Objective. The purpose of the study was assessing of the effectiveness of functioning of inpatient and out-patient care for patients with infectious pathology in Grodno region and justifying of the infectious disease service reorganization. Materials and methods. The annual reports of the infection service and the official data on the infectious diseases rate in Grodno region were analyzed.
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The article is based on a review of foreign and domestic literature dedicated to the problem of medical tourism.
The article presents data on the morphofunctional characteristics of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the routes of the infectionspread, and the mechanisms of HIV replication as well as the recent classification of antiretroviral agents used to treat HIV-infected patients.The review considers the pharmacological properties, indications and contraindications for use of nucleoside and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors and presents international nonproprietary names of antiviral agents.
Medical rehabilitation of patients with symptomatic epilepsy includes technologies and methods of physiotherapy, psychotherapy, apparatus physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, medicines, and diet therapy. Indications for using the same, particular features of applying some methods have been developed.
EFFECTIVENESS OF HYPERTHERMIC INTRAPERITONEAL CHEMOTHERAPY IN RESECTABLE GASTRIC CANCER pT4a-bN0-3M0
Objective. To evaluate the possibility of reducing the frequency and risk of peritoneal dissemination developing in radically operated gastric cancer patients by using intraoperative hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). Materials and methods. The paper evaluates the results of the randomized study of treating 123 patients for IIB-IIIC stage resectable gastric cancer (Borrmann type III—IV), with 68 of them undergoing HIPEC based on the technique adopted in the clinic.
Objective. Increasing the effectiveness of chemoradiotherapy the radiation dose hyperfractionation dynamically accelerated with concomitant boost for managing locally advanced head and neck cancer and evaluating the therapeutic effect using the optimal diagnostic imaging method.
The modern possibilities of neuroprotection in treatment of the childish cerebral palsy are being considered in the article. The cellular therapy is referred to the most perspective ones as causing multicomponent and multidirectional impacts on many pathogenetic links of the disease. The current state of this problem according to literature data is described. The advantages and shortcomings of various cellular lines, ways, and frequency rates of their introduction, the undesirable phenomena revealed when performing transplantation of stem cells are reflected.
The article describes the Belarusian scientific medical terminology elaboration, presents the main directions of the medical literature development on Belarus territory in the 1920s.