Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Loyko V.S.

Saratov State Medical University n.a. VI. Razumovsky, Vice-rector for Public Relations and Educational Work, Candidate of Medical Sciences

Public knowledge of risk factors, signs and treatment of stroke: Analysis of the survey results in 2014 and 2017

Year: 2018, volume 14 Issue: №1 Pages: 177-185
Heading: Neurology Article type: Original article
Authors: Shchanitsyn I.N., Razdorskaya V.V., Kolokolov O.V., Lukina E.V., Loi'ko V.S,
Organization: Center of Medical Inspection, Moscow, Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

Aim. This study was conducted to establish levels of knowledge in the general population, and also to determine the impact of educational sessions on stroke knowledge. Material and Methods. Two groups (2014 and 2017 years) completed a stroke knowledge questionnaire (435 respondents). Results. Overall, most of respondents could list 2 or more risk factors, but only 50% in 2014 could list 3 warning signs. More than 80% would call emergency number in response to stroke, but only 25% had heard of thrombolytic therapy. Overall stroke knowledge scores decreased in 2017 despite the public awareness in the media. Conclusion. Currently the knowledge of stroke risk factors, warning signs, and treatment is poor in Saratov. Our study demonstrates that more educational campaigns should be conducted for improve knowledge of stroke symptoms, and therapy.

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Youth policy at Medical University in conceptual and practical realization

Year: 2018, volume 14 Issue: №1 Pages: 100-106
Heading: Pedagogics and Education Article type: Author's opinion
Authors: Popkov V.M., Bugaeva I.O., Zhivaykina А.А., Loyko V.S., Andriyanova E.A.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

The aim of the article is to consider the main theoretical and practical aspects of implementation the program of youth policy in the Saratov State Medical University n.a. V. I. Razumovsky. Authors analyze the educational system and the way it correlates to modern challenges of the Russian society. Special attention is paid to the main conditions of realization and the directions of youth policy in the Saratov State Medical University. The conceptual principles of youth policy of higher school have been worked out by the authors.

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Experience of terahertz therapy in benign prostatic hyperplasia combined with chronic abacterial prostatitis

Year: 2014, volume 10 Issue: №4 Pages: 649-654
Heading: Urology Article type: Original article
Authors: Popkov V.M., Kirichuk V.F., Loyko V.S., Maslyakova G.N., Blyumberg B.l.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

Objective: to improve the treatment results of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (stage l-ll) accompanied with chronic abacterial prostatitis (category III A) by the use of terahertz therapy at frequencies of molecular spectrum of emission and absorption of nitric oxide 150,176-150,664 GHz. Material and methods. Atotal number of 75 patients met the inclusion criteria and were available for analysis. They were divided into three groups: 1st core group — 25 patients with BPH (stage l-ll) accompanied with chronic abacterial prostatitis (category III), which received standard medical therapy in combination with THZ-therapy; second group — 25 patients with BPH (stage l-ll) accompanied with CAP, which received standard medical therapy; third control group — 25 healthy men. Results. The combination of THZ — therapy with standard medical treatment allowed us to achieve marked improvements in the IPSS and QoL system, rapid anesthetic effect, more significant volume reduction of the prostate tissue in the 1st core group. Also THZ-therapy in 1st core group revealed a statistically significant increase of the maximum speed of blood vessels in the prostate tissue, improved a prostate secretion and rheological properties of blood. Conclusion. THZ-therapy as a complementary treatment has a beneficial effect on the clinical course of BPH (stage l-ll) accompanied with CAP (category III).

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