Hospital of Internal Diseases opens in Mary

The administrative center of Mary velayat has hosted an opening ceremony of the specialized clinic � Hospital of Internal Diseases. The ceremony was timed to coincide with Healthcare Workers' Day celebrated in Turkmenistan on July 21.

The hospital is equipped with everything necessary for administering medical aid to patients, making early diagnosis of latent diseases, as well as for disease prevention and medical treatment. The 205-bed complex, an in-patient hospital, has the departments of surgery, general therapy, cardiology, endocrinology, and neurology.

The first floor accommodates an intensive care department. State-of-the-art artificial lung ventilation devices, an electrocardiograph, an X-ray machine, cardiac monitors, and other diagnostic equipment are at the disposal of the medical personnel.

The second and third floors house the rehabilitation department provided with everything necessary for aftercare: medicinal baths, the Charcot's douche, infrared treatment, and ozocerite and mud therapy. Treatment rooms of the physiotherapeutic department, which practices manual therapy, acupuncture, and modern treatment methods for spinal cord diseases, are tooled with the most advanced equipment. Exercise therapy rooms are equipped with special exercise and training devices. In-patient wards have air-conditioning systems, television and refrigerators.

On the fourth floor there are two departments of surgery with three operating rooms tooled with high-precision endoscopic apparatus, including equipment for performing minimally invasive operations from Karl Storz, a well-known German company. The devices from this manufacturer offer the advantage of digital recording, and archiving images and videos. Innovative systems, Fabius Tiro, from DrA�ger, and Heyer Medikal AG equipment will be used for anesthesia and artificial pulmonary ventilation, and will allow performing several major operations simultaneously.

Turkmen doctors have undergone specialized training in enterprises of the manufacturing company. The hospital will focus special attention on medical assistance for war veterans.

The Hospital's pharmacy, an indispensable part of modern clinics, boasts a variety of medicines and medical products, including the ones produced by our country's pharmaceutical industry.

The Hospital has access to Internet services, and two (180-seat and 50-seat) conference halls.

Source: Turkmenistan State News Agency-TDH