Scientific advisory division consultative diagnostic center

In the first years of the Institute's work, the head of the advisory division was lieutenant-general of medical service Pavel Stolypin (1958-1961), who passed through the harsh years of war as the Chief Therapist of the Soviet Army. In 1998, the V.I. Burakovsky’s Institute of Cardiac Surgery of A.N. Bakulev’s Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, established on the basis of the Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery, moved to a new building on Rublyovskoye highway, which allowed to expand the activities of the scientific advisory division. Since 2016 Scientific advisory division on the Rublyovskoye Highway is included in the structure of Consultative diagnostic center. Consultative diagnostic center is headed by the Doctor of Medicine, professor Sergey Nikonov.

Since 1997 the Scientific advisory division on the Rublyovskoye Highway is headed by the Chief Children's Cardiologist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Medicine Marina Ermolenko. Deputy Head of the division - Doctor of Medicine Olga Medvedeva, Senior Nurse - Natalia Korobkova.

Over the years, the capacity of the scientific advisory division has significantly increased, the number of patients has increased to 32578 per year, the number of in-person medical consultations has increased to 64,958, and the number of hospitalizations in the departments of the Institute of Cardiac Surgery has grown to 16,223 per year. The functions of the scientific advisory division also include: consultation of patients with the purpose of clarifying the diagnosis, selection for hospitalization, dynamic observation of patients before and after the operation. The examination is carried out for patients from a few days old to old age.

In the scientific and advisory division, in addition to standard examination methods, including electrocardiography, x-ray studies, ultrasound echodopplercardiography, Holter monitoring of the electrocardiogram, samples with dosed physical activity, in the daily practice, doctors use the most modern diagnostic methods, such as magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, scintigraphy.

The employees of the division work on a comprehensive scientific topic: "Development of protocols for pre-hospital examination of patients with cardiovascular diseases and evaluation of the effectiveness of surgical treatment for outpatient monitoring". In recent years, defended the thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences M.L. Ermolenko, O.I. Medvedeva, I.V. Zemlyanskaya. Now, the scientific and advisory division on the Rublevskoe highway includes the following cabinets:

  • Cabinet of surgical treatment of interactive pathology
  • Cabinet of congenital heart disease – admission of children older than 3 years and adults with congenital heart disease
  • Cabinet of young children - admission of children from 1 to 3 years
  • Emergency surgery room for young children
  • Cabinet of the department of neonatal intensive cardiology
  • Cabinet of the department of reconstructive surgery of newborns
  • Cabinet of the department of emergency surgery of newborns
  • Cabinet of acquired heart defects
  • Cabinet of pulmonary hypertension
  • Cabinet of coronary heart disease
  • Cabinet of cardiomyopathy
  • Surgical treatment room for tachyarrhythmia patients
  • Cabinet of non-invasive arrhythmology

The scientific advisory division includes a department of letters, whose functions include correspondence with departments, ministries of health, citizens of Russia and other states. The medical documents received by the letters department are studied by the specialists of the scientific advisory division, after which the patients are directed to hospitalization or consultation.