Pediatrics

Address For Children’s Health

Medipol University Department of Pediatrics  protects the health of the children at any ages  with all branches related to children’s health and treats the diseases with its emphatic academic team and latest technology. Diagnosis, treatment and follow up plans of childhood period diseases between 0-16 age range are successfully done.
 

Medipol University Department of Pediatrics  gives service with colored outpatient rooms  specially designed  for children, play ground and waiting hall. With this environment, children don’t feel themselves at a hospital but at home and play ground environment.

Medipol University Department of Pediatrics   gives 7/24  service in all branches stated below for a healthy generation  and children with  deteriorated health soon meet their health.

Department of pediatrics minor areas of expertise:

Neonatoloji Ünitesinde yaşamın ilk ayı içinde (cerrahi hastalığı olmayan) hasta yenidoğan bebeklerin tanı, tedavi ve izlemi yatırılarak yapılmaktadır. Yenidoğan sarılığı, yenidoğanın enfeksiyon hastalıkları ve erken doğan prematüre bebeklere ait olan sorunlar en sık izlenen hastalıklardır.

In Neonatology Unit, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of newborn patients in the first month of life (non-surgical patients) are done being hospitalized. Neonatal jaundice, neonatal infectious diseases and the problems of premature infants are the most common diseases.
Diagnosis, treatment and follow up of the diseases related to growth and puberty problems in children and adolescents age group, thyroid disease, diabetes mellitus (diabetes), gender ambiguity, metabolic bone disease, obesity, adrenal gland diseases, excessive hair growth and menstrual irregularity are done in this department.
The rash illness of childhood period, febrile and infectious diseases, hospital infections, congenital infections, infectious hepatitis , infections developing children with suppressed immune system congeniitally or depending on the treatment they receive for various reasons , and children carrying acquired immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or whose disease develops are within the scope of modern medicine for children and adolescents in this department
In addition to diagnosis, treatment and follow up of the children having disease related to liver and digestive system, nourishment support is also given for required patients.

Endoscopic procedures that these services require- ( examination of duodenum, esophagus-stomach with a tool having lens on the tip of it), colonoscopy (stretching examination of the large intestine), rectosigmoidoscopy (visual examination of the last 30 cm of the colon) - 24 hours esophageal pH monitoring (examination of leakage of the acid content from the stomach to the esophagus), capsules or endoscopic intestinal biopsy, liver biopsy, treatment of the varicose in patients having esophageal varicose bleeding via needle or connecting, bone marow and spleen aspiration for the diagnosis of of certain hereditary diseases are sucessfully done.
From the neonatal period to adolescence, diagnosis and treatment of children with prolonged or recurrent cough, wheezing as well as the problems as asthma, cystic fibrosis, diseases such as bronchiolitis, sleep disorders, snoring, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, foreig body etc. in respiratory tract are done. Diagnostove tests performed in the department are respiratory function tests, allergy tests and sweat test. Diagnostic and therapeutic flexible bronchoscopy performed in very few centers,monitoring the tracheostomized children, noninvasive ventilation (BiPAP, CPAP, providing respiratory support without intubation) and home ventilation (respiratory support at home and its monitoring) are being implemented by the department.
The diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the scope of hematology are all anemia (anemia, iron deficiency anemia, vitamin B12 deficiency anemia, etc.), congenital blood disorders (thalassemia, sickle cell anemia and other abnormal hemoglobins), bone marrow failure (aplastic anemia, Fanconi's aplastic anemia, Diamand-Blackfan anemia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, neutropenia), childhood leukemia, bleeding diathesis, thrombosis (clotting disorders) and hemophagocytic syndrome.
Bölümde, bronşiyal astım (alerjik ve alerjik olmayan), alerjik rinit (alerjik nezle), besin, ilaç ve deri alerjileri başta olmak üzere tüm alerjik hastalıkların teşhis ve tedavisi en iyiyi hedefleyen güçlü akademik kadro öncülüğünde başarıyla uygulanmaktadır.

Diagnosis and treatments of bronchial asthma (allergic and non-allergic), allergic rhinitis (allergic rhinitis), all allergic diseases especially food, medicine and skin are managed by targeting best results.

