Arabkir JMC-ICAH

Principle contact details

Contact name:Dr. Arshakyan
Address:30 Mamikonyanc str., 0014, Yerevan, Armenia
Web address:Visit website

Other team members

Surgeon:Alina Karapetyan (plastic surgeon), Hayk Yenokyan (maxillo-facial surgeon), Argine Azatyan (plastic surgeon)
Orthodontist:Grigor Ter-Avetisyan
Otolaryngologist:Abgar Petrosyan, Jirayr Arabyan
Psychologist:Lucy Khandanyan
Patient follow up:Syuzi Voskanyan

Annual case load

Cleft palate:30
Pierre Robin:2
Cleft lip & palate (CLP) Unilateral (UCLP):30
Bilateral (BCLP):20
Cleft lip (CL) Unilateral (UCL):30
Bilateral (BCL):10
Number of syndromic cases:Yes

Primary surgical protocol

Timing of first repair and type of operation.

Complete UCLP:4-5 mns CL repair, 9-12 mns CP repair
Complete BCLP:6-8 mns CL repair, 12-18 mns CP repair
Isolated CP:9-12 mns CP repair

Record collection protocol

Are records routinely collected at specific ages?Yes
Does this conform to WHO timing recommendations
(birth, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years)?

State coverage of costs

Are the costs of the following treatments covered by the state (free to the patient)?

Surgery costs:Part
Orthodontic costs:Part
Speech and language therapy costs:Part

Current research activity and data collection

Type(s) of software used:File Maker Pro
Participation in inter-centre studies:Yes
Details of studies:Trainings in MAYO clinic (MN), local trainings with abroad trainers (Lester Mohler, Samir Mardini, Walter Peet, John Persing)
Participation in other collaborations (projects):Yes
Details of projects:Smile Network International, Plastikos
Willing to share Powerpoint presentations:Yes

Potential clinical research activities

Clinical research activities interested in being involved in:

Randomised clinical trials:Yes
Inter-centre comparison of outcome:Yes

Total number of cases per annum

Total cases per annum:100