Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

It is a science that belongs to childhood (0-17 years), from the neonatal period to adulthood, concerns congenital and / or acquired respiratory, digestive and excretory systems, and applies the methods of diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases.

Children are never a downsized version of adults. Childhood has its own physiology and diseases. Diseases seen in childhood show different characteristics according to the periods. Diagnosis and treatment of these diseases should be made considering the child's development, physiology and psychology. Diseases that require surgical approach should be evaluated and performed by Pediatric Surgeons who determine and apply diagnostic and treatment methods specific to the relevant subjects.

Patients carry the results of a surgical intervention in childhood over a lifetime. So all these interventions; It should be performed by well-trained Pediatric Surgeons who have undergone long and gratified training, learn the most disciplined and modern treatment techniques, take initiative and apply the most ideal treatment in a very short time.


Pediatric Surgery Information Topics:

Surgical Diseases of the Neonatal

-Congenital absence of the esophagus, developmental errors and its relationship with the trachea

-Absence or obstruction of the congenital stomach, duodenum, small intestine, and large intestine

-The intestines in the chest due to the absence of diaphragm and inadequate development of the lungs

-Congenital breech stenosis and absence (Anorectal malformations)

-Surgical treatment of premature and related diseases

-The intestines outside the abdomen due to the absence of abdominal wall (omphalocele and gastroschisis)


Digestive System Surgical Diseases

-Diseases of the esophagus (esophagus), inflammatory and caustic substance-induced diseases (Corrosive Esophagitis)

-Stomach stenosis, congestion and ulcer disease

-Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GER) and its complications

-Small bowel obstruction, polyp disease, inflammatory bowel diseases


-Megacolon due to developmental disorder of congenital intestinal nerves (enlarged large intestine) (Hirschprung Disease)

-Constipation, crack and fistula formation in the anus

-Hemorrhoids and surgery in adolescents

-Inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia

-Liver cysts, abscesses, and tumors

-Congenital absence of bile ducts, cystic enlargement and stone disease

-Pancreatic cysts and tumors

-Spleen diseases and spleen removal


Respiratory System Surgical Diseases

-Congenital lung diseases, cysts

-Treatment of abscess and empyema due to lung infections

-Congenital diseases of the trachea

-Foreign body leakage into the trachea and bronchoscopic interventions

-Pneumothorax, hemothorax

-Deformities of the rib cage (shoemaker chest, pigeon chest)


Trauma in Children

-Traffic accidents

-Fall, assault and similar general body traumas

-Battered child syndrome

-Cutter, piercing, abdominal, chest traumas


Cancer Diseases and Surgical Treatments in Childhood

-Kidney neoplasms

-Tumors originating from nerve elements

-Soft tissue tumors

-Lymph node tumors

-Liver tumors

-Surgical treatment of tumors that spread to the lung

-Ovarian, testicular (ovarian) tumors

-Tumors of other organs



Surgical Treatment of Hormonal Diseases

-Thyroid gland (goiter) diseases

-Pancreatic diseases

-Adrenal gland diseases


Head and Neck Surgery in Children

-Neck masses

-Congenital neck cysts and sinuses



-All kinds of treatment of burns by standing and lying down