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Muscle tissue can be largely protected because fewer incisions are made by microsurgery in herniated disc operations Nov.

Turkey Medicals member and Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Department of brain and neurosurgery professor Dr. “herniated disc is a serious health problem that lowers a person’s standard of living and leads to pain.”

Professor, stressed that herniated disc is a great problem, especially for professional athletes, both in terms of Health and career, saying: “herniated disc treatment affects the career of professional athletes. Therefore, the form of treatment should be well determined,” he said.

Professor said that more than 80 percent success was achieved in patients treated with herniated disc, in addition to surgery, methods such as rest, physical therapy were also applied in the treatment of the disease.

Professor, who said that people with a herniated disc usually experience lower back pain, pain or numbness in the leg, said that he tried to avoid the option of general surgery, especially because athletes avoid a long recovery period.

– Athletes can return to the field after 5 months

Professor reported that the most effective surgical method in professional athletes is lumbar hernia surgery (microdiscectomy) performed using a microscope. Erdogan, who stressed that a smaller skin incision was made in this operation and less damage to novelized muscle tissue, said: “the rate of professional athletes returning to the field again is about 80 percent in 5 months. Studies have shown that Microdiscectomy is the most effective treatment method when surgery is required,” he said.

Professor, who explained that the patient’s post-operative period with the microdiscectomy method is more comfortable and painless, said::

Novos novos ” because less muscle tissue is damaged, less muscle spasms and pain are also seen after surgery. Thanks to the microscope used in surgery, the tissues can also be seen in three dimensions and down to the smallest detail. This, in turn, reduces the risk of possible complications.

Patients get up about 8 hours after the operation. Drug therapy is applied to complain of pain. Patients are usually discharged after one or two operations. Surgical treatment is performed when the patient does not recover by other methods.”

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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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