Medicine

Medical centers in Lviv Oblast get equipment for early cancer detection
13/11/2018
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Six interregional screening centers in Lviv Oblast (Drohobych, Sambir, Stryi, Chervonohrad and two ones in Lviv) were granted modern equipment for the early cancer detection.The gynecologic examination, colposcopy, ultrasound examination of the mammary glands (for women from 18 to 45 years of age), breast mammary (+45 years) are available to patients. This list of preventive examinations is recommended for all women and aimed at early detection of breast and cervical cancer
Mykolaiv doctors perform a unique surgery
30/09/2018
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The surgeons of the Mykolayiv Regional Children's Clinical Hospital conducted a unique operation.Local doctors operated a 17-year-old girl with and removed a right kidney cyst of 5 cm in diameter.The uniqueness of the surgery is that endoscopic retroperitoneal surgery has been applied to treat adult patients only
Lviv scientist to make an infertility treatment breakthrough
10/08/2018
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Anastasia Sybirna from Lviv, working at Cambridge University now, is preparing to make a breakthrough in the infertility treatment.The girl is working on the creation of sperm and eggs. Her results can cause a real breakthrough in the fight against infertility. She works together with John Gurdon, the Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine
Made by Ukrainians: cardiomo to save human life
19/03/2018
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Ukrainians have invented Cardiomo, portable device enabling to monitor the user's health and warn him about the disease.The device can prevent the user from development of dozens of diseases, such as: coronary heart disease, heart attack or stroke, and help to avoid fatal consequences. It binds to the body under the heart zone with the help of glue electrodes and monitors the vital health indicators: electrocardiogram, body temperature, lung work and heart rate
Bioengineering keeps regenerating bones and tissue loss of the wounded
27/11/2017
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'Bioengineering Rehabilitation for Wounded' project helped Oleksandr, a volunteer who participated in ATO, to save his leg and give a chance to keep an active lifestyle and go in for sports.Lately he has got the plate from the restored bone removed (he was wearing the plate for one and a half year while his bone was gaining solidness). He will have to use crutches for some period of time to allow his bone to adjust to workload and add some strength. Still in general, this makes the grand finale of his recuperation
Ukrainian surgeons are the first to perform an extraordinary operation
20/08/2017
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Surgeons of the Romodanov Institute of Neurosurgery in Kyiv conducted a unique operation to remove a brain tumor. As Volodymyr Rosumenko, the institute surgeon, says the tumor pressed on the patient's nerve endings that could lead to paralysis. It made the surgery very difficult. At first the doctors created a computer model of the tumor to see its location and the brain part it hurts. Such a model gives an opportunity to remove the tumor with an accuracy of half a millimeter