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Prof Adamyan Leila

Prof Adamyan Leila

Member of the Russian Academyof Medical Sciences.
Chief of the Department of Operative Gynecology Scientific Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology of RussianAcademyof Medical Sciences.
President of the Russian Association of Endometriosis.
Vice-President of the Russian Association of Gynecologic Endoscopists


Leila V. Adamyan was born in Tbilissi in 1949. In 1972 she graduated from the Ist Sechenov Moscow Medical Institute with the diploma of physician. From 1972 to 1974 she has underwent residency, and from 1974 - 1977 - postgraduate education in obstetrics and gynecology in the All-Union Scientific Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology (now Scientific Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (RAMS) in Moscow. In 1977 she fulfilled and defended the thesis “Reproductive function in patients with ovarian endometriomas before and after surgery” and obtained the diploma of Ph.D. (candidate of medical sciences). From 1977 to 1989, holding the position of senior research fellow in the department of operative gynecology, L.Adamyan worked as gynecologic surgeon and fulfilled scientific research, which resulted in 1985 in doctoral thesis “State of reproductive system in patients with benign tumours of internal genitalia and principles of rehabilitative treatment after reconstructive plastic surgery” and the diploma of doctor of medical sciences (M.D.). In 1993 she was awarded the rank of Professor, in 1999 - was elected a member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. Since 1989 professor Adamyan is running the department of operative gynecology of the Scientific Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and perinatology of RAMS ( Director - Academician Kulakov V.I. ) .

Being one of the leading gynecologic surgeons of Russia Prof. L.Adamyan is practicing all conventional (laparotomic and vaginal) and advanced operating techniques, carrying out and coordinating scientific research, and is actively developing and introducing into practice new modalities of vaginal and combined operations, minimally invasive technologies (laparoscopy and hysteroscopy), new instrumentation, energies (electric, laser, ultrasonic, cryo, radiowave), and adjunctive materials, for treatment of most gynecologic conditions: endometriosis, tumors, dispositions and malformations of genitalia, pathology of endometrium, stress urinary incontinence. Under the guidence of Prof. Adamyan the department, which has always been the collector of the most severe cases from all regions of Russia and FSU countries, has established itself as the institution where endoscopy is applied in as many as 90% of all cases and most of the procedures are performed according to the original methods elaborated in the department The majority of operations are of combined character, allowing simultaneous correction of all gynecologic and concomitant surgical pathology. The most complicated procedures (are performed by Prof. L. Adamyan, who is always being drawn in management of the most severe cases in the Center and other medical institutions as the expert.

Prof. L.Adamyan personally contributes to research on the epidemiologic, genetic, neuroendocrine and immunologic aspects of genital endometriosis, which involves more than 1200 patients and has already resulted in classification of retrocervical endometriosis, programmes of preoperative examination (including the most advanced imaging techniques - MRI, SCT), and surgical and combined treatment, based on the own techniques, including combined laparoscopic-vaginal procedures for severe infiltrative endometriosis of recto-vaginal septum.

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