Thursday, September 10, 2009

First cyberknife in Ukraine

from the IV MB, by yyy60:

>>First cyberknife in Ukraine

** translated from Ukrainian **

First in Eastern Europe, oncology, equipped with modern kibernozhem, opened in Kiev

KIEV, September 10. (Hope Yurchenko - Ukrinform).

The first eastern Europe Medical Center Kiberklinika Spizhenka "in which to treat cancer using a unique technology kibernizh, opened today in the village Kapitanovka Kyiv Kiev to Kyiv region. Radiohirurhichna robotic CyberKnife G4 System allows to remove malignant tumors in any part of the body without damaging surrounding healthy tissue. The founder of the clinic is a medical doctor, academician Yuri Spizhenko AMS, the correspondent UKRINFORMu.Pershyy Deputy Health Minister Alexander Bilovol in a speech at the opening of oncology called the event "historic and landmark.

"Thanks to the efforts of George Spizhenka today, everyone can count on in Ukraine ... Today people there last hope, but hope and concrete quality" - he O.Bilovol.Zasnovnyk clinic Spizhenko Yu explained that the idea of took a year and a half ago, and its cost to build an incredible tension of all participants in the process managed by 9 months.

Today the Medical Center is a Department of Diagnostic Radiology, allowing without surgery and without pain to treat cancer tumors for 30-90 hvylyn.Uchenyy told that, unlike the gamma knife, which can treat brain tumors smaller than 2 , 5 cm, and head of the patient requires special fixation frame, using kibernozha no need to do, and treatment are tumor size up to 5-6 sm.Yu.Spizhenko also explained the technology of handling with kibernozha.

In preparation of the patient before the operation to inspect the computer tomography and magnetic, then the special equipment pictures nakladayutsya each одний, more doctors determine the contours of the disease and all that is transmitted to kibernizh. Цей процес називається планом операції. This process is called plan of operations. When he was drafted, includes robotic system kibernizh, which depending on the size of the tumor and its localization in half an hour-hour operation conducted. The patient goes home the same day. During 2.5 months after tumor irradiation zmorschuyetsya, then there precipitated salt and the place formed a small scar.

"This technology already works in Ukraine, and we currently do not have to send our people abroad" - the uchenyy.Vin also said that the U.S. installed 100 such machines, which are combined in a corporate network users kibernozhiv. Medical Center Kiberklinika Spizhenka - one outside the U.S. member of the association, which gives its employees the opportunity within 24-48 hours to advise the patient to any American scholar. "The main consultants clinics are outstanding domestic scholars - Professor Anatoly Makarov, Evgeny Pedachenko and Mykola Polishchuk. But if such advice is needed, we can get it" - the founder of medical tsentru.

Na press conference at the opening of the clinic Yu Spizhenko avoided of answers to questions about the financial side of the building the most advanced oncology clinics in Ukraine, said only that the return will go approximately 5 and a half years. The cost of operation, depending on the amount and localization of tumor ranged from 12 to 17 thousand dollars, children get 10 per cent discount. The clinic treated tumor lung, prostate, pancreas and breast, liver, kidney, brain and spinal cord, bones, skulls and so forth.

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