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Chemotherapy Department of  MC Erebouni: News from Paxman cool scalp
Recently, in 29.11.2016, the special designed device Paxman cool scalp ,which is unique in whole Caucasian region , was acquired by The Department of Chemotherapy of MC Erebouni . It is a special cooling device-cup for the head, due to which the patients can avoid hair loss while receiving chemotherapy curse for the treatment of oncological diseases.   It has passed few period of time since it became possible to use this device in Erebuni MC, but we have already some very promising results.   After carrying out 2 courses of chemotherapy in 7 patients, it was stated more than 60 % of hair preservation. It’s an excellent result, considering the fact, that the patients after the 2nd course of chemotherapy, usually lost the most of the hair (up to 99%). It is important to note, that Paxman cool scalp is mainly used in chemotherapy of mammary and ovarian cancer.   There are a few contraindications for applying the above mentioned device: hypertension, scalp diseases, brain metastases.   The use of a new method of Paxman cool scalp in chemotherapy of the mentioned patients has been carried out in MC Erebouni free of charge. ...
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New methods of treatment of the patients with pulmonary hypertension in MC Erebouni.
Pulmonary hypertension is a severe, progressive disease with a gradual pressure increase in the rightventricle, development of insufficiency on the right ventricle with a lethal outcome. Despite the latest advancesand successes in the treating of pulmonary hypertension, many patients remain in a severe condition with high hospitalization and medication expenses.   There is a need for innovative methods of treatment. Creation of right-to-left interatrial shunt in these patients can increase systemic output, thereby improve transportation and oxygen delivery. However, used for this purpose balloon dilation atrial septostomy or stent implantation have significant drawbacks such as spontaneous closure of a created atrial defect, excessive desaturation, occlusion of an implanted stent, the inability to regulate the size of the shunt etc.   In January 19th of 2017 in conference hall of CardiologyClinic of MC Erebouni is held the presentation of the latest intracardiac prosthesis from German Occlutech company - Atrrial Flow Regulator (AFR). It is designed to treat diastolic dysfunction, pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure. It is not only for compensating and improve ...
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Risk is a noble cause!
In November 2015 a patient E.M., 1978y/b, Armenian living abroad has been admitted to MC Erebouni for surgical treatment of uterine fibroids.   The patient expects to be pregnant because of continuously increasing size of the belly, which corresponded to 20 weeks of pregnancy. According to ultrasound scan, it has been diagnosed: multiple uterine fibroids (the largest node on pedicle is 180× 106× 166 mm. the volume of the node is 1660 sm³), as well as several nodes of a small size ˜ 3 sm with a deformation of the uterine cavity.   Due to contraindications for open surgical treatment of the patients (systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid syndrome, pulmonary embolism, mitral regurgitation IV, pulmonary hypertension I) the alternative method as an uterine arteries embolisation was discussed. The patient has applied to various foreign clinics, but had been refused in any intervention due to life-threatening condition and very high risk even for embolisation procedure. However, because there was no other chose to treat and help the patient the specialists of MC Erebouni took decision to perform myoma embolization, that had been performed in November ...
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Harutyun Kushkyan

Erebouni Medical Center is the biggest medical institution in the Republic of Armenia where people get multiprofile, high- quality medical care in accordance with world standards.


Thanks to scientific, clinical and educational activities of the specialists, collaboration with leading medical institutions, constanty adopted modern technologies from the leading companies: Siemens, Dragger, Schtorz, Rosh, Olympus, Erebouni Medical Center has gained wide recognition in our country as well as abroad.


Training, specialization and continious education of the Center's specialists at the leading clinics of the world and their participation at international scientific meetings allow to introduce continuously the newest acievements in medicine into the practical activity of the Center.


The patients have possibility to obtain a consultation and a second opinion of the leading specialists from Germany, France, Russia, USA and other countries regarding diagnostics and treatment provided at Erebouni MC.


Erebouni Medical Center is one of the clinical bases of Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi and Armenian Medical University, where the students get education for Batchelor's degree and Master's degree or specialization in clinical residency. The Center is also the clinical basis for post- graduate and continious medical education. There are given wide oppportunities for research in the Center including doctoral and postdoctoral research study.


Erebouni Medical Center, paying great attention to the training of nurses in accordance with international educational standards and programs, is also the main clinical basis for «Erebouni» Medical College.


The individual approach to each patient – is the pledge of qualified medical care. It is the motto and main principale of the work of Erebouni Medical Center.


