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Who is Professor Dr. Fatma Tülin KAYHAN?

Assessment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea she is one of the few specialists in the world in the current and accurate diagnosis and surgical treatment.


While developing her expertise through an innovative and researcher approach, she is committed to offering her patients superior, comprehensive and state-of-the-art approach and care. While continuing her diagnosis and treatment plan, she works with the best institutions and organizations to get the highest level of care and is closely involved with her patients.


Professor Dr. Fatma Tülin Kayhan applies the most up-to-date and state-of-the-art techniques and technologies based on the most appropriate treatment and surgical methods, intensive experience and the latest scientific research and her own scientific studies.


Which operations does Professor Dr. Fatma Tülin Kayhan perform?

As a specialist and teacher of Ear Nose Throat diseases, Kayhan performs all the operations in the area of ​​Ear-Nose-Throat, Head and Neck Surgery competently. She is the leading surgeon in her field Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, which is used in "transoral robotic surgery". With the number and variety of Robotic Operations, Da Vinci Surgery has been awarded to her as an "Expert Surgeon".

How does Professor Dr. Fatma Tülin Kayhan plan the treatment for sleep apnea?

Collaps and obstruction in the sleep apnea and snoring occur in different parts of the upper respiratory tract. There may be problems in more than one area in the one place. Obstruction and collaps can be occur in the nose, palate, throat, tongue base and larynx areas and levels cause snoring and obstructive apneas.


Dr. Kayhan's philosophy in sleep apnea treatment: The right patient, to the right regions, to perform a successful treatment by doing the right operations.


Because of the surgical treatment is not the best way to treatment of every sleep apnea patient, she chooses for her patients the best way that they can be benefitted from the treatment.


The patients who can benefit from surgical treatment, it is necessary to accurately identify the locations, types, and quantities of obstructions in the upper respiratory tract for a successful sleep surgical treatment and to open it with the right and the best method.


For this, Dr. Kayhan assesses her patients very well before surgery. This assessment allows for all patients to plan the surgery for their needs instead of the same method used with all the other patients.


The purpose, results, effects and complications of each surgery developed for sleep apnea are different. Every method described has advantages and disadvantages. The surgeon's knowledge, skills and experience determine the outcome of success. For that reason, the method recommended by the surgeon should also predict success, failure and complications. Professor Dr. Fatma Tülin Kayhan's sleep apnea treatments by Robotic Multilevel Surgery are reported in the international articles, that she published, 80% of the success rates.

Why Should I be examined by Dr. Kayhan?

Snoring sleep apnea surgery is very new and highly changing field of medicine. Scientific studies in this area have shown that the surgeries performed by experienced surgeons and teams are more successful and the complications are less.


Dr. Kayhan's expertise, experience and scientific researches and studies enable her to carry out transactions using the most sophisticated and state-of-the-art techniques and technologies, as well as offering a very sensitive and careful patient care.


She is the pioneering surgeon who implements Transoral Robotic Surgery in Turkey. In Turkey and in the world she is one of the few leading surgeons with the number of cases over 300.


With this feature, she has the title of Expert Robotic Surgeon. She gives Robotic Surgery training to ENT specialists from Turkey and abroad.


She is one of the first surgeons in the world who practice Robotic Surgery in Sleep Apnea surgery.


Her work and results have been published in international scientific journals.


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