LIV stands for Leading International Vision, showing the recognition of Liv Hospital by the medical community as the leader at the world arena of the medical services
Two factors, namely the best doctors of Turkey and in the world, as well as the multi-disciplinary approach, helped LIV Hospital to become the leading center for qualitative medical services in a short time.
LIV Hospital applies the most advanced diagnostics and treatment methods, including such modern technologies as: Da Vinci Surgical System; True Beam linear accelerator; True Beam linear accelerator; 4D cardiograph; The modern medical departments, the high-end technologies and the experienced professionals helped LIV Hospital to become the center of the world medicine coming out of the medical professional from all over the world.This medical institution can be considered as leading in the following fields: cardiosurgery; oncology; traumatology; bariatrics; neurosurgery; dentisty;
LIV HOSPITAL NETWORK STRUCTURE
Liv Hospital is a network of 4 clinics: Liv Ulus, Liv Ankara, Liv Samsun and Liv Istinie Bahceshehir. So the patient can get quality and affordable treatment in any of 4 cities in Turkey. Liv Ulus Hospital is located in Istanbul. It can accept 154 patients for inpatient treatment. There are 50 departments, the most developed of which are oncology, transplantology, robotic surgery, stem cell therapy. Liv Ulus Hospital has been accredited by JCI and ISO-TUV for high quality medical services. Liv Ankara Hospital is located in the capital of Turkey. The hospital has been internationally recognized for the quality of its robotic and abdominal surgery. Liv Ankara Hospital offers bone marrow transplantation, removal of prostate tumor by Da Vinci robot, treatment of degenerative spine diseases and much more. The Liv Istinia Hospital is a 21-floor building with 30 rooms, 12 operating rooms, 394 patient rooms and 94 intensive care units. The Hospital has a Spine Surgery Center and Epilepsy Center. Cardiac Surgery is well-developed: a TAVI valve implantation can be performed here. Samsun Hospital is located close to the Black Sea coast. Besides pleasant sea climate and premium services, the hospital can offer assistance in 25 medical fields. The hospital is equipped with 4 modern operating rooms and can accommodate 60 patients. The clinic is often visited for treatment of urological diseases and diabetes mellitus. It provides quality medical care to children.
LIV HOSPITAL’S QUALITY MARK
As of the first day of its operations till nowadays, LIV Hospital keeps assured that the best therapy is based on the individual approach to every patient. The Hospital has received an honorary award in 2016 of the Center of Excellence for the achievements in the robotic surgery as well as the bariatric surgery. Liv Hospital is recognized by the world community confirming the most prestigious medical accreditation of Joint Commission International (JCI) as well as TÜV, i.e. ISO European standard certificate.
WHY DO PATIENTS MAKE THEIR CHOICE IN THE ADVANTAGE OF LIV HOSPITAL?
Reason №1. High survival rates The daily operation of LIV Hospital is based on the perfect service approach and focuses on the health rather than the disease. About 13,000 operations are held at the hospital annually. Over 50,000 patients worldwide choose Liv Hospital among the best medical centers of the world. The survival rate after cardiologic, neurosurgical as well as digesting tract surgeries exceeds the average on in Turkey for 10%, i.e. 96% for cardiologic, 91% for neurosurgery and 94% for digesting tract. Reason №2. Medical treatment based on science The patients make their choice in the advantage of LIV Hospital because the hospital activity is based on science. The hospital doctors compare the received results with the data of their colleagues from the other TOP rated medical centers of the world. Moreover, its employees have carried out over 36 international scientific forums for the time of the hospital activity. Reason №3. More new clnics in Turkey Liv Hospital managers do not stop at the success reached, by means of further researching in the medical developments. Nowadays they are building the research and development center LIV Topkapi as the future center of the scientific developments enabling to assist more patients in a qualitative way. Apart from that, the majority of the best personnel of the hospital cooperates with Istinye University in the field of the medical researches. Reason №4. Approach to patient care LIV Hospital differs from other medical centers from all over the world both by the applied technologies and by approach of service provided for the patients (guests) and understanding of the “health care” definition. A patient becomes not a sick person, but a guest of LIV Hospital. Therefore, a special Department was established called “Department for Guest Service” greeting and meeting at the entrance, by escorting the patients and their family on every floor.
