Turkish actor Nejat İşler in intensive care
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
Hürriyet photoRenowned Turkish actor Nejat İşler, 41, who was hospitalized on Jan. 17 in the western province of Muğla’s Bodrum district due to septic shock caused by severe lung infection, has been receiving treatment in the intensive care unit of the Acıbadem Bodrum Hospital.
Speaking about the actor’s situation after a visit to the hospital on Jan. 20, Bodrum Mayor Mehmet Kocadon said his severe condition was stable and doctors were discussing transferring him to Istanbul.
“Doctors believe he could get over this problem. I also think that he will beat this illness,” the mayor said.
Meanwhile, Acıbadem Bodrum Hospital chief doctor Aydın Aksoy said İşler was responding to treatment.
“When he came to the hospital, the actor was suffering from septic shock and respiratory failure caused by a severe lung infection. His kidneys, heart and blood cells were also affected by the condition,” he said in a statement. “He is still in critical condition despite positive developments in the laboratory tests in the last 12 hours. He has been strictly followed by intensive care, general surgery, infectious disease, hematology, pulmonology, cardiology and gastroenterology doctors,” he added.
İşler’s friends and fans rushed to the hospital.
Born in Istanbul in 1972, the actor İşler is known for his roles in films including “Kaybedenler Kulübü” (2011), “Yumurta” (2007) and “Mustafa Hakkında Herşey” (2004). His recent role was in a TV series called “İntikam,” the Turkish adaptation of U.S. TV series “Revenge.”