Acibadem Healthcare Group Istanbul
Department of Urology (302416)
Specialized in: urology
The Department of Urology at Acibadem Hospitals Group provides high quality urologic diagnosis and treatment of the entire spectrum of urologic diseases to both adults and children. The doctors of the Department, led by Prof. Dr. Bülent Oktay, utilize their clinical experience and knowledge to perform successful operations. The most common of them are prostate and bladder TUR operations, invasive and non-invasive stone operations (ureteroscopy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy and lithotripsy (ESWL)), as well as the treatment of male sexual dysfunctions.
Benign prostate enlargement is one of the most common male disorders. The Department of Urology at Acibadem has all the state-of-the-art methods to treat this pathology, namely TUR, Greenlight Laser PVP, Greenlight Laser HPS, Feedback Thermotherapy etc. The Department also specializes in the treatment of prostate cancer and uses all surgical and medical methods to achieve the best results. The Department of Urology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Bülent Oktay often utilizes nerve-protective radical prostatectomy (for prostate cancer) and radical cystectomy (for bladder cancer). In addition, cancer treatment involves cooperation with the specialists in chemotherapy and radiation therapy. The clinic is one of the leading centers in the treatment of urinary stones. There are offered endoscopic operations, surgical and ambulatory treatment of stones with lithotripsy (ESWL).
In the field of urodynamics Acibadem Hospitals Group offers detailed diagnostic examinations of disorders related to incontinence and urination. Modern urodynamic methods are employed in diagnosing and monitoring any kind of incontinence problems in adults and in children, including, for example, night urination in children or incontinence disorders in women and also patients of myelodysplasia (spina bifida).
The Department of Urology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Bülent Oktay has a unique experience in the diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction and male infertility. The treatment plan is customized for each patient and developed in cooperation with doctors from other medical specialties.
In addition, Acibadem focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of congenital or acquired urinary and genital system diseases in children. These include hydrocele, undescended testicles, circumcision, conditions of the testicle and the bladder (acute scrotum and distortion of the testicle). Hypospadias (a congenital condition in which the opening of the penis is located on the underside rather than being at the tip) is one of the areas of special interest of the Department of Urology.
The Department of Urology at Acibadem Hospitals Group under the direction of Prof. Dr. Bülent Oktay offers both diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases:
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Prostate cancer
- Testicular cancer
- Urinary tract stones
- Incontinence and urination problems
- Erectile dysfunction
- Male infertility
- Pediatric urologic diseases
- Undescended testicles
- Acute scrotum
- Istanbul, Turkey