FEATURES OF THE CLINIC MODERN TECHNOLOGIES AND TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT IN LIV HOSPITAL
The major peculiarity of LIV Hospital is the advanced technologies and treatment, as well as mostly important the experience of their application by the specialists. LIV Hospital is specialized on robotic surgery by Da Vinci Surgical System. This is a surgical robot operated by an experienced specialist. It enables to get 3D images of the operated site during the operation, resulting in high precision while making the small incisions for operations. This system is also applied for cancer treatment, operations on heart as well as all the laparoscopic operations. One of the recent technical achievements applied at LIV Hospital is the linear accelerator TrueBeam STx. This technology shows its high efficiency while treating the people suffering from cancer, as the equipment enables the maximal irradiation of the tumor, with no impact on the healthy tissues. The system for treatment planning Acuros XB was firstly introduced at LIV Hospital for the first time in Turkey. This system enables more precise calculation of the required irradiation dosage in comparison to other medical centers which is very important in radiotherapy.
LIV ORTHOPEDIC CENTER
The Liv Clinic Orthopedics and Traumatology Center is the only medical institution in the country that collaborates with AOSpine, the European Community of Spinal Surgeons. It uses the latest models of robotic equipment that allows operations to be performed as safely as possible for patients. Many years of experience of the Center’s specialists and modern minimally invasive methods of treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system make it possible to develop and improve this area, as well as bring it to a leading position. It is also important that the Center of Orthopedics and Traumatology annually carries out about 3,000 surgical interventions for the treatment of orthopedic pathologies. The Orthopedics and Traumatology Center is equipped with the AOSpine robotic orthopedic system. This installation is used for joint replacement. With the help of 3-D modeling, Liv Hospital doctors can successfully perform complex joint replacement operations without injuring muscles and ligaments.
LIV NEUROSURGERY DEPARTMENT
Specialists of Liv Hospital in Turkey carry out all kinds of operations on the brain and spinal cord, as well as the spine. Surgical interventions are carried out using the latest generation equipment, and in particular the robot surgeon Da Vinchi. In 2015, doctors at Liv Medical Center performed about 260 neurosurgical operations, the success rate of which was more than 90%. Moreover, in the country, the average success rate of such interventions is 10% lower. Liv Hospital in Istanbul is highly effective in treating Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, etc. It serves patients of all ages, from infants to older people.
OBESITY TREATMENT AT LIV HOSPITAL
The Obesity Treatment Center at the Liv Hospital in Istanbul has been named as the Center of Excellence. Over the past two years, the specialists of this institution have performed about 1,000 operations to treat excess weight. Patients at the Liv Hospital Obesity Treatment Center in the first month after bariatric surgery lose about 20% of their weight, and in the second – this result improves by 27%. Six months after the surgical treatment of obesity, weight loss is more than 50%. After 12 patients they lose 70% of excess weight. The effectiveness of bariatric surgery at Liv Hospital Clinic is confirmed by hundreds of grateful reviews from patients from all over the world.
LIV DENTAL CLINIC
LIV Dental Clinic deserves a special attention. This is one of the newest departments of LIV Hospital offering the modern and qualitative treatment of tooth and oral cavity diseases. Prosthetics and implants are on a significant prominent level here, by applying the high-end materials with a lifetime warranty. The following services are provided LIV Dental Clinic: Orthodontics (teeth alignment, occlusion correction etc.) Prosthetics and implants Surgery (removal of teeth and cysts, and jaw reconstruction etc.) Pediatric dentistry
SPORTS MEDICINE AT LIV HOSPITAL
Liv Hospital is widely known for providing premium medical services in almost all areas of medicine. One of these areas is sports medicine. The hospital is one of the medical bases of the famous Turkish football club Besiktas. Here, the players receive a full range of medical care in case of sports injuries, regular screening examinations of athletes are conducted. The Liv Hospital clinic diagnoses and treats: dislocations sprains and tears of joints joint injuries meniscus tears bursitis The hospital has all the necessary diagnostic equipment, modern hybrid operating rooms, and the principles of asepsis and antispectics meet high international standards. Operations are carried out using modern arthroscopes, which makes it possible to significantly reduce the number of postoperative complications and the recovery and rehabilitation period. Treatment is carried out jointly with specialists from the department of orthopedics and traumatology of the clinic.
TREATMENT COST AT LIV HOSPITAL PROCEDURE COST
Specialist consultation from $120 MRI from $600 Oncological examination from $3,600 Chemotherapy from $1,300 (for 1 course) Robotic prostatectomy from $14,000 Intervertebral hernia removal from $11,000 Knee Replacement from $14,000