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  • Nice nose ‘fits your face’

    If we have an aesthetic dissatisfaction with our nose, we might want to have a perfect nose similar to that of a famous person. This might be a very natural wish; however, for nose aesthetics; designing a nose that will fit our face is much more important that having a nose of others…

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  • What is mini bone marrow transplantation?

    Prof. MD Zafer Gulbas, founder of Bone Marrow Transplantation Center

    Bone marrow mini transplantation or also called reduced intensity treatment is a kind of allogeneic transplantation. This approach uses lower levels of and less aggressive chemotherapy when preparing the patient. The application of small cancer drug doses  and radiotherapy removes part of the patient’s bone marrow, though without completely damaging it. Meanwhile, the number of cancer cells is reduced and the patient’s immune system is suppressed in order to avoid rejection of the transplant. Contrary to the conventional bone marrow transplantations or the peripheral blood stem cells transplantations, the donor’s and the recipient’s cells ‘cohabit’ for a short period following the mini transplant. The procedure relies on the transplant’s response to the tumour where the transplanted cells recognize and attack the cancer cells by means of the activated T-lymphocytes. The procedure is also called donor lymphocyte infusion (DLI).

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  • Breast Reconstruction Techniques

    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tugrul Maral, Director of the Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic.

    Any of the known breast reconstruction techniques currently used worldwide are applied by us. Usually the most preferred and the most successful technique is transplantation of abdominal tissue. In our clinic this technique is applied by aesthetic plastic surgeons who among first applying it in the country. The use of special equipment for breast nipple reconstruction and areola colour matching produces very good results.

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