Turkey Medicals member and Goz Hastanesi department and Turkish Otolaryngologist who says that there are different diseases that lead to vertigo, usually called dizziness, Op. Dr. “Blood sugar disorders, arrhythmias that disrupt the functioning of the heart, vascular blockages that disrupt brain blood supply, some eye disorders, changes in the blood table, and a number of intracranial tumors can cause vertigo,” was said.

Goz Hastanesi Otolaryngologist Operator doctor who stated that the complaints of patients described by different expressions such as dizziness, difficulty in maintaining balance, feeling like the ground is sliding under the foot, are all called vertigo. Dr. balance is one of the most complicated mechanisms of the body of the person from the channels of the inner ear to maintain balance and that balance, review and Nov-skeletal system, the signals from the Brain Balance Center in drew attention to the importance of fit.

Op. Dr. stated that even when a person is standing in a stationary environment, when they feel a motion hallucination that is not actually there, as if they were on a Ferris wheel, on a ship caught in a storm, or inside a building subjected to an earthquake, they experience a hallucination called vertigo, which means that one of the systems in the human body is broken.

Op. Stating that there are two different clinical pictures called peripheral vertigo and Central vertigo Dr. “Peripheral vertigo is a motion hallucination that occurs due to diseases caused by a total of 6 balance channels, 3 on each side in the inner ear. Central vertigo covers all disorders that lead to vertigo, except for the inner ear canals. These are blood sugar disorders, arrhythmias that disrupt the functioning of the heart, vascular blockages that disrupt brain blood supply, some eye disorders, changes in the blood picture, a number of intracranial tumors, such as many diseases can cause clinical pictures similar to vertigo,” he said.

In addition to all these diseases, as a side effect of some drugs, during the periods of initiation and discontinuation of antidepressant drugs and in a number of psychiatric disorders, there may also be signs that mimic vertigo transplant Op. Dr. stated that the patient may experience similar problems in 7 different medical branches such as ENT, neurology, eye, internal medicine, cardiology, neurosurgery, psychiatry due to the fact that vertigo occurs in many diseases other than the inner ear balance channels.

Even using auxiliary diagnostic tools such as a laboratory, X-ray, the main underlying problem cannot always be easily identified, Op. Dr. emphasized that vertigo is a disease that has a difficulty different from many other diseases because it causes labor loss in a person.

For all these reasons, the evaluation and diagnosis-treatment of patients with vertigo has a number of its own characteristics, Op. Dr. spoke about the treatment process as follows:

“The first evaluation in patients with vertigo is performed by (ear, nose and throat) ENT physicians. The first goal of the examination is primarily to distinguish between peripheral (caused by the inner ear ) and central (vertigo due to other diseases ) vertigo. If peripheral vertigo is detected, it is also attempted to determine which type of inner ear disease it occurs due to. If central causes are preliminary, this condition is tried to be determined by consultations and examinations for the suspected disease.”


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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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