Interregional Center for Dispensary and Treatment of Children with Congenital Face and Jaw Defects in Lviv as a Stage of Pediatric Maxillofacial Surgery Development in Ukraine

  • I. M. Hot Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University
  • R. Z. Ogonovsky Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University
  • Kh. R. Pohranychna Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University
  • Ya. M. Ilnytsky Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University
  • Yu. B. Pasternak Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University
  • V. S. Hrynovets Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University
Keywords: cleft lip, cleft palate, uranoplasty, cheiloplasty.

Abstract

The onset of active development of pediatric maxillofacial surgery goes deeply into the history of Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University. Today, the Interregional Center for dispensary and treatment of children with congenital defects of the face covering 6 regions: Lviv, Volyn, Rivne, Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia.

Materials and Methods. In the historical aspect, the stages of formation, development and improvement of pediatric maxillofacial surgery were presented on the example of the Interregional Center for the examination and treatment of children with congenital defects of the face and jaws in Lviv.

Results and Discussion. Since 1992, Interregional Center for the examination and treatment of children with congenital defects of the face and jaws has been headed by Professor Ivan Hot. Under his guidance, the development and continuous modernization of surgical treatment protocols in the center is fully in line with the contemporary world tendencies of helping children with congenital facial infections. The main tasks of the center are the clear account of patients with this pathology, specialized comprehensive treatment and dispensary observation, timely corrective surgery, multi-stage orthodontic treatment.

Conclusions. The nature of the pathology, the age-old aspect of the patients, the specifics of surgical tactics and the peculiarities of management of post-operative patients, suggests the need for specialized hospitals based on pediatric clinical hospitals or beds in surgical departments of pediatric hospitals to provide full and adequate medical care for children with pathology of the maxillofacial area, reduction and avoidance of complications of different nature.

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Published
2019-01-24
How to Cite
Hot, I. M., Ogonovsky, R. Z., Pohranychna, K. R., Ilnytsky, Y. M., Pasternak, Y. B., & Hrynovets, V. S. (2019). Interregional Center for Dispensary and Treatment of Children with Congenital Face and Jaw Defects in Lviv as a Stage of Pediatric Maxillofacial Surgery Development in Ukraine. Clinical Dentistry, (4), 43-48. https://doi.org/10.11603/2311-9624.2018.4.9750
Section
Surgical stomatology