The patient is a 62-year old man with a diagnosis – isolated severe mitral insufficiency. In the presence of concomitant pathology, an open operation was contraindicated. At the Heart Institute, the patient had an endovascular prosthetics of the mitral valve.
Recently at the Heart Institute, a transfemoral (implantation) implantation of the last-generation prosthesis of the aortic valve was conducted on an 84-year-old woman having been diagnosed with critical aortic stenosis with apparent calcification of the openings of the aortic valve.
A boy was born on the 27th week of pregnancy weighing just 870 g and having two congenital heart diseases – coarctation of the aorta and aortic hypoplasia, the Botallo’s foramen failed to close after birth as well. For a month, doctors in Rivne, Ukraine cared for the infant and then transported the boy to the Heart Institute where the surgery was successfully conducted by a team managed by cardiac surgeon Vasiliy Karpenko and anesthesiologist Iryna Galamai.
For the first time in Ukraine, the aortic valve endoprosthesis of the new generation was implanted in the Heart Institute. The patient is 75 years old.
Borys Todurov answers the main questions and talks about the benefits of Ozaki procedure.
For the first time in Ukraine, at the Heart Institute, Ozaki Procedure was done on a 4-year-old girl with the congenital aortic defect. The surgery went successfully – the result is excellent.
A new development of Borys Todurov in conjunction with Ukrainian specialists – the Ukrainian support ring – is applied in the cardiac surgery.
It’s always hard to do something for the first time. This is a huge responsibility and a great work of a team of like-minded people at the Heart Institute.