Foreign surgeons will share their experiences at a conference in Cheboksary

© Fotolia / edwardoliveВрачи. Archival photoForeign surgeons will share their experiences at a conference in Cheboksary© Fotolia / edwardolive

Traumatologists-orthopedists from the United States, Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovakia and Lithuania take part in the X Interregional scientific-practical conference «Topical issues of endoprosthesis replacement of large joints», which takes place in Cheboksary, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the presidential administration of the Chuvash Republic.

According to him, experts from abroad and more than 20 regions of Russia discuss topical issues of traumatology and orthopedics, including complications of primary major joint replacement, revision replacement issues and the latest achievements in high-tech methods of diagnosis and treatment.

«Today, orthopedics and traumatology has incorporated all the most modern medical technology. Experts of the Federal centre constantly improve their professional skills, undergo training in leading clinics of the world, they master the most complicated types of transactions and actively share experience», — said the head of Chuvashia Michael Ignatieff at the opening ceremony of the conference.

He noted that last year Chuvashia took second place in the ranking of the effectiveness of health systems among the regions of the Central zone, which includes the Volga, Central and North-Western Federal district.

«The absolute priority for us is within walking distance of medical assistance. With 2013 in the fourth Republic updated every FAP, and by the end of this year will be updated every third», — said the head of the region.

The press service added that since 2009, the Federal center of traumatology, orthopedics and endoprosthesis. During the work the center performed more than 52, 9 thousand transactions, of which 37.2 thousands of endoprosthesis of large joints.