In our Gynecology and Obstetrics
Department of Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, a team of doctors with an
academic profile, who are experts in their fields and closely follow current
developments in the medical world, work.
In our Gynecology and Obstetrics
Department, where we provide services in the fields of gynecology, womens
health and diseases and obstetrics by using all
means of advanced technology and modern medicine; menopause, psychological
counseling, pregnancy and breastfeeding counseling services are also available.
department, diagnosis, treatments and follow-ups are performed in different
areas of women's health and also labour. These areas are listed as follows:
Department: in gynecological oncology , which is also known as women's cancers, focusing on screening, diagnosis
and treatment of female reproductive system cancers, our specialist doctors
perform early diagnosis of gynecological cancers and treatments with advanced
procedures such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery. In addition to surgical
treatments, appropriate additional treatment approaches such as medical
oncology and radiation oncology are used with a multidisciplinary approach by
working in coordination with relevant specialists.
In the Group Florence Nightingale
Hospitals Gynecological Oncology Department;
- Cervical cancer,
- Uterine (endometrium) cancer,
- Ovarian and fallopian tube cancers,
- Vulva cancer,
Gynecological cancer diseases such as vaginal cancers are diagnosed and treated
with the latest technology medical and gynecological oncology surgery
Surgical treatments are performed by open, closed
(laparoscopic) and robotic procedures. Today, like around the world, removal of
the uterus (hysterectomy), ovarian cysts (ovarian cysts), myoma surgeries
(myomectomy) and most importantly gynecological oncology surgeries are
performed by robotic surgery procedures in a limited number of centers
Perinatology Department: perinatology, which is
the science of pregnancy and obstetrics, ensures that premature birth can be
understood and prevented in advance, deals with
the diagnosis of problems that may occur in multiple pregnancies, and
manages the process in the most comprehensive way by closely monitoring the pregnancies.
In the Perinatology Department, close monitoring of the health of pregnant
women and their babies, early diagnosis of fetal abnormalities in the womb,
scanning of chromosomal abnormalities, and prevention of miscarriages and
stillbirths are also being worked on
The Perinatology Department of Group Florence
Nightingale Hospitals has been successfully performing many perinatological
tests and practices such as detailed ultrasounds, obstetric doppler
ultrasounds, fetal echocardiographies, fetal nuchal thickness measurement by
perinatologists and healthcare professionals.
In this chapter, tests such as amniocentesis, CVS
(chorionic villus biopsy), doppler ultrasonography, quadruple tests, pre-term
labor screening, early pregnancy ultrasounds, detailed ultrasound during
pregnancy, double tests, triple tests are applied.
urogynecology deals with the complaints of overactive bladder, pelvic organ
prolapse and urinary incontinence, and serves as a sub-branch of urology. For
the diagnosis and treatment of disorders in this field, female pelvic floor
anatomy and gynecological urogynecology and urodynamic studies are required.
Depending on the different reasons that cause the disease, the treatment should
be tailored to the individual, either in medical or surgical terms.
menopause, which means the cessation of menstrual bleeding, covers an average
of a third of a woman's life. The
menopause age, is directly related to ethnic origin, genetics and
lifestyle. While the average age of menopause is 50-55 in the world, it varies
between 46-51 in Turkey. Smoking brings this age 2 yeas down on average.
In menopause, complaints such as flushing,
insomnia, mood changes, depression, decreased sexual desire, vaginal dryness,
painful sexual intercourse, osteoporosis, tooth loss in the upper jaw, dry eyes
and urinary incontinence are seen in varying degrees. During this process, some
women show no reaction or unnoticed mild reactions, while others may experience
very severe and varied symptoms.
The most common menopausal symptoms associated with
decreased ovarian activity and estrogen loss are listed as follows:
- Irregularity in menstrual cycles (menstrual
- Vasomotor symptoms
- Urogenital atrophy (weakness and volume loss in
urinary tract, vagina and surrounding tissues),
problems due to estrogen deficiency in the long term (such as osteoporosis and
Gynecological examination, blood tests, ultrasound,
PAP Smear test, mammography and breast ultrasound can be done if needed, for a
woman in the menopause period. Since the main problem in this period is the
loss of estrogen, this deficiency must first be eliminated in the treatment.
For this purpose, firstly, the risk profile of the person is evaluated and, if
appropriate, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is recommended.