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Turkey Medicals – decompression sickness occurs among the possible problems that may occur depending on the pressure level. Especially many people are doing research on the Internet to get information about this problem. So, what is decompression sickness? We have compiled details about its diagnosis, symptoms and methods of treatment.

Decompression sickness is also expressed as accentuation. It is possible to express that there is a problem with Decoupling between high pressure and low pressure in the atmosphere. In this case, decompression sickness comes to the fore along with a number of problems that the person has experienced physically.

What is Decompression Sickness?

Gas embolism is known as the formation of gas bubbles in the body due to the transition from a high-pressure zone to a low-pressure zone in a short time. For this reason, it usually comes in the form of problems experienced by divers, pilots, or underwater construction workers. People who are under the influence of a pressure change experience this disease along with the symptoms that occur. This is experienced as a result of transitions and changes between high pressure and low pressure. It is possible to state that it has come to the fore as a rather important and serious health problem.

Diagnosis of Decompression Sickness

With the appearance of certain symptoms, decompression sickness is diagnosed. In this direction, these symptoms are observed in the joints and surrounding tissues, lungs, brain, spinal cord and skin, as well as blisters on the ear. That is, Decoupage disease with a sudden change in pressure between pressures has a physical effect. As a result of the examination and diagnosis handled through this effect, the diagnosis is carried out under the control of a specialist doctor. Thus, the relevant methods of treatment are considered depending on the disease and its severity. Because it can create a very serious health problem over time. In particular, this problem occurs physically and causes problems with both the organs and other structures of a person.

Symptoms of Decompression Sickness

Decoupage disease occurs with a sudden change between low pressure and high pressure. Especially in very high areas or under the sea, people who perform their professions are also one of the situations. This disease manifests itself over time along with some symptoms.

– Redness that occurs with gas bubbles under the skin

– Itching experienced in the same way

– Severe cough

– Shortness of breath

– The presence of gas bubbles in the respiratory tract

– Chest pain

– Pain when breathing deeply

– Burning sensation and severe shock

In this way, the different symptoms given above give a warning that there is decompression sickness when it occurs more than once. These warnings should be taken into account and treatment methods should be considered under the supervision of a specialist doctor.

Decompression Sickness Treatment Methods

In the case of decompression sickness, a number of treatment methods are considered under the control of a specialist doctor. Among them, especially basic and advanced life support comes to the fore. At the same time, solutions are produced accompanied by the delivery of liquid with 0 oxygen. However, of course, resting the body after the treatment methods is one of the most important considerations. In particular, these treatment methods, which are carried out under the control of underwater physicians, are usually considered in the treatment room on solution methods. In this regard, it is the most important aspect that rapid treatment for decompression sickness takes place.

Who Experiences Decompression Sickness?

As a rule, decompression sickness is experienced by a person or persons from certain professional groups. Among them, mainly pilots and divers, as well as underwater construction workers come in. At the same time, many people who rise to very high points above sea level also have diseases that they have experienced. This problem is eliminated quickly, accompanied by treatment methods under the supervision of a specialist doctor in combination with intervention.


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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.


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.


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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