Hospital "Saint John" is no dialysis machine, the method invented by Romanian doctors
Hospital "Saint John" is no dialysis machine, the method invented by Romanian doctors.
Hospital doctors invention "Saint John" in the capital, awarded gold in 2010 at the Salon of Inventions in Geneva, which is used for dialysis own body, respectively peritoneum, create your first national patent and will soon begin clinical trials .
"We are very happy. We have already received national patent for our invention, this month, we begin clinical tests in hospital" Saint John ". However, along with nine other teachers, will submit documentation for an international patent this invention "said Monday, AFP agency, professor Alexandru Ciocalteu.
A year ago, Professor Alexandru Ciocalteu, Hospital "Saint John" in Bucharest, together with two young collaborators, Drs David Alexander Ionel Checheriţă Cristina, have invented a revolutionary new method of dialysis peritoneofiltrarea.
"This method is used peritoneum as dialysis membrane, no need of device. More specifically, does the body dialysis. Although treatment rates would fall ten times, few sponsors were willing to financially support the invention", said Professor Ciocalteu.
In fact, the intervention of the medical team is to produce''urine by squeezing blood from the peritoneal vessels. "Doctors use laparoscopic surgery to produce hypertension in the vessels of the peritoneum which physiological urine in the bladder. This system is placed laparoscopically two microechipamente, one to produce urine and other fluid to remove the bladder. Romanian doctors invention was rewarded with a gold medal at the International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva 2010.
"I thought that this invention would reduce prices ten times sponsors will wait almost a year to begin studies. Perhaps the invention disturb business world over 65 billion just by lowering prices tenfold. A patent awarded Geneva gold, but to which large companies producing artificial kidney dialysis and materials do not show interest. The fate of many exceptional inventions of Romanian researchers, "said Professor Ciocalteu.
According to him, Barry Nuţă Romanian engineer from General Turbo SA, offered a sponsorship of 80,000 lei for the start of experimental studies.
The medical team set up for this purpose, co-opted Professor Alexandru Ciocalteu a gastroenterologist - Associate Doctor Ion Dina, two surgeons - Mircea Munteanu Litescu and Rubin, a urologist - Victor hose is, and a specialist from the Department of Surgery Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - Alin Bartoi professor.
"Studies announces an event in the medical world, as it turned out that peritoneofiltrarea is a viable method that allows not only lower cost of this treatment, but also a clear improvement of quality of life of dialysis patients," added Professor Ciocalteu.
In Romania there are about 10,000 patients undergoing dialysis for chronic renal failure and the cost of therapy these patients, supported by the CNAS, exceeds one hundred million per year.
"Companies would benefit if they accept this revolutionary process for health", said Professor Ciocalteu.