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Surgery Clinic

The Surgery Clinic of MC Erebоuni, as a leading multiprofile surgical clinic of the country, providing medical care in the main areas of surgery, such as Abdominal Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Purulent Surgery, Surgical Treatment of Thermal Injuries, Urology, Traumatology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


The activity of Surgery Clinic is based on  the best traditions of world medicine. At the disposal of specialists is a modern set of high-tech tools for the surgical treatment of any degree of complexity.


In the Surgery Clinic the high knowledge and experience of surgeons are combined with the ability to use the best equipment, which is available only a few Armenian specialists. This allows making the right decisions in regards to conservative and operative care for patients.


Due to presence of diagnostic clinic located in the MC Erebоuni it is possible to provide all patients with necessary diagnostic tests and examinations.

 

Erebouni Medical Center: Surgery Clinic


The Surgery Clinic consists of the following specialized departments:


  1. Anesthesiology Department
  2. Department of General and Thoracic Surgery
  3. Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery
  4. Department of Vascular  and Laser Surgery
  5. Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  6. The Department of Aesthetic and Maxillofacial Surgery
  7. Department of Coloproctology
  8. Department of Endocrine Surgery
  9. Department of ENT
  10. The Department of Plastic and Microsurgery
  11. Department of Urology
  12. Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics  

The Department of Anesthesiology  provides anesthetic management of planned and emergency surgery, intensive therapy and resuscitation of patients patients in critical conditions in 7/24 format.


Specialists of the department are familiar with all modern methods of anesthesia for various profiles of surgery, including low-flow inhalation anesthesia, intravenous anesthesia, and commonly used methods of regional anesthesia: epidural, spinal and spinal-epidural anesthesia types. Department is equipped with modern medical equipment.


The Department of General and Thoracic Surgery has all necessary tools and conditions for the successful performance of surgical interventions. The operating theaters by its equipping and sterility maintaining meet the international standards that make possible the performance of high complexity surgery. Besides, it  improves the quality of care, reduce the risk of complications, shortens the patient's stay in hospital.

 

Erebouni Medical Center: Department of General and Thoracic Surgery


At the Department of General and Thoracic Surgery the following surgical interventions are performed:


  • All types of invasive diagnostic procedures, including biopsies of internal organs
  • Surgery on the organs of the thorax, including thoracoscopic interventions
  • Surgery on the abdomenen with a predominant use of laparoscopic techniques
  • Surgery on the mammary glands, including organ-preserving and restoration procedures that ensure full rehabilitation

 

Erebouni Medical Center: Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery


In the Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery it is carried out the following types of surgery:

 

  • laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendectomy, repair of hernia with laparoscopic techniques and open surgery
  • laparoscopic surgery of liver
  • laparoscopic surgery of liver abscesses
  • Laparoscopic fundapplication by Nissen (on hernia of the diaphragm)
  • Laparoscopic hemicolectomy
  • adrenalectomy
  • laparoscopic dissection of adhesions (on bowel obstruction)
  • on stomach or duodenal ulcer perforation
  • laparoscopy procedure for diagnostics purpose
  • bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)


The Department of Vascular and Laser Surgery is performed in patients with various diseases of the aorta, the great arteries and veins and peripheral vessels. One of the priorities is the treatment of atherosclerotic lesions of the aorta, its branches, and arteries. A huge technological arsenal of Erebоuni MC enables the most advanced to date diagnostic tests and surgery: aortic aneurysm, carotid artery stenosis, atherosclerosis of the arteries of the lower extremities, varicose veins. As an alternative method of treatment is often considered phlebosclerosing therapy and percutaneous laser coagulation, which are conducted on vessels of small diameter, less traumatic, performed on an outpatient basis and usually provides a good cosmetic result.


The activity of Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic or "bloodless" Surgery Department is performed as part of abdominal surgery in accordance with its modern standards and criteria. In its activities the department is guided by international protocols and standards. Effectiveness and the level of complications after surgery in the department are comparable with the internationally accepted standards.


Department of Esthetic and Maxillofacial Surgery performs surgery at: 

  • inflammatory diseases of maxillofacial region;
  • injuries;
  • a variety of tumors and neoplasms;
  • congenital and acquired defects and deformities of the mouth, face, neck and teeth.

