14 April 2010, Wednesday, 13:51

120 cochlear implantation operations to kids will be made in Ufa in 2010

author: Alfia Agliullina

120 cochlear implantation operations to kids will be made at the Ufa office of the federal state institution “The scientific-clinical otolaryngology center of the Russian Federal Medical-Biological Agency”. As the senior researcher of Ufa division Airat Syrtlanov reported, 180 quotes is allocated to the office in 2010 for the high-tech medical care, including 120 quotes for cochlear implantation. The quotes are allocated both for the citizens of Bashkortostan and for the patients from other regions of the country. According to Airat Syrtlanov 60 kids will be operated in the first half of the year and other 60 – in the second half.

The Ufa office renders high-tech medical care to population (both to adults and kids) absolutely free on a budget basis.

Foundation of the high-tech otolaryngology center in Ufa contributed to introduction of the newest technologies to the everyday clinical practice of the Republican medics. Specialists of the center work on probations to the theme “Cochlear implantation” at the leading Russian and foreign (Austria, Germany, Denmark) clinics. In 2009 the specialists of the Ufa office of the federal state institution have returned hearing to 11 deaf kids, including seven citizens of Bashkortostan.