Pituitary Tumor Treatment Cost In TurkeyChat
What is Pituitary Tumor?
abnormal cell growth arising in the pituitary gland is termed as a pituitary tumor. these tumorous growths result in excessive secretion of hormones in the body. in some cases, it may obstruct hormone secretion leading to less hormone in the body. most of them are benign and non-cancerous in nature, they remain in the pituitary gland and nearby organs throughout. sign and symptoms of such tumors are headaches, vision issues, weakness, loss of appetite, irregular periods, and sexual dysfunction.
How is the Procedure Performed?
the treatment comprises of surgical removal of tumor by either endoscopic transnasal transsphenoidal approach or by craniotomy. radiation therapy is given by stereotactic radiosurgery, external beam radiation, or proton beam therapy. certain medications are given to control the hormonal imbalance in cases of prolactin-secreting tumors, growth hormone-secreting tumors, and Cushing syndrome.
Who is the Right Doctor for Pituitary Tumor Treatment?
the right doctor for pituitary tumor patients is a neurologist, neurosurgeon, and endocrinologist.
the symptoms of pituitary tumor often go unnoticed, so to diagnose we need a complete blood count, urine analysis followed by MRI and CT scan. An eye test is also preferable.
What is the Usual Success Rate for this Procedure?
the five-year survival rate for people with the pituitary tumor is around 82%.it largely depends on the type of pituitary tumor and person's age and overall health.
The cost of Pituitary Tumor includes:
Preoperative diagnostic tests cost, some of which may include blood tests, vision tests, MRI scans, PET scans, etc.
Surgery cost (Depends upon the type and size of the tumor and the extent to which the tumor has spread)
Type of surgery (Endonasal endoscopic surgery, Neuro-endoscopic surgery, Craniotomy)
Post-Operative cost (there might be a need for chemotherapy or Radiotherapy before or post-surgery)
Patient's hospital stay
The overall cost of the procedure also varies based on the patient's condition and preferences. Some of these factors are:
Type of hospital and room opted (General, Twin sharing, or Single room)
The stage and type of cancer
Patients may require repeated investigation through PET CT and related tests Post-surgery / Chemotherapy / Radiation Therapy.
Any additional tests may be required to know the status of the disease during the course of treatment.
An extended stay at the Hospital
Cost of accommodation during follow-ups, in case the patient is not a local resident [may take longer duration in case of chemotherapy or radiotherapy sessions]
Cost related to Pituitary Tumor Treatment in Turkey
|Treatment name||Cost range|
|Pituitary Tumor Treatment||USD 10800 to USD 13200|
|Radiotherapy||USD 5724 to USD 6996|
|Stereotactic Radio Surgery||USD 4950 to USD 6050|
|Tumors||USD 13563 to USD 16577|
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Top hospitals and doctors for Pituitary Tumor Treatment in TurkeyFilter
Showing 16 Hospitals and doctors for Pituitary Tumor Treatment in Turkey
Hisar Hospital Intercontinental, Istanbul
- The Hisar Hospital’s Neurology department works with a multidisciplinary approach with an aim to provide diagnostic and effective healthcare.
- The Hisar Hospital’s Oncology department offers services such as management of Alzheimer’s disease, Back pain, Bell’s palsy, Birth defects of the brain and spinal cord, Brain Injury, Cerebral palsy, Disk disease of the neck and lower back, Dizziness, Epilepsy, Headaches, Migraines, Sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, etc.
Medical Park Group, İstanbul
The Department of Neuroscience at Medical Park offers specialized neurological services, and specialists committed to providing state-of-the-art, all-inclusive care.
Prof. Dr. Surat Canbay is one of the renowned Neurosurgeons in Medical Park Hospital with experience of 30+ years.
His clinical area of interest lies in the treatment of brain and spine tumors.
Medical Park Neurology & Neurosurgery Center programs are led by internationally recognized specialists who are the experts in diagnosing and treating the most complex brain and spinal disorders.
Medical Park is rated the World's 10th Most Excellent Center in Parkinson's Disease Surgery.
