Scientific Center of Traumatology and Orthopedy

123 Nork 9 str., 0047, Yerevan, Armenia
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Center of Traumatology, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation was established in 1946 by Professor Christapor A. Petrosian, as an orthopedic institute. The institute was aimed in providing aid to disabled patents after word war II (1941-1945). In the future the institute became center of traumatology and orthopedics of Armenia, and in 1959 was renamed to Scientific, Researching Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics of Yerevan (YSRITO). In 1995 YSRITO was renamed to Center of Traumatology, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (CTOR) of Rep. of Armenia.
It became a scientific-researcher-educational and practical center in Armenia. In 2003 by decision from the government of Rep. of Armenia, the center of burns and radiology was joined to the CTOR and renamed the united center as Center of Traumatology, Orthopedics, Burns and Radiology (CTOBR). In 2007 the Center was renamed into Scientific-Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics which is an educational base of the National Health Institute and State Medical University of Yerevan, where many students, fellow ordinates and aspirants take their professional training.
At Center 7 clinical departments conduct:
  • Acute and Multiple Traumas Department
  • Posttraumatic and Infected Complications Department
  • Pediatric Traumas and Orthopedics Department
  • Adults Orthopedics and Bone Pathology Department
  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy
  • Rentgenology (X- rays)
  • Technical Orthopedics (prosthesis and orthosis)
  • Rehabilitation (physiotherapy)
  • Department for experimental morphology

 

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Vachagan P. Ayvazyan
ACUTE AND MULTIPLE TRAUMAS DEPARTMENT
Head of Department - Manasyan M. M, Vardevanyan G.G. Modern methods of treatment are used such as functional osteosynthesis, biological osteosynthesis, osteosynthesis by the devices of external fixing.
 
TRAUMAS DEPARTMENT POSTTRAUMATIC AND INFECTED COMPLICATIONS DEPARTMENT
Head of Department - Tumanyan G. A, Grigoryan of A.S. Modern surgical methods of treatment are used (Ilizarov’s device). The treatment of following deseases is conducted - bone defects, purulent arthritis.
 
ADULTS ORTHOPEDICS AND BONE PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Head of Department -Ayvazyan A.V. Core direction of activity of Department is treatment of osteoarthritis, scoliosis, malignant and benign tumours of a bone. Artroscopic operations, modelling, prosthesic arthroplasty are conducted.
 
PEDIATRIC TRAUMAS AND ORTHOPEDICS DEPARTMENT
Head of Department -Ayvazyan A.A. Congenital and orthopedic diseases by a method of minimum invasion, consequences of poliomyelitis, bone cysts, scoliosis, osteochondrosis, flat-foot, torticollis treatment is spent.
 
ANESTHESIOLOGY AND INTENSIVE THERAPY
Head of Department - Malkhasyan I. E, Grigoryan V.V.
 
RENTGENOLOGY
The basic direction of activity of branch is laboratory-clinical inspection, diagnostics of orthopedic diseases.
 
TECHNICAL ORTHOPEDICS (PROSTHESIS AND ORTHOSIS)
Head of Department - Galanteryan A. In branch special orthopedic clamps, corsets, shoes which lift efficiency of treatment are developed.
 
REHABILITATION (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
Rehabilitation treatment of the damaged finitenesses is carried out.
 
DEPARTMENT FOR EXPERIMENTAL MORPHOLOGY
The basic direction of activity of branch is functional research of reparative regeneration of joints, preparation of various biotransplants and the maintenance of bone bank.The medical staff of the center is scholarly participant in numerous national and international conferences as well as members of international organization SICOT. They are authors to more than 600 scientific articles and brochures, and 12 innovations. Center is a major center of traumatology and orthopedics in Armenia. Also it is a methodological-educational center where many specialists had and currently are having their further specializing not only in traumatology and orthopedics, but in other fields as well.