Inpatient Neurology Unit
In our hospital’s neurology unit, along with our regular neurology clinic, there are specialized clinics such as: the Dementia Clinic, the Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Clinic, and the Muscle and Peripheric Nerve Illnesses Clinic. All of these clinics are run by neurologists who have specialized in those fields. An Intensive Care Unit with an in-patient ward is available for all patients. Besides acute period patients, patients with neurological illnesses who need rehabilitation can also stay in the can also stay at our hospital.
The Neurophysiology EMG laboratory works along with the neurology unit to perform studies on evoked potentials and EEG. The Neuropsychological laboratory consists of experienced neuropsychologists who perform standardized and computerized neuropsychological tests on our patients.
Headache is a very important condition arising due to various reasons. The correct diagnosis of headaches is very important. Most common headache types are migraines and tension headache. There are also headaches caused by brain tumors, cysts, and vascular abnormalities.
Epilepsy is a general name given to a number of disorders where recurrent seizures disrupting normal neurological functions are seen. Epileptic seizures are caused by a group of nerve cells that create recurrent abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Symptoms differ depending on the location of these nerve cell groups.
MUSCLE AND NERVE DISEASES
Muscle and Nerve Illnesses consume the organs which enable us to keep our strength. These organs consist of: the spinal cord, the nerves that extend from the spinal cord and the muscles which are sustained by these nerves. Just as there are muscular illnesses, there may also be illnesses along the nerves which control these muscles; the ones that start from the spinal cord and continue onto the point where they connect with muscles. The symptoms of the illness may change according to the source. But, among all the symptoms, weakness is seen among all of them.
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease which leads to deterioration in cognitive functions. In this disease, problems in memory, speech, direction finding and identifying people are experienced, daily tasks cannot be carried out and behavioral disorders can be observed. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. For the early diagnosis, periodic monitoring of brain functions plays an important role. Periodic controls consist of brain function tests such as memory, skill, attention and orientation, mental examination and depression test.