Ms. Safiya Ali left Iraq on 26 June 2022 and spent four days in the hospital. He was admitted to the Medical Park Bahçelievler Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, with her son by her side. Her consulting and treating orthopedist, Dr. Hakan Sofu, designed and carried out a unilateral total knee replacement for her.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Hakan Sofu has more than 15 years of experience. He specializes in arthroscopic joint surgery, sports injuries, regenerative surgery, arthroplasty, pelvic fractures, trauma surgery, ligament and cartilage injuries, knee and joint discomfort, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other conditions. After earning his undergraduate degree from Marmara University, Dr. Sofu went on to earn his postgraduate degree at the prestigious Ministry of Health Baltalimani Bone Diseases Training and Research Hospital. He is a member of the Turkish Orthopedics and Traumatology Union Association (TOTBID), American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Bone Joint Surgery Association, Turkey Pediatric Orthopedic Society, Turkey Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery Association (TUSYAD), andTurkey Arthroplasty Society.
Istanbul is home to Medical Park Bahçelievler Hospital. The facility is a 5-minute drive from Ataturk International Airport in a good location. The facility is approximately 10 minutes from the marine transit hub. The hospital offers patients simple access because of its proximity to metro and Metrobus stations. The fact that the hospital is JCI-approved says a lot about the caliber of its facilities. The hospital continually monitors compliance with safety measures and standards in order to uphold the level of hospitals. The facility has cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic tools. The hospitals offer treatments for conditions connected to gynecology, orthopedics, urology, the cardiovascular system, cancer, and neurology.
Pre-Treatment and Surgical Procedure
The patient’s hospital stay started with a few regular tests, including testing for HIV, Australia Antigen, Hepatitis C, CBC, ESR, blood sugar fasting, blood group, and Rh factor, as well as tests for kidney and liver function and a standard examination of feces and urine. After administering anesthetic to the patient, the process took atleast an hour to complete.
Individuals with knee osteoarthritis may choose a partial knee replacement over a total knee replacement. When the injury is contained to a specific area of the knee, this surgery is possible. In a partial knee replacement, a prosthesis is simply used to replace the damaged portion of the knee cartilage. For the preservation of the knee’s healthy tissue and bone, partial knee replacement exceeds total knee replacement in terms of maintaining range of motion and knee function. These factors contribute to patients reporting partial knee replacement to be more satisfactory than total knee replacement. Should they ever require a total knee replacement, they are still candidates.
The patient was sincere throughout the post-procedural consultation, and the procedure was completed smoothly and without any difficulties. After her surgery, Ms. Safiya Ali recuperated for two weeks in Turkey. Istanbul is a stunning city that is a fusion of history, culture, and an economic powerhouse. It is also the biggest city in Turkey, a nation with both European and Oriental influences. All of this was made possible for the patient by MediGence, who also made sure that things like the hospital transfer, airport pickup, hospital visits, and follow-up consultations occurred without any difficulties. The patient was given a place to stay during her recovery period.
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