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Kazakhstan Neurosurgery annually produces 3,000 operations


About 205 specialists from abroad have come to the congress of the second Eurasian Congress. The doctors of the branch talked about the issues of improving the knowledge of young specialists in children’s neurosurgery, discussing the causes and causes of the disease and shared their experiences. The II Congress of the Eurasian Society of Children’s Neurosurgery is taking place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from 11 to 13 July 2019.

According to organizers, for the first time in Kazakhstan, an official school organized by the International Children’s Neurosurgery International (ISPN) will be held. This prestigious organization holds only a few schools every year around the world. And today, Central Asia, including Kazakhstan, is a great honor for our country, and Kazakhstani specialists share this event.

During the session, experts reported that about 500 children annually receive treatment in the country from severe fluctuations in the nervous system. In total, this diagnosis has been performed for 5 thousand small patients over 11 years. Neurosurgeons are also discussing issues such as hydration, congenital developmental disorders, abnormalities in the nervous system, neuroncology, functional neurosurgery.

Children neurosurgeon Gaukhar Ibatova said that she had the opportunity to receive valuable information from the conference and exchange experiences with professionals from near and far abroad.

“Today’s international conference is not just about neurosurgeons in Kazakhstan. What is happening in front of every neurosurgeon, what are the problems that are happening around the world, what’s going on around the world? These issues are being discussed, “he said.

Alibek Zharasov, a child unit holder at the Neurosurgical Center, explained the causes of the disease.

“In my opinion, pediatric neurosurgery is often a congenital ailment. Most of these children are diagnosed with craniostenosis frequently, “said Alibek Zharasov, the orator of the Children’s Neurosurgical Center.

Craniostenosis or craniosinostosis is a major skull pathology in children. This disease is characterized primarily by the skull fracture deformity due to inappropriate or early completion of the skull. The main consequences of craniocinostosis are cosmetic – it is a distinctive feature of the head or face, prolonged or vice versa, skull bumps and other normal outbreaks.

According to doctors, the reasons for it are different. In many cases, defective genes or hereditary pathologies (Cruzona, Pfeifera and Aperta syndromes) are affected. At the same time, various internal diseases of the congenital child are also affected. However, craniostenosis does not have an impact on the mental or physical development of the child.

“At the same time, the diagnosis of hepatic hydrocephalus, which is caused by polycystic complications, has become more frequent. The reason and the consequences can not be directly crossed. And not only because of one factor but also by several factors. First of all, it should be related to ecology. Then, of course, we can not say that all the food we eat today is natural, pure. It also has its effect. All of this comes together and affects the child. It is also important to note that future parents may not be well prepared to give birth to the baby. It also has a significant impact on the health of the future baby, “said Alibek Zharasov, the orator of the Children’s Neurosurgical Center.

The first Congress of the Eurasian Society of Children’s Neurosurgeons, I Congress, was held in 2017 in Minsk (Republic of Belarus). At the next congress, it has become a platform for holding such events and discussing prospects for development of children’s neurosurgery in the Eurasian region.

The scientific program of the II Congress of the Eurasian Society of Children’s Neurosurgery in the capital of Kazakhstan is dedicated to the discussion of the most important issues in the field of pediatric neurosurgery and plans to hold plenary sessions on each subject, such as hydrocephalus, congenital developmental disorders, traumatism, neurononology, functional neurosurgery and more.

According to the organizers, the II Congress of the Eurasian Society of Children’s Neurosurgery in Kazakhstan has provided much more opportunities for domestic specialists, such as exchange of experience, exchange of new knowledge, acquaintance with colleagues.

To participate in the Congress, more than 250 specialists from 15 countries of the world: Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Ukraine, Germany, Brazil, Israel, China, USA, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan visited the capital.

Everyone is happy to announce the 2019 Year of Kazakhstan as the Year of Youth in Kazakhstan. Contest for young neurosurgeons is also held within the Congress to support young professionals. The best competitions in neurosurgery are also attended by young neurosurgeons from near and far abroad. The event was organized by Public Association “Kazakh Neurosurgeons” and JSC “National Center of Neurosurgery”.

Annually, the only National Neurosurgical Center in Kazakhstan has performed more than 3000 surgeries for adults and small patients, including about 500 children each year with the most complicated pathology of the nervous system, receiving highly-qualified neurosurgical care. Over the past 11 years, the Center has performed more than 5,000 treatments with more than 4,000 children and has developed more than 4,000 surgeries with the development of central nervous system disorders, functional neurosurgery, brain neuronavigation, intraoperative neuromorphic trauma, endoscopic and endovascular equipment. In the absence of a national neurosurgical center, only about 10 percent of patients in the country were able to go abroad and receive neurosurgical care. And the remaining 90 percent of patients did not have the time to wait for their lives in their homes. At present, about 70 new technologies are introduced in the clinic, and each of the doctors heals up to 500 patients. If 500 surgeries were performed in the first year, now there are about 3,50 operations per year. And 80 percent of this has been the only type of illness that can be cured only before they go abroad. Today, the Center is the only specialized clinic in Kazakhstan that provides a full range of medical services, ranging from diagnostics to early rehabilitation.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050