Endovascular Prosthetics of the Mitral Valve at the Heart Institute

July, 26, 2018

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.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation on 84-Year-Old Patient

July, 13, 2018

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.

Unique cardiac surgery on a 1 kg (2.5 lbs) infant

April, 20, 2018

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. 

Ozaki procedure on 4-year-old girl

September, 1, 2017

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.