Mykolaiv doctors perform a unique surgery
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
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
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
'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
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
UKRAINIAN CANADIANS donate expensive equipment to the children's hospital
Under SickKids Hospital cooperation Ukrainian Canadians donated modern equipment to the sum of Hr 10 million to Lviv city children's hospital neurosurgery department. Apparatus to determine the depth of anesthesia, special microscope to improve microsurgical interventions, special ultrasound machine specifically designed for operations in brain and spinal cord can help conduct complex surgery more accurately and thoroughly, and organize the whole process more effective. The equipment has already helped to save two children