THE ‘FIRST’ LIVE BRAIN BATTERY SURGERY COURSE IN TURKEY

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THE ‘FIRST’ LIVE BRAIN BATTERY SURGERY COURSE IN TURKEY; DOCTORS OPERATED, TRAINEES FOLLOWED

Prof. Dr. AS, Prof. Dr. M. CA and Assoc. Dr. The ‘Deep Brain Stimulation Live Surgery Course’ organized by AY was held. Emphasizing that brain battery surgery is given as a live course for the first time in Turkey, Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist Assoc. Dr. AY said that their goal is to increase the knowledge of doctors and surgeons in this field. Doctors from foreign countries also participated in the course.

The Deep Brain Stimulation Live Surgery Course was conducted yesterday. Prof. Dr. AS, Prof. Dr. CA, and Assoc. Dr. In the course organized by AY, global and interactive communication was established with live broadcast tools and the operation was performed. DC, a 67-year-old Parkinson’s patient with complaints of slowness and rigidity in his movements, was fitted with a brain battery. While the doctors were performing DC’s surgery, the doctors who attended the course had the opportunity to watch every stage of the operation with a screen projected on the meeting room. In the meeting room, 38 doctors watched the surgery live, while 20 followed it online. In addition, doctors from foreign countries also participated. The result of the surgery, which was performed without putting the patient to sleep, made faces laugh.

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PARTICIPATION FROM EASTERN EUROPE AND SAUDI ARABIA

Assoc. stating that they have actually been performing brain battery surgery in Turkey for many years. Dr. AY said that the different side of this surgery is that it will be broadcast live for the first time. Stating that neurosurgeons and neurologists participated in the course, Assoc. Dr. AY said, “We are here to increase their knowledge. With this course, we show all the details vividly from the beginning to the end of the operation. In addition, it has the distinction of being the first brain battery surgery live surgery course in Turkey. Many neurologists from Eastern Europe, Saudi Arabia and the Turkic Republics are currently monitoring the surgery online,” he explained.

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THE FACT THAT IT IS INTERNATIONAL IS PROOF THAT OUR EDUCATION IS VERY GOOD

DO, a third-year student at the faculty of medicine, said that he attended the course in order to improve himself. At the beginning of the course, a meeting was held and preliminary information was given, and then the operation began, DO said, “I took a lot of notes here. I think that this course will have great advantages for me both in my education and in the future. I hope that such activities will increase in our country. In addition, the fact that there is international access in this organization is proof of how good our medicine and medical education are, especially the prestige of our country,” he said.

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THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I HAVE ATTENDED SUCH A COURSE

Assoc., who attended the course from Sakarya. Dr. YG, on the other hand, stated that she has been interested in Parkinson’s and movement disorders for a long time. Assoc., who also mentioned that he had received trainings on this. Dr. YG said, “This course is really very beautiful and special. First, we were informed by our neurology teachers about Parkinson’s disease in general. And then we learned about the preliminaries until we got to the stage of installing a battery in a patient. This has also been a very different experience for me. This is the first time I have attended such a course and I have learned really useful information,” he said.

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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.

Awards:

Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.

Certificates:

Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.

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