The branch of science that deals with the nervous system in the human body, the brain, brain stem, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and the functioning of the muscles is called "Neurology". Neurological diseases can affect all body systems.
Which Diseases Does the Department of Neurology Cover?
Neurology department covers cerebrovascular diseases, epilepsy, headache, dementia (dementia), sleep disorders, demyelinating diseases and muscle diseases. Epilepsy, also known as "epilepsy disease" among the people, is one of the most common neurological diseases. As in other diseases, the early diagnosis of epilepsy, which results in abnormal brain activity leading to loss of consciousness and a crisis as a result of overstimulation of nerve cells, is of vital importance for the patient.
How is the Diagnosis and Treatment Process Performed in the Neurology Department?
the most first-stage is for neurological diseases to listen well to the stories of complaints. Elements such as the degree and frequency of complaints are of vital importance for the diagnosis to be made and the treatment methods to be applied. For this reason, for early diagnosis, people should consult their doctors when they encounter any abnormal situation in themselves. In addition, another stage is consciousness, nervous systems, motor-emotional systems, reflex measurements and balance-coordination system examinations. In order to maintain the necessary diagnosis, the patient must pass these examinations. Treatment processes in neurological diseases vary according to the disease and the person. According to the diagnosis made, the treatment map is prepared and the patient is observed throughout the process.
What are the Major Examinations in the Neurology Department?
For neurological diseases, neurological examination, Computed Tomography, MRI, EEG, EMG, VEP, SEP, Cerebrospinal fluid removal, Nervous system regulator, sleep test, balance tests are performed in the neurology unit..
Maltepe University Faculty of Medicine Hospitals Department of Neurology
As Maltepe University Faculty of Medicine Hospitals, we know that early diagnosis is vital in neurological diseases. In this direction, we make it our first priority to minimize the negative situations that may occur as a result of affecting the nervous systems in the human body, and to bring our patients back to health. In our Maltepe University Faculty of Medicine Neurology department, we provide early diagnosis and the most accurate treatment methods by providing the necessary examinations to our patients with the latest technology with our specialist doctors.