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“Good thing the cardiologists from Kyiv came to us and conduct an examination for free”

Leading cardiologists of the Kyiv Heart Institute of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine conducted free consultations for the citizens of the Seredyna-Buda and Znob-Novgorod.
  • 08.02.2018
  • newspaper "The Banner of Labor"
2018

Leading cardiologists of the Kyiv Heart Institute of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine conducted free consultations for the citizens of the Seredyna-Buda and Znob-Novgorod.

The outpatient visit was carried out by doctors specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases: cardiologist А.V. Besop, cardio surgeon A.V. Markovets and functional diagnostician А.А. Biryukov. The doctors performed ultrasound of the heart and blood vessels, advised patients under regular medical check-up namely, who are in need of professional help, but for a number of reasons they cannot visit a cardio center or a regional hospital.

In Seredyna-Buda, the patient reception began at 11 am. 55 people came to see the doctors. The survey was carried out by appointment only. It was obligatory to have an actual cardiogram. The local doctors assisted the citizens and did electrocardiograms to those, who did not have it. Two separate rooms were reserved for this purpose. Through joint work, the doctor examined 59 people. The reception actually lasted until 20.00. Thus, those who had not previously made an appointment were able to get it.

Among them, for example, G.S. Hominic, a 69-year-old citizen of the Zhikhovo. Currently, he is in inpatient treatment in the therapeutic department of the Seredyna-Budy Central District Hospital.

I found out just the day before that the Kyiv doctors would examine, – Grigoriy Stefanovich said. – I have come to be surveyed, because my health is failing. I was under medical treatment in our district hospital last autumn. And now the doctors’ attention is needed again. Good thing the cardiologists from Kyiv came to us and conduct an examination for free.

The arrival of the Kyiv cardiologists is a good opportunity for G. S. Hominich and other elderly people to receive highly qualified assistance and have themselves examined on modern medical equipment without leaving the region. Some of the elderly citizens who can hardly walk, and it is completely impossible for them to undergo the long-lasting and exhausting trips to the regional center or the capital, looking for cabinets and climbing the hospital stairs.

People thanked to the organizers for the opportunity to receive a free medical examination at their residence place.

It should be noted that in Znob-Novgorod, the arrival of cardiologists also was not left behind by the \ community. At the reception of doctors visited 48 people. It is important that when performing ultrasound of the heart, doctors were able to identify pathologies, some patients were assigned additional examination and treatment at the Heart Institute within the charitable project “Cardiologist”.

Experience has shown, the number of people suffering cardiovascular diseases grows every year in our area. And this is not the last visit of the team of the capital’s doctors. The project coordinators expect to conduct preventive medical examination regularly. The next visit of the doctors is tentatively scheduled in a month.

These free side examinations were made possible due to the support of famous cardio surgeon Boris Todurov, the Director of the Institute, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor and Andrii Derkach Charitable foundation “Our Future”.

On the initiative of the People’s Deputy, Within the framework of the charitable program “Health of Sumy people”, a new project “Cardiologist” was created.

People’s Deputy Andrii Derkach initiated a charity program “Health of Sumy people”. Within its framework, the medical project “Cardiologist” was established.

It should be recalled, that two medical project “Mammologist” (translator`s note: breast physician) and “Children’s Orthopedist” have been working for more than a year in the Deputy`s district. They are created improve the availability of specialist medical services to the population, to identify serious diseases in early stages, when they can still be cured.