Department for surgical treatment of patients with cerebral perfusion lesions
- open surgery and endovascular procedures
- carotid arteries
- vertebral arteries
- subclavian arteries
- brachiocephalic trunk
Year of foundation: 1983 (first the group among surgery for magistral arteries, 15 City Clinical Hospital), from 1987 – official department status.
Darvish Nidal Ahmed Muhammed Ahmed
head of department
laureate of the Bakulev premie for the mayor contribution to the surgery of the brachiocephal arteries
deputy head of department
Mollaev Elmurza Biysoltanovich
Gvetadze Irakliy Avtandilovich
Ozolinsh Artur Arturovich
Valieva Ramilya Rafikovna
Svetlova Nataliya Yur’evna
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
- High cholesterol, obesity, overweight
- 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:
- Hospitalized 868;
- Med.day in hospital 9,0 days.
- Surgery: 438 operations in the department and 107 in other departments of the Centre.