For a unique operation, he was awarded the Foundation Prize of Academician Perelman, writes “KP“
Evgenia Levchenko is 54 years old. Photo: medvestnik.ru
A doctor from, rescued a girl with cancer of the 4th stage. Evgeny Levchenko has been working for more than 20 years and has carried out over a thousand operations. Including the world's first tracheal autotransplantation surgery, which was grown from the patient's stem cells.
And for saving the patient Irina with the 4th stage of cancer, the doctor was awarded the Prize of the Academician Perelman Fund
Today, the doctor is not to communicate with the press. As told NIIC oncology them. N.N.Petrovain his schedule, many operations, and then celebrations. Today he celebrates his birthday.
All doctors refused Irina, saying that she was hopeless. She came to see Dr. Levchenko in 2009.At the age of 13, a tumor was found on the leg, and then a terrible diagnosis of osteosarcoma was voiced. Many chemotherapy courses and surgeries did not help. The patient became worse. She had her right leg amputated, and about 70 metastases were found in her lungs.
When Irina turned 17, she turned out to be with Evgeny Levchenko. He decided on an operation. He removed 42 metastases - from her right lung, and after a few months 28 metastases - from the left lung.
During the unique operation, the doctor used the method of isolated chemoperfusion developed and patented by him. The affected organ is disconnected from the system of general blood circulation and metastases are washed by a chemical preparation in such a concentration that a person would not have sustained if the preparation circulated throughout the whole organism.
“Levchenko carried out more than 160 operations using this technique - the most in the world,” the press service of the NICC oncology told them. Petrova. According to representatives of the hospital, 8.5 years old, the patient is in stable remission. This is confirmed by the latest survey conducted in September 2017. The disease does not progress.
- At present, the girl is 26 years old, she does not receive treatment, she is under the supervision of doctors - she periodically undergoes examinations, - the press service added.
It should be noted that Evgeny Levchenko, all in the family work in medicine. His spouse is a chemotherapist with twenty years of experience, the eldest son Nikita went to the thoracic surgery, and the younger Valery works in the oncologic dispensary inStavropol.
Evgeniy himself is not only a practicing surgeon, but also holds the position of head of the surgical thoracic department of the N. N.N. Petrova, is the head of the scientific thoracic department. He is the author of 133 scientific works, 12 patents for inventions, a member of the board of the Multidisciplinary Society of Thoraco-abdominal Oncologists, a member of the board of the Association of Thoracic SurgeonsOf Russia, a member of the International Association for the Study of Cancer of the Lung (IASLC), the European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (EACTS), the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO).