There are over 40,000 burn-related INJURIES in Ukraine each year, and an astonishing 10,500 of those are CHILDREN. Treatment of burnt patients requires special medical diagnostic skills, posing a rather uneasy problemREAD MORE
On February 9th 2015, in the middle of a snowstorm, Ihor Lakatosh returned to Boston for his third round of treatment. Since his arrival, Ihor has already undergone several surgical procedures. Ihor is very fortunate to be accompanied by his guardian, Svitlana Konar. Ihor is making great progress and continues to charm all who meet him. Ihor is now able to walk independently and is speaking very clearly. Ihor will be in Boston for a few more months while he continues to be treated for his injuries.
Dr.Oleksandr Dunaev, acute burn surgeon at Municipal Hospital #8,Burn Center, Lviv, Ukraine, arrived in Boston on January 10th for a 4-week stay. His visit was planned as part of a project aimed at improving burn care in Lviv. Dr. Dunaev spent all 4 weeks at Shriners Hospital Boston in the acute care unit. He had the opportunity to observe and study the organization of the Burn Center as well as study the different adjuncts of burn care.