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Premiere intervention at Marie Curie Hospital: 1-kilo tumor removed from two-month baby girl

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Three surgeons operated a two-month baby girl removing a 1-kilo tumor from her neck. The intervention was performed at Marie Curie Hospital for Children in Bucharest by doctor Ghali Ghali from Louisiana, USA, by Romanian-born doctor Daniel Petrisor from Oregon, ...

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First artificial heart implant in Romania successful


  The first artificial heart implant in Romania was operated on Thursday at the Cardiovascular Hospital in Targu Mures. A team of surgeons implanted a pump expected to take over the heart functions to a 44 year old patient during ...

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Doctors, compelled to declare sponsorships from pharma companies as of 2016

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Doctors, patients’ associations and foundations could be compelled to declare all sponsorships (such as donations or congress attendances) received from the pharmaceutical companies and drugs suppliers starting next year. A draft order of the Health Ministry brings the drug market ...

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Education Law already amended, a new bill on doctors’ wages on the way


Regulatory bodies started working on two laws, one that has been modified – the National Education Law – and the other one, a new law regarding doctors’ incomes, to be introduced in Parliament at the beginning of 2015. National Education ...

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Medical services in outpatient department and hospital to be validated only by health cards


Approximately 12,5 million national health cards were distributed to policyholders until December, and starting 2015, probably in February, any service will be validated only by card, announced on Monday CNAS President Vasile Ciurchea. “The national health card represents a strategic ...

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Constanta head of cardio-vascular clinic, two anaesthetists under arrest for bribery


The Constanta National Anti-corruption Department (DNA) prosecutors have started the criminal investigation for taking bribe against three MDs working with the Constanta County Hospital for Emergencies, one of them being the head of the Cardiology and Cardio-vascular Clinic. According to ...

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Over 12,000 HIV positive patients in Romania, infections on the rise


Over 12,700 HIV positive Romanians were registered on September 30, with 524 new cases tracked down. Adrian Streinu Cercel, manager of “Matei Bals” Institute warned on Wednesday that the infections number is on the rise, especially among intravenous drug abusers. ...

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Military hospital treating Ebola to be opened near Otopeni airport


Patients diagnosed with Ebola will be treated in a campaign military hospital which will become operational by the end of November, near Henri Coanda international airport (Otopeni) and will have personal protection equipment and staff decontamination. “It is a military ...

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Iasi, medical premiere – first oncogenetic tests


A simple analysis can detect a hereditary gene that carries cancer. Iasi is the only medical center where one can get this analysis. After eight months of research, physicians from Iasi Oncogenetics Department diagnosed the first cancer diathesis (hereditary predisposition ...

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