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92-year-old paralyzed patient in Kütahya walked again after treatment

92-year-old Emine Adakuş, who was unable to walk after suffering cerebral palsy in Kütahya, regained her health after her treatment.
92-year-old Emine Adakuş, who was unable to walk after suffering cerebral palsy in Kütahya, regained her health after her treatment.

Adakuş, who resides in the Gediz district, applied to the district hospital with complaints of sudden inability to speak on her right side, impaired perception and limitation of movement.

Adakuş, who was referred to Kütahya Health Sciences University (KSBU) Neurology Clinic, was found to be clogged in one of the main arteries feeding the left half of the brain in the cerebral angiography performed during his first examination.

Associate Professor of Neurology Department. Dr. Prof. Mustafa Çetiner from the Department of Neurosurgery. Hasan Emre Aydın made the necessary intervention to Adakuş and opened the clogged vein with thrombolytic therapy.

Assoc. Dr. In his statement, Çetiner stated that acute stroke is an emergency situation and noted that the main purpose of treatment in this case is to open the occluded vessel.

Stating that his permanent disability decreased with early treatment, Çetiner said, “Therefore, stroke patients should be referred to hospitals with stroke centers as soon as possible after the symptoms of stroke are noticed. Ms. Emine was also referred to our clinic on time and the necessary intervention was done. Thrombolytic treatment showed significant benefit. The occluded vessel was opened after discharge. Three months later, Emine came to our stroke outpatient clinic on foot for a checkup. This situation makes both our patient and we very happy.” spoke.

Mehmet Sarıusta

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