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A new neuromonitoring system with pedicle screw stimulation has been introduced at the Department of Neurosurgery of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre. Using the procedure, the surgeon receives feedback on the position of the inserted screws during the spinal surgery, which can be corrected immediately if necessary. The new method makes it safer than ever to perform procedures to treat spinal deformities.

More than forty staff members of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre were honoured for their outstanding and exemplary work at the Semmelweis Day ceremony. At Friday's event, Zoltán Szabó, President of the Clinical Centre, presented the Presidential Diplomas of Recognition, the Clinical Chief Physician Awards, the Clinical Centre Patient Care Medal, and the Outstanding Physician Medal and Award in the renovated boardroom of the President's Office.

The boardroom of the President's Office of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre has been restored. In 1918, Charles IV and his wife Queen Zita inaugurated the Royal Hungarian University of Debrecen in the building. During the project, the building was given an appearance worthy of its historical significance.

The International Student Union (ISU), an organization of foreign students of the University of Debrecen, donated more than one million HUF from the proceeds of this year's Food Day to the Foundation for Children with Leukemia. The money will be used to build a special sterile room in the paediatric haematology-oncology department.

The Clinical Center of the University of Debrecen can provide the highest level of emergency and accident care for children in its new Pediatric Emergency Center. The building, equipped with the most modern devices and instruments, was constructed out of more than three and a half billion HUF. The new center was officially inaugurated on Monday.

The new building of National Manufacturing, Research and Education Center of the Faculty of Pharmacy, recently inaugurated in Vezér Street Industrial Park of the University of Debrecen, is now available for both education and pharmaceutical research and manufacturing. The three-floor, almost 7,000 square-meter, complex was built in one year at the cost of roughly HUF 12 billion.

The Da Vinci robot-assisted surgical system has arrived at the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre. The 21st-century, state-of-the-art technology is used primarily in general surgery, as well as surgical procedures in urology, gynaecology and otolaryngology. Thanks to the precise and safe surgical techniques made possible by it, the risk of complications is reduced and recovery times are shortened. The investment of more than one billion Hungarian forints in robotic surgery was officially introduced at the institution on Tuesday.

The Cornea Outpatient Clinic, which was inaugurated on Thursday at the Ophthalmology Department of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre, uses state-of-the-art equipment to support the early detection of corneal diseases and provide better conditions for corneal surgery. The complexity of the equipment found in the clinic consisting of two surgeries and a treatment room is unique in the country. In addition to the outpatient clinic, the Cornea Bank, which has been operating for 30 years, also contributes to the excellence of the Ophthalmology Department.

Participants in an international training program (GESEA: Gynecological Endoscopic Surgery Education and Assessment), which started on Thursday at the University of Debrecen's Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, can improve their skills in gynecological endoscopic procedures. In the course, which is unique in Hungary, specialists and would-be specialists get a chance to conduct their practices in a dry laboratory that was recently renovated with the support of the Faculty of Medicine out of a budget of around HUF 40 million.

The refurbished premises of the Clinical Physiology Department of the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Clinic, have been opened. The development has further improved the conditions for teaching and research closely related to clinical patient care at the institution.

On Monday, a hybrid operating theatre opened at the Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of the University of Debrecen, where mainly special cardiac catheter interventions are performed, but it is also suitable for open heart surgery. The state-of-the-art operating theatre was built with a budget of around one billion forints.

DOTE Foundation for Pediatric Surgery will use the donations collected at the so-called wardrobe fairs held earlier this year to purchase medical equipment. The amount of the donation, worth HUF 150,000, was handed over by representatives of the organizers, Debrecen Reformed University Congregation and the University of Debrecen Talent Development Program (Debreceni Egyetem Tehetséggondozó Program -DETEP) at a “house-party” ceremony held in the Pediatric Surgery Pavilion on Monday.

Several new surgical techniques have been introduced in recent months at the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre for Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. The use of state-of-the-art procedures allows patients to continue their daily activities and work with the best possible quality of life.

Paediatric surgery can be performed faster and safer at the University of Debrecen's Department of Paediatrics due to a newly installed 3D imaging laparoscopic tower. The device, worth over 40 million HUF, was purchased with the collaboration of the clinic's foundations and significant donations by several companies.

In addition to coronary heart disease, heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias, the latest treatment options for comorbidities, including hypertension, diabetes and obesity, will be discussed by experts at the 29th Debrecen Cardiology Days, which started on Thursday. Around five hundred cardiologists, nephrologists, diabetologists and general practitioners are attending the meeting at the University of Debrecen.

The Hungarian Neuroimmunological Society has published its latest professional recommendation on the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis. The lead author of the recommendation is Tünde Csépány, Associate Professor at the University of Debrecen, specialist at the Neurology Clinic. By formulating the guidelines, the experts aim to help doctors choose the most effective therapy for their patients.

The Ophthalmology Clinic of the University of Debrecen was the first in Hungary to introduce a procedure that can treat vascular melanoma while preserving the eyeball. First, the tumour is destroyed by imaging-guided, precision external beam radiation, and then the tumour tissue is removed from the inside of the eyeball by the retinal surgeon. The treatment requires close collaboration between the Oncology Clinic, the Medical Imaging Clinic and the Ophthalmology Clinic.

A delegation from BMW Group Factory Debrecen has paid a two-day visit to the Clinical Centre of the University of Debrecen. The representatives of the company were received by Professor Zoltán Szabó, President of the Clinical Centre. The delegation had the opportunity to learn about the operation of the Clinical Centre's departments and future plans for patient care during meetings at the Nagyerdei and Kenézy Gyula Campus.

Stem cell therapy is now available at the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre for the treatment of rectal fistula in patients with Crohn's disease. The procedure is a huge step forward, as it can even make the disease curable, which has not been possible with other treatments.

BMW Group Plant Debrecen Health Center has decided to support the Pediatric Clinic of the University of Debrecen with a HUF 10 million grant for the construction of a playground, the development of a community space and the care of chronically ill children. The amount was handed over by representatives of the company at a ceremony on Thursday.

The upgrading of the Bartók Béla Street Child Psychiatry Building of the University of Debrecen’s Clinical Centre, where both the outpatient departments of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department and the Clinical Psychology Centre are located, has been completed recently. The ‘new’ building, modernized out of a HUF 900 million grant, was inaugurated on Monday.

In the new operating theatre at the Eye Clinic of the University of Debrecen’s Clinical Centre, state-of-the-art high-tech equipment is now used to perform retinal surgery in a safer way and in shorter time. The new operating theatre was inaugurated on Thursday.

The Clinical Centre of the University of Debrecen has won the title of European Model Project for a program aimed at improving the quality of patient care in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular and gynecological diseases. The project representatives were also invited to a conference organized by Széchenyi Program Office, where the best trans-border Central European projects could be presented.

Chongqing Medical University has initiated clinical and research cooperation and the launch of clinical exchange programs with the University of Debrecen. The delegation of this Chinese institution, consisting exclusively of professors of health sciences including obstetrics-gynecologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons and infectologists, as well as their Director of Strategic Development, also met with the representatives of the Clinical Centre.

Regő Baráth Benjámin reported on the results of his research on human placental macrophages at the 12th Annual JHAC Research Symposium at the Johns Hopkins University All Children's Hospital in the United States. The sixth-year medical student was the youngest speaker at the congress.