Trends that determine the development of surgery at the present stage require the introduction of innovative non-invasive and non-traumatic surgical techniques that provide fast post-operative rehabilitation and recovery, a comfortable return to the usual lifestyle. On February 11, 2019, the improvement thematic cycle "Modern non-invasive techniques in phlebology" (2-week study program) was launched, at the Department of Surgery and Vascular Surgery of Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (the Chief of Department of Surgery and Vascular Surgery - S. Savoliuk (MD, Dr.Sc., Full Professor).

Laparoscopic surgery at the present stage of development of clinical surgery plays a crucial role as a gold surgical standard in urgent and planned abdominal surgery.

Since the beginning of the year, more than 300 surgical interventions have been performed on the basis of the departments of anesthesiology and IT, department of cardiosurgery, endovascular and extracorporeal technologies of NMAPE named after PL Shupyk and SE "Institute of the heart of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine". Among them there are a large number of unique operations with a high surgical and anesthetic risk. One of these operations is complete debranching with subsequent aneurysm endoprosthesis of the thoracic aorta.

At present, Ukraine is experiencing difficult times of its development related to the armed conflict in the Donbass. In this situation, employees of the healthcare system of the front zone are forced to work in very difficult conditions.

On February 14 2019 year, the scientific and practical conference “Inflamatory bowel diseases: modern approaches to diagnosis and treatment” was held. The conference was attended by staff Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education and National children`s specialized hospital “OHMATDYT”.