Belarusian specialists mastering new neurosurgery methods

Belarusian specialists mastering new neurosurgery methods

New methods of treating blood tumor are being mastered in Belarus.

The death percentage form this serious illness in Belarus is only 1.5%; it is a very low figure. This was reached thanks to the latest diagnosis technologies, which allow to precisely plan an operation and qualitative after-operation recovery. About 300 operations like this are carried out at the State Institution «Republican Research and Clinical Center of Neurology and Neurosurgery».

What is more, after such operations patients can go home on the third day.

Sergei Kaptsevich, leading scientific worker at State Institution «Republican Research and Clinical Center of Neurology and Neurosurgery»:
As many as 450-470 blood tumor operations are carried out in Belarus annually. The majority of these operations are carried out at our center. We regularly go to regional centers and operate patients who cannot b transported.

Eduard Vasilevich, Deputy Director of the organizational and methodical work at State Institution «Republican Research and Clinical Center of Neurology and Neurosurgery»:
Patients from abroad come to our center. The majority of them are from Russia and Ukraine. Medical aid was render to 215 foreigners in 2017.

The State Institution «Republican Research and Clinical Center of Neurology and Neurosurgery» receives more than 30 thousand patient every year. In 2018 the center is planning to buy new equipment which will allow improving the quality of neurosurgery operations.