In Kiev, opened the fifth dialysis center

Fifth in Kiev dialysis center opened in Svyatoshynskyi area on the basis of the Kyiv City Clinical Hospital № 5.

This was announced on Tuesday at the opening ceremony was the Deputy ChairmanKSCAViktor Korzh, reports Ukrinform.

"At present, Ukraine 3.5 thousand patients are treated by hemodialysis. To address this growing problem on the basis of the Kyiv City Clinical Hospital № 5 satelite opened a dialysis center for up to 8 people," — said Korzh.

According to him, the hospital dialysis service number 5 will be available from 9.00 to 20.00. Cake clarified that in the Alexander Hospital in number 3 this service is provided around the clock.

Deputy Chairman of the KSCA also noted that the welcome at the new office will be able to 70 people. On average, patients consumed 500 to 600 UAH.

At the same time Korzh emphasized that the procedure in all five centers, dialysis patients are free.

In turn, the Director of the Department of Health KSCA Vitaly Mokhorev noted that the separation of dialysis in the Kiev hospital number 5 differs from the other four operating the most modern equipment.

He said that today in Kiev, 350 patients requiring continuous dialysis, and about 200 people are in need of such treatment every day. Mokhorev stressed that worldwide only 20-25% of those in need in this form of treatment, get it. "In Kiev, leading indicators provide patients with renal insufficiency necessary treatment — by 30% of dialysis patients are provided with the necessary", — he said.

According to the Institute of Nephrology AMS of Ukraine, the annual number of patients with chronic renal failure increased by 5,000 people. In dialysis patients can live up to 20 years. The procedure itself takes about 4-6 hours.

Dialysis service in Kiev is represented on the basis of 4 health — care facilities:

— Kyiv City Clinical Hospital № 3 (30 hemodialysis beds and 4 for peritoneal dialysis);

— Alexander Hospital (12 beds hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, 3);

— Kyiv City Clinical Hospital № 1 (12 dialysis places);

— Children’s Clinical Hospital № 6 (8 dialysis places).

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