All clinical blood tests, skin tests, pulmonary function tests and exposure tests of bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, food allergy, drug allergy, and atopic dermatitis are perfomed withn the department laboratories.

All surgical treatments of any congenital cardiac diseases from newborns to adults are done.

Team of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery consists of , pediatric cardiac surgeons, pediatric cardiologists, pediatric cardiac anesthesia and intensive care specialists, neonatologists, pediatric intensive care nurses and perfusionists who are experts in their fields.

Diagnosis, treatment and follow up of starting from the heart of the unborn child, cardiac diseases of fetus, infants, children and adolescents up to the end of 18 years of age are successfully done. These diseases include mostly congenital heart diseases (holes, stenosis), later developing heart disease (rheumatic heart diseases, infectious diseases) and heart rhythm disorders
Pediatric Neurology Department takes place within the Pediatrics Department and requires working with many side branches such as; neonatology, gastroenterology, cardiology, nephrology, metabolism, genetics etc. Also, collaborates with many departments such as childhood and adolescent mental health, childhood development, neurosurgery, orthopedics, physical treatment and rehabilitation, radiology, nuclear medicine, otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology, pathology, pediatric surgery, dentistry etc.

 

Pediatric Neurology Department involves with the neurologic problems of children from birth to the end of the 17 years. Most common diseases encountered in the Pediatric Neurology Department are;

 

  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular system disorders
  • Congenital progressive metabolic and/or degenerative diseases developing as the result of deficiency or accumulation of some essential elements
  • Multiple sclerosis developing as a result of immune system problems
  • SSPE and neurologic problems

 

Also, Pediatric Neurology monitors the patients with cerebral palsy and stroke with preterm risky babies.  

 

Diagnosis and appropriate treatments of the epilepsy patients are determined with routine EEG/long term EEG-Video monitoring, 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging that slice images can be obtained, functional MR, ictal and inter ictal SPECT and PET examinations.    

 

Urine blood amino ascites, urine organic acid, tandem mass, lactate , private and ammoniac etc. metabolic tests which are necessary for definition of metabolic diseases can be done and karyotype analysis, Duchenne muscular atrophy, myotonic dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), Rett syndrome, metachromatic leuco- dystrophy analyses, Fragile-X chromosome analysis, sub telomere deletion (FISH) analysis, MECP2 mutation, Prader Willi/Angelman methylation analysis, Array-CGH (comparative genomic hybridization) etc. tests in undiagnosed diseases can be done in the contracted genetic laboratories. 

In patients with specific learning difficulties, neuro psychometric evaluation appropriate for age and audiology evaluations are being performed to the patients with speech delay and disorder. Risky babies and patients with motor development retardation are taken to early physiotherapy program.

Serves in the field of childhood renal diseases. Urinary tract infection, voiding disorders are quite common in our society. In addition;
  • Vesicoureteral reflux,
  • Hydronephrosis,
  • Childhood hypertension,
  • Pediatric stone disease,
  • Proteinuria, hematuria syndrome
  • Renal failure (chronic akut-) are other disease groups evaluated at the Department of Pediatric Nephrology.
In addition to the outpatient services, inpatient treatment services, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis services for inpatients are also available.
Diagnosis and treatment of Common rheumatic disease in childhood, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, familial mediterranean fever, vasculitis and other connective tissue diseases are successfully done.
Infants being started to be monitored from womb are followed up with mental-motor development, nutrition, vaccination, preventive medicine programs. In this department, proper nutrition, growth, development, vaccination programs, all routine childhood diseases are kept under control.
  • The diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to children's urinary and reproductive organs are;
  • Renal cysts, tumors and stone disease
  • Kidney ureter junction obstruction (UPJ)
  • Ureter bladder junction obstruction (stenosis UVJ
  • Ureteral dilatation, calculus
  • Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) (urine leakage from the bladder into the ureter)
  • Bladder infections, urinary stone disease
  • Exstrophy of vouchers
  • Sub-opening of the urethra in boys (hypospadias) (circumcision of the prophet)
  • Undescended testicles, hydrocele, spermatic cord cyst
  • Orchiepididymitis (testicular inflammation), balanitis-postit (inflammation of the foreskin), and infections such as prostatitis