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High-tech medical care for children with spine and spinal cord injuries

In order to improve the quality of medical care for children's population with spine and and spinal cord injuries in St. Petersburg at the department for spine diseases and spinal neurosurgery in the Federal State Institution “The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics” by the Federal Health Ministry of Russia, The Federal Children's Center for spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries was organized.

The main objective of the Centre is timely provision of advice and surgical assistance to children with severe neurological and tramatological severe spinal and spinal cord injuries.

At the Centre, a team of trauma surgeons, orthopedists and neurosurgeons to provide round the clock counseling and surgical care for patients with childhood spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries.

Indications for directing of patients to the Federal Children's Center for spinal and spinal cord injuries

1. Spinal injury with spinal cord and its roots injuries, which requires surgical treatment.

2. Unstable uncomplicated spinal injury, requiring surgery.

3. Post-traumatic spinal deformity.

4. Post-traumatic diseases of the spine and spinal cord.

5. Degenerative-dystrophic lesions of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and lumbosacral spine as a result of injury (stenosis, instability of the spine), which require surgical treatment.

The kind and extent of operations performed in the Federal Children's Center for spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries, depending on the type of damage:

• Indirect posterior reduction, stabilization by metallic device with the use of minimally invasive technologies (MAST), a local posterior fusion;

• Indirect posterior reduction, stabilization, posterior spinal local fusion, anterolateral decompression of neurovascular formations in the spinal canal and corporodesis;

• Posterior indirect reduction, fusion by metallic device, removing of vertebral bone fragments endoscopically, corporodesis of damaged segments;

• posterolateral decompression, spinal canal revision, reduction, fixation, corporodesis, posterior spinal fusion.

Surgical interventions in children with spinal cord injuries and spinal cord injuries are performed on all segments of the spine with the use of modern metal devices and surgical techniques.

Concept

Early active surgical tactics in injuries of spine and spinal cord allows to eliminate the cause of instability in the spine and neurological disorders, to reduce significantly the time of patient treatment in hospital, to reduce the period of rehabilitation and to return the child to a normal lifestyle.

Information for patients

This site is designed for parents of children who have received damage to the spine and spinal cord, as well as for professionals, faced with these conditions.

The Federal Children's Center for spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries provides specialized, and also high-tech medical care for children's population with damaged spine and spinal cord.

Indications for treatment of pediatric patients in the Federal Children's Center for spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries are:

Trauma to the spine with spinal cord and its roots injury, which requires surgical treatment.

• Unstable uncomplicated spinal injury requiring surgery.

• Post-traumatic spinal deformity.

• Post-traumatic diseases of the spine and spinal cord.

• Degenerative and dystrophic lesions of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and lumbosacral spine as a result of injury (stenosis, instability of the spine), which require surgical treatment.

Treatment in the clinic shall be given against the quota of the federal budget of the Russian Federation, the voluntary health insurance (for the residents of the Russian Federation), as well as on a contractual basis (for foreigners).

To decide whether to enroll in the Federal Children's Center of spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries, it must be sent by e-mail the data on clinical examination and studies received in community settings (x-rays of the spine, MRI, computed tomography). After that, an e-mail will be sent to you the advisory opinion of the expert of the Federal Children's Center for spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries as to further treatment.

For all emerging questions, please call: +7 (812) 3185425, 4654294, +7-921-755-21-76,

fax: +7 (812) 465-28-57

Address: 196 603, St. Petersburg, Pushkin, Parkovaya Str., 64-68

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Contacts

THE FEDERAL CHILDREN’S CENTER FOR SPINAL INJURIES AND SPINAL CORD INJURIES

The coordinates of the center:

Address: 196 603, St. Petersburg, Pushkin, Parkovaya Str., 64-68

phone: +7 (812) 318-54-25, 465-42-94, +7-921-755-21-76

fax: +7 (812) 465-28-57

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