Highly qualified specialists and high-standard contemporary equipment allows to carry out the most complex surgical intervention in the field of aesthetic and maxillofacial surgery, returning patients to normal life even in the most difficult cases.


The department conducted the surgery on the soft and bone tissues of maxillofacial area and neck, the cranial vault, in the mouth, on the ears and nose, the entire range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.


In the Department of Coloproctology diagnostics, therapeutic and surgical treatment of acute and chronic diseases of the rectum and colon are performed, including the most severe patients suffering from cancers, inflammatory diseases of the colon, diverticular disease of the colon. In the treatment of patients the department is uses the modern international protocols and high-tech minimally invasive techniques with the shortest period of postoperative rehabilitation.


The basic principle of the Department activity is a short period of hospitalization at the maximum efficiency of treatment that get possible with the most modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.

 

Erebouni Medical Center: Department of Endocrine Surgery


Department of Endocrine Surgery is a specialized department where performed surgery on the thyroid and parathyroid gland, adrenal glands, breast and pancreas. The department for the first time in Armenia performs laparoscopic adrenalectomy, endoscopic thyroidectomy. Currently, in this respect the methodological and technical precision standards.


Possession of complex technologies and the latest equipment allows specialists to give priority to less invasive (minimally invasive) surgery: minimal access surgery, video endoscopic surgery, surgical procedures under ultrasound and others.


The Department of Otorhinolaryngology provides the surgery of patients with nasal, sinuses, pharynx and larynx pathology.


Surgical treatment is carried out with modern and minimally invasive techniques. The endoscopic interventions in the treatment of diseases of the nose, sinuses, larynx and pharynx, microsurgical hearing restoration, sanitizing surgeries on the ear or in other ENT organs or neck area in case of inflammatory processes, functional surgery for facial injuries, surgical treatment of cancer in the upper respiratory tract, treatment of purulent diseases of ENT organs are carried in the Department of ENT with the use of the newest medical technologies, provides a minimal traumatism and rapid postoperative recovery of patients.


Since 2004 due to the joint program with international partners for the first time in Armenia the Department of ENT has introduced a program of cochlear implantation. Besides, the program of audio-screening  of newborns, presented by Department of ENT had been approved as state program in 2008 by the Ministry of Health of RA.

 

Erebouni Medical Center: Department of Plastic Surgery and Microsurgery


Department of Plastic Surgery and Microsurgery — is a department that works in the area of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. The department is equipped and periodically updated with modern equipment and technologies, which allow using in daily practice more effective and less invasive treatments with higher outcomes. The high qualification, experience and team work style are the key to the success of even the most complex surgical procedures in the Department.


The Department of  Urology is a modern, highly equipped department that provides non-stop reception, diagnosis and treatment of routine and emergency patients with urological problems. The Department holds the leading position in the Republic in the sphere of medical care and introduction of innovative strategies for the treatment and research of diseases of male and female urinary tract and male reproductive organs.


The department focuses on the combination of the conservative and various complexity surgical therapies. Careful attention is paid to improving the quality of life of the patient. In case of necessity the plastic and reconstructive surgery are also performed. The minimally invasive surgery cases are performed using cryosurgical, laser and laparoscopic techniques.


Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology  treats all types of injuries, congenital and acquired defects of the musculoskeletal system. Department is equipped with modern operating theater where the high-tech surgery are performed on daily base, including emergency cases. The clinic uses the modern methods and technologies for the treatment that offered by the world's leading specialized associations (AO / ASIF, AAOS, etc.). Annually about 1400 and more orthopedic surgeries are performed at the Department: hip replacement, knee replacement, arthroscopy of large joints (hip, knee, shoulder and ankle), corrective osteotomy and musculo-tendinous plastic in congenital and acquired defects of musculoskeletal apparatus.


The Surgery Clinic in its activity adheres to the following principles:


  • Surgical treatment is carried out strictly according to the indications, and only if the therapeutic treatment has been non- effective;
  • Preference always is given to organ preserving and sparing surgery when it possible;
  • In most cases, the surgery are carried out by the most gentle methods: using endoscopy techniques, endovideosurgery;
  • In case of necessity of simultaneous surgery on different organs and systems the method of simultaneous surgery by multiprofile surgical team are performed.

 

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