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Department of oral surgery and prosthetic dentistry

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In July 1, 1993, in connection with the reorganization of postgraduate training dentists on faculty training doctors orders Rector of the Medical Institute was created Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Postgraduate education of the physicians. Organization of the Department Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery entrusted Doctor of Medical Sciences,,M.D.,D.D.S. Yu.Vovk .
   Clinical part of the department has dental and ENT department of the Lviv Regional Hospital of Disabled Veterans and Repressed.Firstly the staff of the department, which included Professor Yu.Vovk, assistant Professor Mihuschenko MI, lecturer Myhovych IM, helper Yarosh IY. organized a series of training oral surgeons . The first three cycles, which lasted two months have passed practical and theoretical training over 50 oral surgeons from the West region of Ukraine.
    Today the staff of the Department Oral Surgery and Prosthetic of the Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Galytskiy consists the Head of the Department –1 Professor, 3 Assistant Professor,12 lecturers  and 5 helper additional persons.
 


     Today studies and teaching-methodological work,clinical work and science elaboration of the department is carried out at the following clinical sites:

  • Lviv Regional Hospital of Disabled Veterans and Repressed named after George Lypa (31 V. Ivasuka Str., Lviv-Vynnyky);
  • Orthopedic Department №2 of the Medical Dental Centre of the Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Galytskiy at City Municipal Clinic №6 (1 Medovoji Pechery Str.);
  • Orthopedic Department №1 of the Medical Dental Centre of the Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Galytskiy (102 Pasichna Str.);
  • Orthopedic Department and Dental Surgery Department of the Medical Dental
  • Centre of the Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Galytskiy (69A Pekarska Str.), where the Head of Department Prof. Y.V. Vovk, Associate Prof. T.A. Palkov, Associate Prof. S.E. Leshchuk and teaching assistants provide consultations.

The main task of the educational-methodological work in this period was the development of guidance, planning individualized pre-development cycles oral surgeons, lectures, seminars and workshops. In addition, a question the formation and improvement of clinical framework based on the principles of creating patient department of maxillofacial surgery at 20 medical places, operating  room organizations, procedures room for patients with inflammatory processes and traumatic injuries of the maxillofacial area. In order to improve the diagnostic and therapeutic care for patients under joint order Lviv Medical University   and the regional health department was established to provide emergency surgical dental care in Lviv and Lviv region. Updated work-study programs pre-cycle specialty "Oral &Maxillofacial surgery", "Prosthetic dentistry", thematic cycles refinement "Modern surgical technology for surgical dental procedures in oral and maxillofacial regions"(2011 ) ,"Modern impression materials and techniques working with them. Injection ways extrusion plastics. Elastic relining for hard plastic base for overdentures"(2010).

Scholarly activity of the Department of oral surgery and prosthetic dentistry of the Faculty of Post-Graduate Education of the Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Galytskiy:

  • 1994-1999 – “Methods of anesthesia in surgical dental practice”.
  • 2000-20004 – “Development of diagnostic and therapeutic surgical and prosthetic approach to adentia of the dentofacial system based on the clinical application of the method of dental implantation”.
  • 2005-2009 – “Improvement of the methods and ways of diagnosing and treating defects and deformation of the dentofacial system by means of the modern complex of dental implants”.
  • 2010-2015 – “Development of differentiated diagnosis approach and methods of prevention of complications on the basis of defects and deformations of the dentofacial system”.
The ENT Department of the Lviv Regional Hospital of Disabled Veterans and Repressed named after George Lypa allocated 10 beds for patients with maxillofacial pathology for treatment of inflammatory, traumatic and dental-neurological diseases of maxillofacial and dento-maxillofacial systems. According to the Order of the Regional Health Department, the twenty-four hours urgent services of maxillofacial surgery are organized fourth times of each month; the department’s assistants (dental surgeons, doctors pre-cycle students or internship doctors) are involved in them. During 2012, 252 patients were on stationary treatment, 254 operations of various difficulties were performed, and 1098 consultations were provided.