Students of SPbSPMU won the competition for the formation of a tolerant environment

4 students of the specialty «Clinical Psychology» became winners of the competition of research papers on problems of the tolerant environment formation. The competition was organized by the Committee for Science and Higher Education of the Government of Saint Petersburg. The award ceremony was held on December 8. >>>

Опубликовано: 02.02.2021

Pediatric University took part in the campaign «Speech train to the regions»

Association of Parents of Children with dyslexia in 2020 held a large-scale campaign to raise awareness about dyslexia and other learning difficulties «Speech Train to the regions». >>>

Опубликовано: 02.02.2021

Doctors of SPbSPMU successfully applied a step-by-step approach to the correction of tetralogy of Fallot in a small child

Earlier, endovascular surgeons of the Pediatric University performed stenting of the excretory part of the right ventricle of the heart. This technique was used by doctors for the first time in the North-Western Federal District. Four months later, the heart surgeons of SPbSPMU successfully completed the second stage of treatment. The open-heart operation with artificial blood circulation lasted 3.5 hours. >>>

Опубликовано: 01.02.2021

Doctor of SPbSPMU told about the experience of treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Two babies with a rare neurological disease were discharged from the clinic of the Pediatric University. These patients started receiving specific therapy at the early age. >>>

Опубликовано: 29.01.2021

Doctors of SPbSPMU managed to restore the lumen of the larynx to a three-month-old child

Unique operation allowed the baby with scarred laryngeal stenosis to avoid imposition of a tracheotostomy and begin to breathe fully. >>>

Опубликовано: 28.01.2021

St. Petersburg Pediatric University neurosurgeons have performed operation on a girl with an aneurysm of Hubner's artery

An eleven-year-old girl with extremely rare pathology was hospitalized in the Pediatric University clinic on May 13. The situation required urgent surgical intervention, which was successfully performed by the team of neurosurgeons of SPbSPMU.

Initially, the patient was taken to the Pediatric Research and Clinical Center for Infectious Disease, with suspected meningitis, but this diagnosis was not confirmed. Then the girl was transported to the Pediatric University. By the time of hospitalization, the child had three brain hemorrhages. It was clear that she would not survive the fourth. A complex intracranial operation performed in time by specialists of the Pediatric University helped not only to save the girl's life, but also to avoid the severe consequences of the disease – the development of paralysis.

Aneurysms of cerebral vessels in children are quite rare, and almost never the disease affects the Hubner artery. The problem of surgical exclusion of the aneurysm from the bloodstream, as a rule, is associated with the development of paralysis of the opposite extremities — arm and leg. Another complication of the intervention is that no bypass anastomoses can be created to preserve the blood supply system.

Until the beginning of the operation, physicians doubted the diagnosis: the pathology that the child was suspected was extremely rare. The team of surgeons was also aware that this intervention was complicated and risky. But there was no time to delay. Fortunately, the initially difficult situation was not so terrible for the young patient of the Pediatric University.

«The artery lost its significance during the existence of the aneurysm, and we managed to «turn off» along with the aneurysm without severe neurological loss », said the surgeon who performed the operation Alexey Ivanov.

The operation, which is considered one of the most difficult in neurosurgery, lasted 3 hours, and the patient endured it well. The next morning the motor function of her limbs returned to normal, and soon the girl will completely recover.

Date of publication: 26.06.2020

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