Administration and the team of the Erebouni Medical Center make all efforts for ensuring the high- quality, effective and safe treatment for patients.

We wish you all good health!

With respect,
Harutyun Kushkyan

With regards Harutyun Kushkyan
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Erebouni Medical Center

Erebouni Medical Center was founded in 1991 on the basis of clinical hospital «Erebouni». The center has passed the creative way of establishment and development, and today it is the biggest medical center of Armenia, which realizes clinical, research and educational activities, thanks to which it has obtained recognition in our country as well as beyonds its borders.

Erebouni Medical Center has 8 basic clinics: Diagnostics, Surgery, Therapy, Emergency Medical Care and Ambulance, Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery, Neurology & Neurosurgery. There are located more than 40 specialized departments, and also Maternity Home and Outpatient clinic.


The medical center is equipped with modern diagnostic, medical and surgical equipment, as well as extended instrumental base, which allows performance of a wide range of diagnostic and laboratory examinations.


Due to the profile integration in MC Erebouni the new multidisciplinary specialized units, equipped with the modern complete sets of professional equipment was created:

 

Erebouni Medical Center

 

  • Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic which covers the functional and invasive diagnostics of cardiovascular diseases, interventional cardiology and arrhythmology, endovascular and cardiovascular surgery;

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery Clinic with extensive integrated functional and invasive neurodiagnostics, intensive and interventional treatment of stroke (Stroke Center), spinal surgery and neurosurgery;

  • Emergency Medical Care & Ambulance Clinic with specially equipped highly specialized teams of emergency care, which has all facilities to perform emergency diagnostics;

  • Multiprofile Surgery Clinic with a variety of narrowly specialized surgical departments which creates an opportunity for activities of highly professional multi-disciplinary surgical team.

 

Angiography and Intervention cardiology

 

In the highly equipped, comfortable and high quality Maternity Clinic of MC Erebounievery year there are registered more than 3700 deliveries, and approximately 27000 women every year get in-patient treatment in the departments of surgical and conservative gynecology. The out-patient service of Maternity Home serves approximately 200.000 women per year.


The Center for Women's Reproductive Health, established in cooperation with the Bet Israel Hospital (Boston) and UCLA Medical Center, for the first time in Armenia has introduced a program of prevention of precancerous diseases, family planning, new protocols for the management of high-risk pregnant women and others.


The ambulance service of Erebouni Medical Centerrealizes timely mobilization of more than 200 severe patients per month from Yerevan and other regions of Armenia with provision of qualified emergency medical aid and their further specialized treatment organization in appropriate departments of the Center.

 

Cardiovascular Surgery Department


Today, more than 402 physicians work at the MC «Erebouni», including academicians and professors, 10 doctors with Grand PhD degree (Doctors of Medical Science), 35 doctors with PhD degree (Candidates of Medical Science), and also 618 nurses. More than 600 patients per day get inpatient care in different departments of MC «Erebouni».


The Center provides medical services to inhabitants of Armenia as well as to foreigners.

Erebouni Medical Center has huge contribution not only in the development of the medical science of Armenia, but also in the development and the extension of a spectrum of medical services in general. The staff of Erebouni Medical Center constantly works out new projects and programs for modernization and improvement of medical services, every now and then re-equipping the technical facilities of the clinic with new equipment from leading companies such as Siemens, Dragger, Storz, Rosh, Olympus. Erebouni MC is constantly enlarging its collaboration with most famous clinics of the world, and creates new opportunities for multilateral cooperation of Armenian doctors with leading foreign specialists.

 

Cardiovascular Surgery Department


MC Erebouni is also one of the main bases for the clinical chairs of medical universities and colleges in the country, and its staff performs not only clinical but also education activities. There are all necessary conditions and facilities for both undergraduate (bachelor and master degree) and postgraduate (clinical residency, specialization) trainings, as well as for specialization and research.


On the basis of MC Erebouni doctoral and PhD students actively conduct their research projects. Today MC Erebouni is one of the major medical institutions of the country, which is the basis for multicenter clinical studies, and its staff is managing the joint multicenter clinical research projects.


Erebouni Medical Center has been repeatedly nominated at the competition «National Trust» and was awarded with the title «The Best Medical Organization» and «The Best Provider of Medical Services».


Erebouni Medical Center has also multitude international prices, which indisputably testifies to its international acknowledgement.

 

 

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