General surgery, in addition to the treatment of systemic and local problems in the body with surgical methods, general principles (wound healing, It is a technical discipline that includes topics (such as metabolic and endocrine response to injury) and has influenced many branches of surgery and basic medicine in terms of their development.
Types of surgery are often referred to by the name of the organ or system to which it is connected. Goiter (thyroid gland), breast, esophagus (esophagus), stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus, hernias, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical interventions are included in the field of General Surgery. When separated according to systems; Goiter surgeries, breast surgeries, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus surgeries, liver and hernia surgeries are within the scope of General Surgery. In some cases, General Surgery aims to prevent surgery not only with surgery but also with preventive medicine.
The Department of General Surgery works in cooperation and coordination with many disciplines due to the breadth of its field of interest. Various types of cancer cases constitute the majority of General Surgery patients. We work in collaboration with Gastroenterology, Radiology/Interventional Radiology, Pathology, Medical and Radiation Oncology in planning the diagnosis, surgery and subsequent treatment stages for these patients.
Another area of interest of General Surgery is traumatology. Due to the frequent presence of multiple organ system injuries in trauma patients, we work together with the departments of Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Urology, and Cardiovascular Surgery. Especially in severe multiple organ injuries, the Department of General Surgery undertakes the coordination of all these branches of medicine.
In the General Surgery Departments of our center, with the awareness of social responsibility in improving public health, screening and detailed follow-up programs are also carried out for the early diagnosis of colon cancer and breast cancer.