The method applied in the surgical treatment of Parkinson's Disease and many movement disorders success rates is 80%.
In the neurological department at Medical Park Group, the department offers Brain Tumor Surgery, Tremor Surgery, and Spinal Surgery and other special treatment methods.
Anadolu Medical Center, Kocaeli, Istanbul
Founded in 2005, Anadolu Health Center is located in Gebze district of Turkey. It is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital in the United States, which is the number one medical center in the USA. The hospital has outpatient clinics in Istanbul at Ataşehir.
Anadolu Medical Center is accredited with JCI (Joint Commission International), OECI, ISO (18001, 14001 and 9001) certifications, OHSAS 18001 and ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology).
The hospital covers a wide range of services, including neurological sciences, cardiovascular health, oncology, gynecology and IVF, diagnosis, and imaging. There are nine oncology departments, including Oncology Diagnosis, Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Hematologic Oncology and Onco-cardiology.
The hospital provides airport pick up and drop facility, visa assistance and translator for French, English, Spanish, Russian, Persian and German. Language assistance is free of charge for international patients. The hospital examines medical reports in English and Russian language.
Doctors for Pituitary Tumor Treatment in Turkey
NeurosurgeonChairman, 31 years of experience
- Prof. Dr. Nejat Akalan is a neurosurgeon with more than 31 years of experience.
- He is a leading neurosurgeon for general neurosurgery and epilepsy operation in children.
- Dr. Akalan has expertise in treating glioma, epilepsy, movement disorders, skull injuries, nervous disorders, spine tumors, herniation, and other brain and spine problems.
- Dr. Akalan has published 117 scientific papers in international and national editions.
- He co-authors the book ‘Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery.
NeurosurgeonConsultant, 20 years of experience
- Dr.Ilya Pekarsky is amongst the top-rated Neurosurgeons in the world.
- He is currently working with the Medical Park Healthcare group.
- Dr.Ilya Pekarsky completed his graduation from the Russian National Research Medical University and upgraded his further qualification from prestigious institutions in the USA, Switzerland, France, Italy, and Austria.
- His expertise lies in surgical and nonsurgical treatment of herniated discs, scoliosis, disc space narrowing, and neurosurgical rehabilitation.
- He performs around 60 surgeries every month.
- He is an active member of various organizations including the Israeli Orthopedic Association (IOA), Israeli Spine Society, and Spine Society of Europe.
NeurosurgeonHOD, 37 years of experience
- Dr. Ali Fahir Ozer is a renowned Neurosurgeon practicing successfully for more than 37 years.
- He is adept at performing Brain and Spine Surgery.
- His area of specialization covers biomechanics of the spine and dynamic stabilization of the spine.
- He has taken the patent of spinal products used in spinal surgery.
- He is a member of numerous prestigious associations that include Eurospine, North American Spine Society, AO Spine, Turkish Neurosurgical Society, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISAS), International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery–Turkey Chapter, Cervical Research Society (CRS), The International Society for Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery (ISMISS), and Middle East Spine Society (MESS) etc.
- The doctor has been involved in research and has authored or co‐authored over 200 papers and written 24 book chapters.
- He is also the editor of 7 books and a referee at Spine Journal, World Neurosurgery, Turkish Neurosurgery and Case Reports in Orthopaedics.
- He has completed Medical Doctor Training from Ataturk University, 1969-1976. Thereafter, he pursued Neurosurgery Specialist Training from Hacettepe University Department of Neurosurgery, 1977-1982.
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What is the price of Pituitary Tumor in other countries, compared to Turkey?
Approximate price of Pituitary Tumor in other countries compared to Turkey is:
- India, USD 5200 to USD 7800, approximately 46% lower than Turkey
- Thailand, USD 11760 to USD 17640, approximately 23% higher than Turkey
- Germany, USD 16000 to USD 24000, approximately 67% higher than Turkey
- Israel, USD 22400 to USD 33600, approximately 133% higher than Turkey
- Singapore, USD 20000 to USD 30000, approximately 108% higher than Turkey
- Malaysia, USD 10400 to USD 15600, approximately 8% higher than Turkey