F.A.Q. about Organ Transplantation
Transplantation is the moving of an tissue or organ from one body to another (or from a donor site on the patient's own body), for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or failing organ with a working one from the donor site as a treatment option. It can be done by operation or other ways.
Organs for transplantation come from live donors (relatives up to 4th degree) or cadavers. For example cornea and kidneys form the patient who died from heart disease can be transplanted to a blind patient or patient with renal deficiency. In patients with advanced heart, liver or renal insufficiencies healthy life is only possible with organ transplantations.
Questions and Answers about Neurostimulation
Neurosurgeon Ali Zırh, M.D., from Medical Park Bahçelievler Hospital, answered questions about neurostimulation which achieves complete remission in Parkinson's disease, also known as disorder of elderly subjects and colloquially referred as "shaky stroke":
What is Parkinson's Disease?
Parkinson's disease is a chronic neurological disease which is secondary to decreased level of a substance, namely dopamine, in brain. Resulting from decrease or injury of dopamine-releasing cells of brain secondary to aging, the disease leads to movement disorders and involuntary movements. The disease is usually manifested by tremor in hands and feet, slowness of movement, rigidity and gait instability.
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