NEW ENDOSCOPY METHOD INTRODUCTION IN ARMENIA. MASTER CLASS IN NAIRI MEDICAL CENTER
Thirty endoscopists and gastroenterologists have been following on-line the endoscopic surgery procedure with the use of latest technology at the operating theater of Nairi Medical Center. Alexander Smirnov from St. Petersburg first time in Armenia at Nairi Medical Center with the use of new Japanese equipment and latest technology performs the first endoscopic surgery on the esophagus in a patient with achalasia. Up to today Armenian specialists performed such intervention exclusively by open surgery. - With the help of an endoscope it is possible to provide also the endo-ultrasound diagnostic examination procedure. According to the Russian surgeon, the patient can return to home after 2 days after the procedure. According to experts endoscopic surgical interventions are more effective and safe, and are not accompanied by post-operative complications. Besides, patient rehabilitation period is much shorter. - The operation was successful, without any external cuts and open wounds, and the risk of recurrent disease is very low. The Russian surgeon from St. Petersburg with the use of the latest Japanese equipment will carry out another 8 endoscopic surgical interventions in Nairi Medical Center. In the near future Armenian specialists will go to St.Petersburg to get specialized in this sphere.