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Stating that hernias can occur at every stage of childhood, from the newborn period to adolescence, Pediatric Surgery Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şafak Karaçay said, “The hernia can appear on the first day after birth, as well as at the age of 16. The point to be noted here is that the hernia should be intervened as soon as it is seen”. “Hernia can be seen in families with a defined family history” Saying that inguinal hernia is one of the common conditions in childhood, Yeditepe University Hospitals Pediatric Surgery Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şafak Karaçay gave important...
The ‘Cardioneuroablation’ technique, defined as an ‘option to treat by ablation’ for patients who are 40 years of age or younger, and have a problem with cardiological transmitting and fainting, without the need of a pacemaker by Prof. Dr. Tolga Aksu, Cardiology Specialist, has earned its place in world’s literature. Stating that they have applied the technique to more than 500 patients in Turkey, including pregnant women, Prof. Dr. Aksu stated that they had near 100% success. Prof. Dr. Aksu also stated that the technique they have been working on for 7 years have been published...
Stating that one of the most common causes of short stature is thyroid hormone deficiency (hypothyroidism), Pediatric Health and Diseases Specialist Dr. Elif Sağsak reminded that a simple blood test may be sufficient to detect this congenital or future problem. Short stature is defined as a child's height below the lower limit of the normal growth curves for age and gender. Stating that it is difficult for parents to detect this situation with the measurements they will make at home and that it may not give accurate results, Child Health and Diseases Pediatric Endocrinology ...
Infection May Cause Asthma Onset

Thursday, 25 November 2021

Reminding that one out of every 10 children in Turkey has asthma, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Specialist Prof. Dr. Hülya Ercan Sarıçoban drew attention to the fact that asthma is a chronic disease and infections cause the onset and exacerbation of asthma. Yeditepe University Kozyatağı Hospital Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Specialist Prof. Dr. Hülya Ercan Sarıçoban said that 80 percent of pediatric patients with asthma give their first asthma symptom before the age of six and gave important information about asthma and precautions to be taken. You can...
In a new study conducted in the USA, it was determined that breastfed babies have a lower risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke in later life than babies who do not receive breast milk. Pointing out that the benefits of breast milk are endless, Yeditepe University Kozyatağı Hospital Pediatric Health and Diseases, Newborn Specialist Prof. Dr. Filiz Bakar said that breast milk, which is called "colostrum", which starts to be secreted right after birth and lasts for four to five days, is a very useful, rich and protective miraculous food source...
Eco-anxiety, which we've heard a lot about lately, is a somewhat necessary response to protect our planet, which is actually our home, according to experts. Experts, however, warn that excessive eco-anxiety can lead to anxiety attacks, tantrums, and even aggressive reactions that can lead to panic attacks. Yeditepe University Hospitals Psychiatrist Prof. Dr. Okan Taycan answered our questions about eco-anxiety. Stating that eco-anxiety is a natural response to the threat of human destruction on our home planet, Prof. Dr. Taycan said, “Eco-anxiety is a signal that we need...
Reminding that, with the increase in the average life expectancy today, 60 out of 5 men over 2 years of age have benign prostate enlargement, Urology Specialist Prof. Dr. Faruk Yencilek said, “HoLEP, which we use in the treatment of this problem, provides a much faster recovery compared to similar methods with the minimum risk of bleeding and shortening the hospitalization period in patients.” Prostate cell enlargement (BPH) due to the hormonal imbalance that occurs in the body with age is among the most common problems faced by men in the world and in our country....
Although IBS, also known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is quite common in the society, unfortunately, patients can lose time for treatment because it is not recognized enough. Gastroenterology Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emine Köroğlu said that IBS is a functional disease that seriously affects a person's quality of life, causes loss of work force and can even cause psychological problems if not treated. Although IBS, which is more common in the society, especially in the young population between the ages of 18-30, is not associated with more serious intestinal problems such as...
Pointing out that sleep apnea, which varies from simple snoring to obstructive breathing, can cause different problems for children, Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery Specialist Op. Dr. Ziya Bozkurt warned. Underlining that children who wet the bed and snore at least 3 days a week, attention should be paid to Op. Dr. Bozkurt explained that the treatment was done according to the underlying cause. Stating that excess weight, adenoid, tonsil size, allergic rhinitis, disorders in the face and skull bones and deterioration in muscle tissue can cause sleep apnea, ...
Stating that new treatment approaches in the treatment of invasive (metastatic) breast cancer both increase the survival of patients and reduce the need for chemotherapy, Medical Oncology Specialist Prof. Dr. Bala Başak Öven said, “Especially in invasive breast cancers with positive hormone receptor levels, the disease can be made chronic with new targeted therapies without the need for chemotherapy.” Medical Oncology Specialist from Yeditepe University Kosuyolu Hospital about breast cancer, which is the most common in women in Turkey and in the world and is likely to be...

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