HOW IS HORMONAL SPIRAL APPLIED AND WHAT IS DURATION OF USE?

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HORMONAL SPIRAL TREATMENT IN TURKEY BY DOCTORS’

A hormonal spiral is a kind of intrauterine device that contains progesterone hormone called ’levonorgestel” and is locally effective in the uterus.

It is used both as a birth control method and for the treatment of abnormal bleeding. It significantly reduces menstrual bleeding; it causes an 80% decrease in menstrual bleeding at the end of 6 months and a 90% decrease at the end of 1 year.

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HOW IS THE HORMONAL SPIRAL APPLIED AND WHAT IS THE DURATION OF USE?

Whether the hormonal spiral is suitable for a person is determined by the obstetrician and applied during the menstrual period when there is no suspicion of pregnancy.

Anesthesia is usually not required during the procedure, but it can be applied with mild sedation analgesia in patients with anxiety. After the patient is taken to the gynecological table, the vaginal speculum is placed and the cervix is made visible. After proper cleaning of the cervix, the spiral is also placed in the uterus.
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Turkey Medicals Co-ordinator, “There may be a slight level of groin pain for 3 days after the procedure, in which case appropriate painkillers can be used. After the application 1. it should be checked by gynecological examination per month.” was said.

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The duration of use of the hormonal spiral is 5 years.

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF HORMONAL SPIRAL?

  • Greatly reduces menstrual pains
  • The chances of protection from pregnancy are very high.
  • Corrects this if there is an iron deficiency due to excessive menstrual bleeding
  • Prevents ectopic pregnancy.

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FOR WHAT PURPOSE IS IT USED OTHER THAN BIRTH CONTROL?

  • Intense menstrual bleeding and associated anemia
  • Menstrual pain
  • Groin pain due to chocolate cyst
  • Thickening of the inner wall of the uterus
  • Adenomyosis

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TO WHOM SHOULD THE HORMONAL SPIRAL NOT BE APPLIED?

  • Pregnancy
  • Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
  • The risk of cervical or breast cancer
  • People who have an infection in the pelvic area or have had it before
  • People who have liver disease or are at risk of liver tumors
  • Allergy to the hormone emitted from the hormonal spiral

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

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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 .

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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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