Department for surgical treatment of patients with cerebral perfusion lesions

Department, facilitie, capability, capacity, unit, ward

Year of foundation: 1983 (first the group among surgery for magistral arteries, 15 City Clinical Hospital), from 1987 – official department status. Chief of department: Darvish Nidal Ahmed Muhammed Ahmed, Ph.D, laureate of the Bakulev premie for the mayor contribution to the surgery of the brachiocephal arteries Substitute chief (vice chief, deputy chief) Eseneev Mussa Feliksovich Employee: surgeons Mollaev Elmurza Biysoltanovich, Gvetadze Irakliy Avtandilovich Ph.D., Ozolinsh Artur Arturovich, Ph.D., cardiologist Valieva Ramilya Rafikovna, ultrasound diagnost Svetlova Nataliya Yur’evna, Ph.D.

Remarkable (prominent, outstanding) persons: Founder – Burakovsky V.I., MD, Academic; general director of Center Bokeria L.A., MD, Academic; first chief of dep. (1983-1987) Grozovsky Yu.L., MD; 2nd chief (1987-1990) Kuperberg E.B. Ph.D., 3rd chief (1990-2012) Pirtchalaishvili Z.K., MD; surgeon and scientist Lavrent’ev A.V., MD.

Department perform diagnostics of patients with brachiocephal pathology, multifocal atherosclerosis, using ultrasound diagnostics, functional diagnostics, functional stress tests, x-ray contrast vessel diagnostics (angiography, coronarography) tomography of the brain;

Surgery on carotid arteries, vertebral arteries, subclavian arteries, brachiocephalic trunk, open surgery and endovascular surgery.

Consultations of patients after stroke, with high risk of stroke, vascular diseases.

  • Dizziness, vertigo, speech disturbance (alalia, dysphasia, disartria), transient visual disorders, (amavrosus fugax, lost of visual fields), episodes of weakness, hipesthesia, anesthesia of hand, leg, limbs on the one side (right or left limbs)
  • Age over 50 years
  • Male
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol, obesity, overweight
  • Smoking
  • Coronary artery disease (angina pectoris, myocardial infarction in the past); Periferial artery disease, surgery on the leg arteries previously

Diagnostics: Ultrasound duplex scan of the brachiocephal arteries

Review data: in 2016 г.:

  • Hospitalized 868;
  • in hospital 9,0 days.
  • Surgery: 438 operations in the department and 107 in other departments of the Centre.