On March 26, 2018, on the Day of Epileptic Disease, the Pirogov Center together with the insurance company Allianz organizes consultations of medical specialists for patients with epilepsy, insured in the company. According to the World Health Organization, about 50 million people in the world suffer from epilepsy. Since 2009, March 26 is recognized as the Day of Epilepsy. The Pirogov Center and Allianz IC seek to support people with this ailment, so in honor of Purple day, March 26, 2018, we will arrange for them the opportunity to consult leading specialists of the Pirogov Center in the field of epileptology.
For the treatment of epilepsy, all modern achievements of neurology, functional diagnostics and neurosurgery, including complex approach in revealing the causes of epilepsy, localization of epileptic focus with using the capabilities of the laboratory of video-electroencephalographic (EEG-) monitoring, in conjunction with the methods of radiation diagnosis are used in the Pirogov Center, which allows to determine individual mode of anticonvulsant therapy, and in patients with pharmaco-resistant epilepsy to develop surgical treatment tactics in conjunction with neurosurgeons.
If necessary, surgical treatment, further examination and neurosurgical intervention is carried out in the Neurosurgery Department № 2 of the Pirogov Center with using the most modern methods and equipment.