The patient complained of pain in the posterior thoracic pain, eating difficulties, dysphagia.During examination, a 47-year-old man diagnosed with esophagus cancer of middle third. As in each case of tumor detection, this time also the experts of Tumor board were invited and decided to perform double-cavity surgery, in thoracoabdominal stage.
Before the surgery necessary medical aid was provided to stabilize the patient's condition, water-salt balance, the protein balance was regulated, he was fed with help of nasogastric tube.
Head of General & Thoracic Surgery Department, Deputy General Director for surgery of MC Erebouni Dr. Ara Vardanyan and surgeon Dr. Grigory Grigoryan for the first time in Armenia performed surgery of esophagus cancer of middle third.
The laparoscopic method involved mobilization of the stomach, removal of the surrounding lymphatic nodes, mobilization of the lower third of the esophagus.Proximal stomach resection has been performed.
As a result, a transplant from the stomach was formed, which should serve the patient as an esophagus.It has already been revealed at a thoracic stage of surgery, during revision, that the tumor has grown ...
The life of a patient with severe condition has been saved in MC Erebouni. He was diagnosed with aneurysm at the end of the aorta. The aorta was three times more extensible than the norm in the lumbar region and included the right kidney pulse. Kidney failure began. In such cases, the probability of aneurysm rupture is very high, which in most cases leads to patient death.
Martiros Hakobyan was operated on 8 months ago because of the bowel obstruction caused by the tumor.The large intestine could not be left in the abdomen, a colostomy was formed when the intestinal lumen was opened from the anterior wall of the abdomen.
Head of General & Thoracic Surgery Department of MC Erebouni Dr.Ara Vardanyan decided to try an unprecedented move in Armenia.
The colostomy was liquidated by restoring the intestine to its natural place.
Until now, this surgery has been performed in an open way in Armenia.
Dr. Ara Vardanyan performed it with laparoscopic method, releasing the patient from a number of possible complications of open surgery.
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.
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:
Multiprofile Surgery Clinic with a variety of narrowly specialized surgical departments which creates an opportunity for activities of highly professional multi-disciplinary surgical team.
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.
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.
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.