The Central Reception
(information, scheduling of appointment with nephrologists, urologists, cardiologists):
The Room of Paid Services:
The Room of Consultation and Cardiology:
Help Desk of the Health Care Committee of Minsk City Executive

Programs for Foreign Citizens

Nephrotic syndrome

Day 1: an examination by a nephrologist, making of an examination and treatment plan, admission to the hospital.

Day 2: a complete blood count; urinalysis; Zimnitsky urine test + 24-hour urine protein excretion measurement; blood chemistry; coagulation profile; immunological blood test; blood test for C3 and C4 complement fractions; ultrasound examination of kidneys and urinary bladder; test for the presence of fluid in the abdominal cavity and pleural cavity; ECG and examination by an ophthalmologist.

Day 3 (further examinations according to indications): the 24-hour blood pressure monitoring; echocardiography; blood test for the markers of the systemic diseases; test for blood group and rhesus factor; ultrasound-guided needle kidney biopsy + light microscopy, immunological assays and electrical microscopy.

Day 4: an ultrasound examination after the needle kidney biopsy, complete blood count and blood chemistry.

Day 5: an adjustment of the treatment based on the results of the needle kidney biopsy.

The estimated cost of the program is 700 USD.

Note: a medical specialist may adjust an examination program considering a patient’s health status.

Arterial hypertension (high blood pressure)

Day 1: an examination by a cardiologist, admission to the hospital.

Day 2: a complete blood count, urinalysis, RW blood test (for the patients over 13 years of age), blood chemistry, lipid profile, coagulation profile, ECG, echocardiography, ultrasound examination of the thyroid, ultrasound examination of the kidneys and adrenal glands, ultrasound examination of the brachiocephalic vessels, 24-hour blood pressure monitoring an examination by an ophthalmologist.

Day 3: a consultation by a cardiologists considering the results of the examinations.

Day 4 (further examinations):; if a pathology is suspected, a medical specialist prescribes an ultrasound examination of the thyroid, consultation by an endocrinologist, blood tests for hormones, ultrasound examination of the kidneys, renal scintigraphy, Doppler scanning of the renal vessels and consultation by a nephrologist.

The estimated cost of the program is 600USD

Note: a medical specialist may adjust an examination program considering a patient’s health status.

Diabetes mellitus (inpatient care)

Day 1: an examination by an endocrinologist, admission to the hospital.

Day 2: an adjustment of the insulin therapy by the endocrinologist and preparation of a self-test diary. A complete blood count, urinalysis, RW blood test (for the patients over 13 years of age), blood chemistry, ECG, glycated hemoglobin, hormones (TSH, freeT4, TPOAb). An ultrasound examination of the thyroid, kidneys and the abdomen. An examination by an ophthalmologist (fundoscopy and eidoptometry). An examination by a neurologist + assessment of a tactical and pain sensitivity. Glucose profile: fasting glucose, glucose before dinner, before bedtime, at night (more frequently, if necessary). The monitoring of the diabetic nephropathy: measurement of the endogenous creatinine clearance: detection of albumin in the first void urine and 24-hour urine, calculation of the albumin-to-creatinine ratio. If necessary, a medical specialist prescribes the 24-hour blood pressure monitoring (for the patients with a nephropathy), Holter monitoring (for the patients with an autonomic cardiomyopathy), continuous glucose monitoring within 3-6 days (if applicable).

Day 3: consultation by an endocrinologist based on the results of the examinations, adjustment of the insulin therapy based on the results of the 24-hour glucose monitoring and consideration of the food diary.

Day 4: (further examinations) if a pathology is suspected, a consultation by a cardiologist, renal scintigraphy, Doppler scanning of renal vessels and consultation by a nephrologist is prescribed. The insulin therapy is adjusted based on the results of the 24-hour glucose monitoring and the self-test diary.

Day 5: An examination by the endocrinologist and adjustment of the insulin therapy based on the results of the 24-hour glucose monitoring and the self-test diary.

The estimated cost of the program is 500-700USD

Diabetes mellitus (outpatient care)

Day 1: an examination by an endocrinologist.

Day 2: an adjustment of the insulin therapy by the endocrinologist and preparation of a self-test diary. A complete blood count, urinalysis, RW blood test (for the patients over 13 years of age), blood chemistry, ECG, glycated hemoglobin, hormones (TSH, freeT4, TPOAb). An ultrasound examination of the thyroid, kidneys and the abdomen. An examination by an ophthalmologist (fundoscopy and eidoptometry). An examination by a neurologist + assessment of a tactical and pain sensitivity. Glucose profile: fasting glucose, glucose before dinner, before bedtime, at night (more frequently, if necessary). The monitoring of the diabetic nephropathy: measurement of the endogenous creatinine clearance: detection of albumin in the first void urine and 24-hour urine, calculation of the albumin-to-creatinine ratio. If necessary, a medical specialist prescribes the 24-hour blood pressure monitoring (for the patients with a nephropathy), Holter monitoring (for the patients with an autonomic cardiomyopathy), continuous glucose monitoring within 3-6 days (if applicable).

Day 3: consultation by an endocrinologist based on the results of the examinations, adjustment of the insulin therapy based on the results of the 24-hour glucose monitoring and consideration of the food diary.

Day 4: (further examinations) if a pathology is suspected, glycemic control, consultation by a cardiologist, renal scintigraphy, Doppler scanning of renal vessels and consultation by a nephrologist is prescribed. The insulin therapy is adjusted based on the results of the 24-hour glucose monitoring and the self-test diary.

Day 5: An examination by the endocrinologist and adjustment of the insulin therapy based on the results of the 24-hour glucose monitoring and the self-test diary.

The estimated cost of the program is 500-600USD