Diagnosis and conservative treatment of multiple sclerosis (program ID: 316275)

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
8/10 from 23 Votes
Specialized hospital
Lütfü Hanoğlu

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Lütfü Hanoğlu

Specialized in: neurology

Department of Neurology

The program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • neurological examination
  • brain and spine CT/ MRI scan
  • umbar puncture (spinal tap)
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • EEG (electroencephalography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
    • VEPs (visually evoked potentials)
    • BAEP tests (brainstem auditory evoked potential)
  • consultation of related specialists
  • symptomatic specific treatment 
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
    (the cost of autoimmune therapy is not included)
  • nursing services
  • control examinations
  • full hospital accommodation
  • developing of further guidance

Required documents:

  • Medical records
  • Brain and spinal cord MRI (if available)
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About the department

The Department of Neurology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul offers the comprehensive diagnostics and effective conservative treatment of diseases of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and muscles. The department's field of diagnostic and treatment activities also includes motor disorders, epilepsy, cerebrovascular diseases, sleep disorders and dementias. The health of the department's patients is in the hands of the experienced neurologists who regularly demonstrate high treatment success rates. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Lütfü Hanoğlu.

The comprehensive diagnostics is the basis for the successful treatment of neurological diseases. The department has such advanced diagnostic options as the clinical electrophysiology laboratory, electroencephalography, electromyography, recording of evoked potentials, polysomnography (for the diagnostics of obstructive sleep apnea), as well as the neurophysiological laboratory. Another unique offer of the department is the treatment within the Center for Cognitive Rehabilitation.

The department's range of medical services includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of general neurological disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of Parkinson's disease and other motor disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of memory and behavior disorders (for example, Alzheimer's disease)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of neuromuscular diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of cognitive disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of headaches
  • Diagnostics and treatment of stroke
  • Diagnostics and treatment of epilepsy
  • Diagnostics and treatment of neuropathies (for example, caused by diabetes mellitus, genetic diseases, drugs)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of spinal cord diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Diagnostics and treatment of myasthenia gravis
  • Diagnostics and treatment of multiple sclerosis
  • Diagnostics and treatment of sleep disorders (obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of dizziness
  • Diagnostics and treatment of neurological pathologies caused by systemic diseases and drugs
  • Diagnostics and treatment of other pathologies of the nervous system

Curriculum vitae


  • 1988 - 1992 Bakırköy Psychiatric Hospital, Residency, Istanbul.
  • 1979 - 1985 Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, İzmir.

Professional Career

  • 2010 Chief Physician of the Department of Neurology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul.
  • 2004 Nisa Hospital, Neurology Specialist, Istanbul.
  • 2003 - 2004 Alman Hospital, Neurology Specialist, Istanbul.
  • 2000 - 2002 Memorial Hospital, Neurology Specialist, Istanbul.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul 

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