Is Not Your Destiny
One-third of patients with epilepsy
have seizures refractory to drugs
improve your quality of life
with deep brain stimulation
VNS surgery shouldn't
be delayed and not
considered as a last chance
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Vns)
This treatment method, known as epilepsy pacemaker, was first used in 1988 and has become a widely used treatment method all over the world,
Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery (Dbs)
Deep brain stimulation surgery was first performed in 1987 and in a very short time it has become a widespread treatment all over the world due to its high effectiveness and low
It is the surgical sampling of any lesion or mass in the brain. Just before the brain biopsy , a frame is mounted on the patient’s skull under local anesthesia, and the targeted area is reached with high accuracy by stereotactic frame during the surgery.
In cases with excessive contraction of the trunk, arms and legs, which we call spasticity, primarily oral mucle relaxants (lioresal) drugs are given. However some patients, these muscle relaxants, which are taken orally, are not effective or serious
Assoc, Prof. Dr. Sait OZTURK, MD / Neurosurgeon
I was born in 1982. I started my medical education in Istanbul Marmara University Faculty of Medicine (English) in 2000 and graduated in 2007. In 2009, I started my specialization education at Fırat University Faculty of Medicine Neurosurgery Clinic and completed my specialization in 2014.
In the same year, within the scope of TÜBİTAK Supporting Young Scientists Project at Harvard Medical School in the United States; prof. Dr. Under the supervision of Ron L. ALTERMAN, I worked in the fields of Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders (Neurosurgery), Functional Neurosurgery Interventions and Epilepsy Surgery. In 2015, I returned to my country and started to work as a specialist in the Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Fırat University.
After this process, I participated in the written and oral proficiency exams (board) held by the European Society of Neurosurgery (EANS) and the Turkish Neurosurgical Society, and I was successful in these exams. I received my title of Assistant Professor in 2016 and Associate Professor in 2020. I have participated in 86 international and national scientific studies, 5 different science awards, 3 book editorships, 9 different book chapters, and I have been an invited speaker at many scientific meetings.
I am still a board member of the Turkish Neurosurgical Society Education and Training Group of Stereotactic, Functional, Pain and Epilepsy Surgery.