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The Center is Created on the basis of Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan as of 19 September 2007 № UP-3923 «About the main directions of further deepening of reforms and realization of State Program on development of healthcare» and Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan as of 2 October 2007 №PP -700 «About measures on improvement of organization of activities of medical institutions of the republic». The Center is a unique, leading in Uzbekistan modern diagnostic and treatment, research and educational complex of endocrine profile. One of the priority goals of the Center of Endocrinology is elimination of Iodine deficiency conditions, modern approaches to diagnostics and treatment of diabetes mellitus, measures on treatment of diseases of thyroid gland, including different types of thyroid gland cancers, which involves surgical approaches and methods of nuclear medicine. In addition, one of the main goals is creation of register of different forms of pituitary adenoma and adrenal gland diseases, implementation of international treatment standards for neuroendocrine patients, implementation of high technology methods of surgical treatment of different pituitary adenomas.
Pediatric endocrinology with immune genetics is indicated as one of the leading directions – the department is the only one providing care to children of the country on all directions of endocrinology.
Narrow specialists of various directions are working in the Center, such as thyroidology, endocrine surgery, diabetology, neuroendocrinology, neurosurgery, reproductive endocrinology etc.
77% of medical staff of the Center have highest category, and in 20 years of Independence of our Republic there are defended 21 Doctoral and 101 PhD dissertations. The scientists and clinicians of Endocrinology Center continuously carry on research on the main and priority issues of endocrinology and their results are reflected in 8 monographs, 116 methodological and practical recommendations, 1201 articles; there are received 29 patents for scientific inventions and practical implementations. Education of residents, masters as well as postgraduate education of endocrinologists from other regions of our country takes place on the basis of the Center.
In 2007 there was adopted the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “About prophylaxis of iodine deficiency diseases” to fight iodine deficiency and prevention of iodine deficiency diseases. Activities on implementation of the law allowed reducing prevalence of endemic goiter in the country more than 2.5 times.
Thanks to the restructuring and reorganization of the Center during independence years of our country many of principal goals of the Center were successfully achieved.
There was organized diagnostics of diseases of thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, kidneys, cancer metastasis to bones using modern gamma-camera.
There is arranged high-technology care to patients with neuroendocrine diseases, including tumors of hypophysis, adrenal glands, who undergo surgeries using high technology surgical microscope and neuroendoscope.
There is invented podograph apparatus, stationary and movable, which allows early diagnostics of foot lesions in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Thanks to Independence the scientific and clinical staff of Endocrinology Center got an opportunity to improve their theoretical and practical potential, exchange information with their colleagues from the close and far abroad. There is set up close collaboration with leading clinics of Great Britain, France, Germany, Austria, Greece, Australia, Japan and NIS countries on such directions, like iodine deficiency control, endocrine surgery, neuroendocrinology, neurosurgery, diabetology, nuclear medicine, reproductive endocrinology. Every year the leading scientists of Great Britain – professor of neuroendocrinology Ashly Grossman and professor of neurosurgery Michael Powell arrange master classes, consult patients, lecture on topical issues of neuroendocrinology and neurosurgery.
There is established cooperation with International Agency on Nuclear Energy. Up to day there are arranged 5 working seminars in the Republic with participation of radiology specialists from other countries.