Current status and prospects stroke treatment in Ukraine
One of the most common causes of death in the population is a stroke, which is in the third leading cause of death in the most countries. The prevalence of the stroke in Ukraine is one of the largest in Europe — 282.3 cases per 100 thousand population, or 100 thousand annually. The data of the Minis- try of Health of Ukraine and of number of medical establishments in Ukraine regarding treatment of patients with strokes have been analyzed. The possibilities and prospects of providing medical care to patients with strokes in Kyiv and Ukraine are shown, taking into account available medical resources and their effective using. Analysis of the current state of medical care for patients with acute cerebro- vascular accidents revealed that the use of neurosurgical services in Kyiv and Ukraine, which have the necessary equipment, staff, personnel, emergency services, after a minor reorganization will soon provide emergency assistance to patients with stroke.
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