Acibadem Hospitals
  • Bodrum

    Acibadem Bodrum Hospital has 256-slice CT to image cardiac vessels in 6 seconds

  • bodrum cafe

    Cafe Plus at Acibadem Bodrum Hospital offers delicious snacks for its visitors

  • Bodrum room

    Inpatient ward at Acibadem Bodrum Hospital with Hilrom bed and shower seat

  • Bursa pediatrics

    Paediatrics at Acibadem Bursa Hospital provides treatment for kids aged 0-16

  • Bursa surgery

    Operating theater at Acibadem Bursa Hospital for IVF microsurgery

  • cyberknife

    Highly sensitive CyberKnife at Acibadem Maslak Hospital treats rare cancers

  • DaVinci

    DaVinci at Acibadem Maslak Hospital provides 3D imaging and ensures micro cuts

  • fulya

    Acibadem Fulya Hospital focuses on traumatology, sports medicine, and rehab

  • Fulya ameliyat

    Operating room at Acibadem Fulya Hospital with anti-infection Ultra Clean System

  • Fulya fizio1

    Comfortable physiotherapy room at Acibadem Fulya Hospital

  • Fulya Spor1

    Physical therapy and rehabilitation at Acibadem Fulya Hospital

  • fuya ortoped

    Outpatient Clinic at Acibadem Fulya Hospital to guarantee comfort of patients

  • GAMMA KNIFE

    1-day non-invasive Gamma Knife treatment at Acıbadem Kozyatağı Hospital

  • mas pediatic

    In Paediatric Waiting Lounge at Acibadem Maslak Hospital your kids will be busy

  • mas reanimation

    Adult ICU at Acibadem Maslak Hospital has private intensive care rooms

  • Maslak

    Acibadem Maslak Hospital has Flash CT making a full body tomography in 4 seconds

  • Maslak cafeplus

    Cafe Plus at Acibadem Maslak Hospital offers comfort for patients and relatives

  • truebeam

    Truebeam STx at Acıbadem Kozyatağı Hospital for small-sized tumors in cranium

  • maslak Hall

    Acibadem Maslak Hospital offers LINAC Trilogy and RapidArc for cancer patients

  • Maslak room

    At Acibadem Maslak Hospital all rooms have emergency call buttons

Liver and kidney transplant surgery center at Acibadem Hospitals: 5 breakthroughs in Turkey and worldwide

Organ Transplant Center at Acibadem Hospital performs liver and kidney transplant surgery from living and cadaver donors.

For international recipients seeking living donor transplantation in Turkey, it is necessary to first apply to local authorities in their home country to receive an official proof of fourth-degree relations with a donor or closer. Spouse family can also become donors and are evaluated in the same way. Donors should be at least 18-year-old mentally stable individuals with healthy kidneys.

With 2,000 kidney transplants, prof.Dr.Alihan Gurkan heads Organ Transplantation Center and is known for a number of world’s breakthroughs

Career history of prof.Dr.Alihan encompasses:

  • the first kidney transplant surgery to the recipient with the lowest body weight (7,5 kg) in the world
  • the first liver and kidney transplant surgery to the lowest body weight recipient (up to 8 kg) in the world
  • the first kidney transplant surgery to the most elderly recipient in Turkey
  • the first kidney-heart transplant surgery in Turkey
  • the first liver transplantation from the most elderly cadaver donor in the world

Before kidney transplant surgery, all potential recipients are examined by a nephrologist. Kidney transplantation at Acibadem Hospital is performed laparoscopically. It means surgeons led by prof.Dr.Gurkan make a few 5 cm long cuts in the abdominal cavity to insert camera, medical instruments, and a light source. Compared to open surgery, for a patient it means lower infection risk and less pain during the postoperative period.

After kidney transplant surgery, recipients may leave the hospital in 7 days while donors may be discharged in a day time period.

Prof.Dr.Remzi Emiroglu and his team at Organ Transplantation Center has performed over 200 liver transplant surgeries

As little as 25 percent of the healthy part of a liver can regenerate itself being the only human organ with restorative capacity. Given the life-saving power, only a part of live donor’s liver is ample for the transplant surgery.

The medical experience of prof. Dr. Remzi Emiroglu includes:

  • 200 liver transplant surgeries and over 200 kidney transplant surgeries
  • the first liver transplants in adult and pediatric patients in Bursa (Turkey)
  • over 100 academic papers on transplantation

Before liver transplant surgery, all potential recipients undergo a thorough examination for liver failure. After the surgery, recovery period for recipients lasts up to 20 days while donors have to stay at the hospital up to 7 days after the surgery.

Acibadem Hospitals Istanbul has an increased focus on donor protection program which helps donors and their family members to receive required medical assistance, follow-up care, and psychological support.

PS. If you or your family member needs help, please fill in the form on the right and one of our managers will get back to you in 24 hours.