In Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital , new centers which Have been constituted with multidisciplinary team approach serving with physicians from Neurology, neurosurgery, Neuroradiology in Neurological Sciences and other medical branches in the field of Neurosciences.
In connection with Emergency Neurology services, multidisciplinary "Neurological intensive care unit" has been constituted for treatment of neurological disorders that cause sudden and serious neurologic problems
Stroke ,which occurs related to obstruction of brain vessels or brain hemorrhage (stroke, cerebral palsy, brain attack, etc) is in the first place within the diseases which cause disability. It is the third disease after heart attack and cancer diseases which also creates a cause of death. risk of stroke increases by age and for today, it’s the only neurologic disease which can be prevented. Diagnosing the disease within the first 6 hours and starting the treatment as soon as possible is vital.
Most common neurological disease after stroke, is epilepsy. In addition to the conventional EEG devises developed with the support of technology and associated with computers, telemetric views and video-EEG monitoring examinations are helpful for better evaluation of epilepsy patients. Despite appropriate drug use, seizures of approximately 25% of epileptic patients cannot be controlled . This condition is called drug resistant epilepsy. Surgery can be applied in selected patients having this type of epilepsy. Sisli Florence Nightingale Hospital,"Epilepsy Center" where video-EEG and advanced brain imaging techniques can be applied by a team consisting of epileptologists expert in the related field (neurologist trained about epilepsy) neurosurgeon, and neuropsychiatrist has been put into service.
Evaluation of EMG and nerve conduction velocity which has an important role in the diagnosis of muscle and nerve disorders is made in our “EMG Laboratory” which has been in service for a long time.
Medical and current surgical treatment methods are applied in patients with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders at newly opened "Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Clinic". In addition to the current treatment approaches and applications for memory and behavioral problems caused by Alzheimer's type dementia and other diseases causing dementia are intensely examined and treated at “Outpatient Clinic and Laboratory for Alzheimer's and Dementia ".
Headaches are dizziness are the two neurological symptoms which are at least once in every person's life to complain about and sometimes may have dramatic results. Well-structured, multidisciplinary approach required for the diagnosis and treatment of these complaints which are the most common reason for admission to the emergency department. The most common cause of dizziness in the community is "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo" which is a form of dizziness also shortly named as BPPV. Although there are definite treatment approaches in this case, failure in making the diagnosis cause being followed up by some medication treatments that are useless . "Headache Clinic" and "Vertigo Clinic" has been put into service at Sisli Florence Nightingale Hospital for diagnosis and treatment of these two complaints.
Beside all the services for this special diagnosis and treatment , general and emergent neurology clinics serving for 24 hours are available at Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals for our people. .