Nov 222019


On November 22, Almazov Centre hosted the 3rd Interdisciplinary Conference Orphan Diseases: Diagnostics, Treatment, Rehabilitation.

The conference was aimed at highlighting the topical issues of treatment and rehabilitation for orphan diseases in children, diagnostic features and clinical manifestations.

The conference covered the following topics:

  • Current understanding of orphan diseases. The list of orphan diseases in Russia, approved by the Russian Ministry of Health
  • Early diagnosis of orphan diseases in children
  • Availability of medical care and drug provision for patients with orphan diseases
  • Genetic aspects of working with families of patients with rare diseases
  • Possibilities of habilitation and rehabilitation in orphan diseases
  • Telemedicine centres for consultation, diagnosis and treatment of regional patients with rare diseases
  • Successive and multidisciplinary management of patients with rare diseases
  • Metabolic diseases with lipid status disorders
  • Autoimmune and hereditary rare diseases
  • Role of patient organizations in caring for orphan patients
  • Clinical cases: difficulty of diagnostic decision-making

The scientific programme of the conference included lectures, plenary sessions, scientific symposia and interactive discussions. An exhibition of medical equipment and medicines was held.