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EMBRYOSCOPE - ANOTHER IMPROVEMENT IN THE INFERTILITY TREATMENT.
The time-lapse embryo monitoring system performed by the EmbryoScope improves the success rate of the IVF treatment, minimizes the risk of the abortion and gives the treated couple higher hope for pregnancy and live birth. EmbryoScope unites incubator, computer, microscope and camera system. The appliance controls, evaluates and records at the same time the conditions in which are the embryos, so the embryologists can pick up the best embryo for transfer.
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC IKEM HAS TRANSPLANTED LIVER FROM ONE DONOR TO TWO CHILDREN AT THE SAME TIME,
PATIENTS ARE FINE.
There hasn´t been done this type of surgery in the Czech Republic yet, even most likely in the Central and Eastern Europe. The programme called „liver split“ has essentially reduced waiting time for children´s liver transplantation, which now takes 2 weeks on average compared to initially more than one year.
NEW SUTURE METHOD WITH EU CERTIFICATION
Medical doctors of University Hospital Motol in Prague has firstly operated gastric by special suture mounted in the endoscope. The intervention was performed in inhibition, lasted 20 minutes and patient was semi-conscious. The patient (male, 46 years) had complications after gastric surgery. In the surgery wound he had a fistula that was necessary to close. The surgery was carried out by Associate Professor Radovan Keil, chief physician of internal gastroenterology clinic.
NEW OPTION IN OBESITY TREATMENT FOR DIABETICS
The EndoBarrier method consists of bridging the small intestine thereby the nutrients are not absorbed and the patients lose weight. It concerns a non-surgical intervention where the 60 centimetre long plastic sleeve is installed endoscopically to delay the digestion. The advantage of this intervention is a weight-loss and in addition a natural decrease of blood sugar level after the exclusion of EndoBarrier. Based on researches this method is much more cheaper than a long-term treatment with insulin. The first intervention in the Czech Republic has been performed by IKEM in Prague. Moreover it has been tested in Germany, UK and Neatherlands.
UNIQUE HEART SURGERY
The first European mitral valve regurgitation without need of open-heart surgery has been operated by surgeons of the Faculty Hospital in Ostrava. The new method is much more considerate and can be carried out without extracorporeal circulation. Patients don´t have to use medicaments to prevent blood clot. The faculty Hospital is going to provide another 5 to 10 of such implantations this year.
IKEM TRANSPLANTED 50 HEARTS LAST YEAR, THE SECOND HIGHEST NUMBER
The Transplant Centre of the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM) managed to transplant 50 hearts, the second highest number in the Czech history. The most successful year was in 1997 where were 65 hearts transplanted. The intervention nowadays belongs to standard treatment of heart failure. One year after the transplantation survive more than 90 per cent of recipients, 86 per cent of recipients survive more than 10 years after the surgery. The last year´s heart transplantation was done on 30th December by surgeons in IKEM. Besides IKEM this difficult surgery has been carring out by cardiosurgery in Brno since 1992.
Teleneurology is another evolving field of telemedicine. Internationally It concerns the most frequently neurological remotely consultations using various telecommunicative technologies including telephone and internet. One of advantages of long-distance consultations are even decreased costs for travelling of patients. Statistically the teleneurology exercise in headache treatment, dementia, epilepsy, stroke, locomotor disorders and multiple sclerosis. The teleneurology comprises remote consultation, teleconference and eLearning.
DO YOU SUFFER FROM ARTHRITIS? USE CLINICAL AND ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF STEM CELL TREATMENT OF ARTHRITIS, A NEW TECHNOLOGY THAT ORIGINATED IN THE USA
The new method consists of insertion of stem cells and growth alelas of plasma directly into the affected joint which cause a regeneration of cartilage and its recovery thanks to own tissues. The reduction of pain can be already expected in 2 or 3 weeks. After 4-6 weeks of stem cells application it is suitable to check the clinical condition. The whole remodelling process of cartilage takes 2-3 months. According to the research of the University of South Florida approximately 86% of clients answered that they were satisfied with this treatment, felt the improvement and would undergo it аgain.