcare services by its specialist doctors by means of multi-disciplinary teamwork in the light of scientific data.

At our Neurological Department the following services are provided:
• Out-patient diagnosis and treatment,
• Emergency neurology,
• In-patient diagnosis and treatment,
• Electrodiagnostic neurology and
• Consultation.
The Neurological Department offers diagnosis, treatment and follow-up in a multi-disciplinary system with Neurosurgery, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Radiology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Internal Diseases, Intensive Care and Reanimation Units, Biochemistry and Microbiology laboratories.

Neurology Units:
Cerebrovascular Disease Unit: It provides service in coordination with the emergency neurology service, neuroradiology unit, neurosurgery and intensive care unit in cerebrovascular diseases characterized by obstruction and hemorrhage. The neuroradiology unit provides computer brain tomography, magnetic resonance monitoring, Doppler ultrasound, digital subtraction angiography, and interventional radiology, if necessary. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation is offered during the treatment, and if necessary, botox is practiced on patients with paralysis.

Epilepsy Unit: Diagnosis and treatment for the epileptic disease and syndromes in children and adults are provided with help of the comprehensive EEG laboratory. In addition to routine EEG during sleep and when awake, video-monitoring and long and short-term EEG examinations are performed.
At the Pain Unit, migraine, tension type headaches, vascular headaches, head and neck neuralgia, lower-back and neck pains are diagnosed and treated.

Vertigo Unit: Definitive diagnosis, treatment and follow-up are provided for vertigo. Detailed tests and maneuvers are performed in cooperation with our ENT unit, when necessary, and the patients are followed up in coordination with other branches when required.

Movement Disorders Unit: Diagnosis and treatment are provided for movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, tremor, dystonia, chore, blepherospasm, hemifacial spasm, restless leg syndrome. Additionally, botulinum toxin is applied at the movement disorders unit.

Behavioral Neurology and Dementia Unit: When necessary, neurocognitive tests, as well as diagnosis and treatment for Alzheimer type dementia, Non-Alzheimer degenerative dementia, vascular dementia, etc..

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Demyelinating Diseases Unit: The diseases such as MS, transverse myelitis, Neuromyelitis, optica (NMO) can be easily diagnosed and treated by the advanced laboratory and the neuroradiology unit, and if necessary, consultation with other relevant fields, as well as physiotherapy and psychotherapy support can be provided.

Peripheral Nervous and Muscular Diseases Unit: Diagnosis and treatment are provided for entrapment neuropathy, polyneuropathy, radiculopathy and muscular diseases (myopathy), motor neuron disease (ALS), myastenia gravis and relevant diseases with the help of the ENMG (Electroneuromyography) laboratory.
 
Electrophysiology Unit: All of the neurophysiologic examinations required by the modern neurology can be performed at this unit. This unit consists of specialist doctors in the area of Electroneuromyography (ENMG), Electroencephalography (EEG), EEG-video monitoring, and sleep laboratories. In addition to the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological diseases, laboratory support is provided for systemic diseases, neurosurgical diseases and orthopedic and physiotherapy-rehabilitation diseases.

Intensive Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Unit: Neurological treatment and follow-up are provided by the professionally equipped intensive care and hyperbaric oxygen treatment unit teams in situations such as coma, encephalitis, hypoxia, carbon-monoxide intoxication resulting from various causes.

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