Gamma Knife Treatment | Brain Surgery
Gamma Knife (Gamma Knife) surgery, a procedure used in the treatment of brain selected targets. In this method, your doctor does not make an incision with a knife by yourself. Instead of focusing on the highly sensitive gamma rays, the brain directs the target to be treated.
Today, Gamma Knife treatment applied to 65 thousand people all over the world each year is a safe and effective method of treatment. Treatment process is simple, painless and easy.
Gamma Knife treatment process takes place in four stages:
1.Installation of a frame by your doctor
2.MR, CT or angiography examinations
3.Planning of treatment with high-tech computer
4.Gamma Knife Treatment
Florence Nightingale Hospitals including the cancer surgery in the field of radical surgery and treatment of cancer take an important place that constitutes minimally invasive surgical procedures are carried out.
In the Florence Nightingale Hospitals the treatment of cancer surgically is adopted a multidisciplinary approach. Multidisciplinary councils done for the tumor patients in this direction estimates the surgical treatments for cancer patients, open, closed (laparoscopic), and for which one of the methods robotic patient-specific treatment plans can be determined by making the debate.
At the Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital Advanced Oncology Center treatment of metastasis at the different regions metastasectomies, liver metastasis to regional (lokaregional) treatments (RF and radionuclide applications), advanced treatment methods such as Pretreatment fertility sparing approaches are applied with great success.
Surgically experienced General Surgery team successfully carries out its operations on; breast cancer, liver benign and malignant tumors, cysts, gall bladder and biliary tract tumors, pancreatic cysts and tumors of the esophagus (esophageal cancer), stomach cancer, colon - rectal tumors, anorectal tumors, thyroid cancer.
In Gynecologic oncology, the cervix (cervical) cancer, ovarian (ovarian) cancers of the vulva-vaginal cancers trophoblastic tumor therapy treatments by laparoscopic and robotic methods are carried out.
A multidisciplinary approach is important in the treatment of urological cancers. Kidney, prostate, testicular tumors, urinary tract; experienced surgical robotic urologic oncology team carry out operations for all oncologic surgery by, laparoscopic, and robotic methods.
The surgical management of melanoma skin cancer, which is one of the skin cancer, is successfully applied in Florence Nightingale Hospitals'.
In Orthopedic Oncology department, all the bones, muscles and soft tissues, especially for tumors of extremities, medical and surgical treatment can be done.
At Ear, Nose and Throat Deseases; head and neck region benign and malignant tumors except thyroid can be treated surgically.
Brain and spinal cord tumors, brain stem tumors, surgical management is carried out successfully by¸ our internationally experienced surgical team.
Hematologic Neoplasms are treated by our Bone Marrow Transplantation Center within the Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital.