• New PET CT (Positron Emission Tomograpy)

    PET CT (Positron Emission Tomograpy)

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    In our Nuclear Medicine Department at Anadolu Medical Center, we perform diagnostic imaging and tests on all organs. The most common test we perform is called PET CT scanning. The highly sensitive PET scan images the biology of disorders at the molecular

  • New What is Parkinson's Disease?

    What is Parkinson's Disease?

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    Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive disease and mostly affects people older than 65 years. The disease is caused by the reduction of a substance named dopamine. The most common symptoms of the disease are: slowing of walking and other m

  • New How is the diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease made?

    How is the diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease made?

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    Diagnosis is made based on a neurological examination. There is not any specific lab test for the disease. Some tests are conducted to support the diagnosis or to exclude other diagnoses that may cause the same symptoms.

  • New ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)

    ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)

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    Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a technique that uses X-ray to view the patient's bile and pancreatic ducts. The most common reason why someone would need an ERCP is because of a blockage of one of these ducts (often due to gallst

  • New Endoscopy Overview

    Endoscopy Overview

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    EGD, or esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy, is a procedure that allows a physician to directly examine the upper part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which includes the esophagus, the stomach, and the duodenum. The most common reasons for upper endoscopy in

  • New During the Endoscopy Procedure

    During the Endoscopy Procedure

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    The endoscopy is performed using an endoscope. This is a flexible tube that is about the size of a finger. The endoscope allows the endoscopist to see the inner lining of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The endoscopist may also perform specific tre

  • New What is Gastroesophageal Reflux?

    What is Gastroesophageal Reflux?

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    Acid refluxbecomes gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) when it causes bothersome symptoms or injury to the esophagus. Some symptoms of GERD are: ●Heartburn ●Difficulty or pain with swallowing (feeling that food gets "stuck") ●Unexplained weight loss ●C

  • New Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux

    Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux

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    In general, anti-reflux surgery involves repairing the hiatus hernia and strengthening the lower esophageal sphincter. The most common surgical treatment is Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication. This procedure involves wrapping the upper part of the stomach

  • New Radioactive Iodine Treatment

    Radioactive Iodine Treatment

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    Radioactive Lodine Treatment is used to treat certain thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer. This treatment is performed by giving radioactive iodine to the patient through tablets. The iodine is used to destroy cells in the thyroid and thyroid cancer cells

  • New Microscopic Tonsillectomy

    Microscopic Tonsillectomy

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    Tonsillectomy is among the most commonly performed operations all over the world. It is generally regarded as a simple and safe surgical procedure, but surgeons are mindful of possible complications such as postoperative hemorrhage and pain. A variety of

  • New Nasal Septal Surgery in Children

    Nasal Septal Surgery in Children

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    Trauma and genetics are the most common causes for nasal septal deviation during childhood. Nasal obstruction disrupts the normal development of the nose and maxillofacial growth. The impaired nasal patency may exert a negative effect on the other systems

  • New Restless Leg Syndrome

    Restless Leg Syndrome

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    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder that can interfere with resting or falling asleep. In people with mild to moderate restless legs syndrome, lifestyle changes, such as beginning a regular exercise program, establishing regular sleep