State Institution “Sytenko Institute of Spine and Joint Pathology, NAMS of Ukraine” – is the oldest scientific and treatment establishment in Ukraine, created in 1907.
The staff of the Institute includes 23 Full Doctors of Sciences with 7 Professors among them, and 53 PhDs.
SI “Sytenko Institute for Spine and Joints Pathology of the NAMS of Ukraine” is a head scientific institution dealing with problems of the spine and joints pathology among all institutions of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine and provides proper co-ordinating work on scientific research and organizing measures in this field.
Privileged research directions of the institution:
experimental and theoretical investigation of the problems of diagnostics, conceptual foresight of the states of diseases and injuries of the joints and spine (adults and children), complications preventing, working-out of new treatment technologies (including surgical), working-out of the techniques of patients rehabilitation according to the different stages of treatment;
investigation of the possibilities and usage of surgical treatment of benign and malignant bone tumors with the focus on the organ preserving surgery on spine and extremities;
working-out of new bioinert implant materials for the plastic repair of vertebral bone defects;
development of advanced methods of tissue engineering, directed on the restoration of function of loco-motor apparatus, particularly, in the case of injury and disease of spine and joints;
working-out of new and improvement of existing methods for prevention, diagnostics and treatment of disabling diseases and injuries of spine and joints in children.