A special medical training and research institute opens in Budapest which is considered to be unique in the Central and Eastern European region – as Hungary is the first country where surgical techniques will be taught and applied without incision – reported by Premier Med Health, Educational and Research Institute to MTI. It has been pointed out that the application of procedures is being researched for curing several types of tumors, including heating-freezing treatments as well. According to announcement of the medical center – Soon, traditional surgical procedures will be replaced by modern techniques without incision; and will concern medication of several diseases. The procedure will be taught at the newly opening institute of Budapest for medical students of Semmelweis University and other internationally recognized universities. The health center is considered to be unique as it is the only hospital in the Central and Eastern European region where benign tumors are removed without surgical operation. As the Hungarian news portal Blikk describes, procedures have been used effectively overseas; thanks to which, different types of tumors have been treated successfully. Experts hope that the applied method will become widespread in Hungary as well. International researches have been initiated in order to ensure that procedures will be used for curing other organs and malignant diseases.
It has been highlighted that – “The research methods represent a promising future for cancer treatment as well.” Further researches are planned to be supported by EU funds. “The more than EUR 3 million investment is a important step in the field of health research, development and innovation in Hungary, providing significant public health goals, and serving as a pioneer in the region to raise the awareness of future health care staff of modern operations” – emphasized the research center; adding – “the medical center is realized by the professional support of Semmelweis University and the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI); besides the purposes of healing, teaching, and researching – it also aims to keep healthcare workers in Hungary.” 100-200 treatments are scheduled for the first year, which can be doubled in the forthcoming years. According to the announcement, Premier Med Health Educational and Research Institute was established by Premier Med Health Center, thanks to the professional support of Semmelweis University and the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI). By today, the center’s doctors carried out more than 300 operations, which result is considered to be outstanding in Europe, so the institution will operate as a national and international training center as well, where thyroid surgery and removal of benign breast tumors with freezing procedure are also realized without incision.
Sources : blikk.hu & dailynewshungary.com