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Clinical Hospital n.a. S.R. Mirotvortsev

S.R. Mirotvortsev Clinical Hospital is a modern clinical hospital, teaching hospital, and medical research facility of Saratov State Medical University.

The Clinical Hospital has well-established traditions in teaching, patient care, and research. It is known in Russia and abroad. The Clinical Hospital is proud of its highly qualified staff: 18 Full Professors, 17 Doctors of Sciences, 65 Candidates of Sciences, 7 Honored Doctors of the Russian Federation, and 9 doctors with federal awards.

The Hospitalís medical staff includes more than 1 700 employees. There are 1 050 licensed beds, 440 of them pediatric. The Hospital operates departments, centers, and units of diagnostic radiology and therapeutic radiology, interventional radiology, ultrasound and functional diagnostics, endoscopy, MRI and CT diagnostics, rehabilitation and non-drug therapy, hemodialysis, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy; as well as nuclear medicine, clinical diagnostic, PCR, bacteriological, and cytological laboratories. The Hospital complex also includes an out-patient clinic and a dental care clinic.

The Hospitalís staff provides elective care, emergency treatment, and tertiary care to patients. Pediatric emergency care, inpatient care, and observation care provided for children at the Hospital makes up 80% of all the pediatric care provided across Saratov hospitals.

The Hospital provides services as part of the Program of State-Guaranteed Free Medical Services for the citizens of Saratov and Saratov Region, as well as the National Healthcare Project ďProviding High-Cost and High-Tech Medical Care ServicesĒ for patients from different regions and republics of the Russian Federation.

The Hospital annually provides medical services and treatment to more than 30 000 patients, including 13 000 children. About 1 000 patients receive high-cost and high-tech treatment in abdominal, thoracic, cardiovascular, oral, and maxillofacial surgery, urology (including live donor kidney transplantation), oncology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, endocrinology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, and pediatrics. More than 13 000 surgeries are performed annually, including high-cost surgeries like live donor kidney transplants, hip and knee replacement, and cardiovascular surgeries.

Preserving existing traditions of treatment based on medical research, all the Hospital clinics actively incorporate cutting-edge medical technologies and innovations in diagnosing and treatment.

S.R. Mirotvortsev Clinical Hospital is a leading medical research facility with long-standing traditions in research, acclaimed in Russia and internationally.

The Hospital houses 19 Medical University departments, with individual hospital departments serving as teaching environments for 9 Medical University clinics.

The Clinic of Faculty Surgery and Oncology is one of the leading health care institutions in Saratov Region, it offers highly-qualified medical help based on long-standing traditions of patient care.

Following healthcare modernization reforms, the Clinicís departments have been equipped with modern equipment that allows to use modern surgical techniques.

The use of minimally invasive surgical techniques as part of routine surgical practice allows to reduce a patientís post-surgery recovery time. Cutting-edge equipment of operating rooms allows to perform several laparoscopic surgeries simultaneously.

The Hospital daily administers treatment using laparoscopic electrosurgery and ultrasonic dissection techniques. A new argon plasma coagulation unit allows to administer extensive reconstructive surgery on the pancreas and liver, as well as to improve existing surgical techniques and to develop new aspects of high-tech patient care.

Equipped according to modern standards, the Clinic of Urology and Surgical Nephrology is committed to providing comfortable conditions and high-quality patient care by skilled and experienced medical staff to Russian and international patients. Over the recent years, the Clinic has started to regularly implement minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat urolithiasis with advanced coral calculi, and methods of fluorescence diagnostics in detecting early recurrences of bladder cancer to improve long-term results of treatment.

Newly acquired fiber and laser equipment has increased the range of minimally invasive procedures performed at the Clinic. The Clinic utilizes various techniques of laparoscopic procedures (including laparoscopic nephrectomy) to treat kidney, ureters, and adrenal gland diseases. An angiography medical system allows not only to give accurate diagnosis, but also to perform endovascular surgical procedures, such as angioplasty, stenting, and arterial embolization. More than 70 live donor kidney transplant surgeries have been performed at the Clinic, all of them with positive long-term results.

The Department of Gynecology provides services in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to treat different types of gynecological disorders.

The research conducted at the Department of Faculty Therapy is focused on cardiology, with a particular emphasis on studying atrial fibrillation, acute coronary insufficiency, and arterial hypertension. Surgical procedures performed at the Department are endovascular operations of coronary correction, renal artery and coronary artery stenting, balloon dilatation, and pacemaker implantation.

The Clinicís medical staff participates in international clinical studies in order to introduce new approaches in the treatment of arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary arterial hypertension, and refractory angina. Clinical trials carried out here allow to introduce new forms of medical treatment and therapy for patients with chronic kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and cardiovascular diseases.

Research interests of the medical specialists at the Clinic of Neurological Disorders are the treatment of cerebrovascular diseases, epilepsy, and autonomic nervous system disorders in elderly patients. The Pediatric Neurology Department provides consultation and diagnostic services to children with epilepsy. Modern neurophysiological techniques of electroencephalography and video electroencephalography are used to diagnose epilepsy. Patients with neurological disorders receive extensive psychophysiological rehabilitation therapy based on neurofeedback.

The Otolaryngology Clinic provides expert general and electroacoustic care and non-pharmacological therapies for the treatment of hearing loss and tonsil disorders. The Clinic deals with a full range of otolaryngologic, laryngeal, oncological, laryngoplasty, ear, nasal, and sinus operative procedures. The Clinic is equipped with the latest modern medical devices, a surgical microscope, an ENT-workstation, a fiberscope, an audiometer, and laryngeal surgical system.

Having close professional connections with pediatric surgery hospitals across Russia, the Pediatric Surgery Clinic has a tradition of excellence for its unique neonatal surgical expertise and skills. The Pediatric Emergency Surgery program offers a wide range of clinical expertise with surgical interventions, including endoscopy and laparoscopy. The Clinic was the first in Russia to perform a pediatric laparoscopic liver echinococcectomy, laparoscopic plastic surgery of the pyeloureteral segment of the ureter affected with hydronephrosis, and an anti-reflux surgery to correct vesicoureteral reflux. The Pediatric Trauma Center addresses the challenges of complex injuries and fractures through modern methods of arthroscopic surgery. The Clinicís physicians are members of many professional associations, including the European Paediatric Surgeons Association (EUPSA), and they annually present papers at about 50 conferences, including 20 Russian symposiums and congresses. Surgeons at the Department of Pediatric Uro-Andrology of the Research Institute of Basic and Clinical Uro-Nephrology are making important advances in medical research and innovation.

Pediatric Clinics offer the latest in specialized care and biologic treatment for patients with diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis, bronchial asthma, and gastrointestinal diseases.

The Faculty Pediatric Clinic conducts pioneering research in psychophysiology of children under normal and pathological conditions. The Hospital Pediatric Clinic specializes in the treatment of a wide range of gastroenterological disorders, cystic fibrosis, neonatal disorders, and diseases related to environmental and occupational exposures. Using results of clinical research studies, the medical staff of the Clinic introduces the latest medicines and methods of treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, bronchialasthma, and irritable bowel syndrome. The medical specialists at the Clinic of Pediatric Propaedeutics provide the highest quality care and advanced methods of treatment to patients with diabetes, thyroid disease, obesity, adrenal disorders, disorders of sexual development, and pituitary gland disorders. Glucose monitoring system and modern techniques of insulin therapy are used in the treatment of diabetes in children and adolescents. New rehabilitation technologies used at the Clinic include magnetic, photo, and color therapy.


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