A Little Italian Underwent Cardiac Surgery at the Heart Institute

September, 20, 2022

Mattia and his twin sister were born prematurely, at 25 weeks, with extremely low body weight, only 600 grams, and also with a congenital heart defect. The babies were raised in one of the perinatal centers of Kyiv for almost a month so that they would grow up a little.

Remedial Nephrectomy Was Performed at the Heart Institute

September, 2, 2022

Recently, at the Heart Institute, a patient from Rivne with a diagnosis of polycystic disease with damage to the kidneys and liver underwent remedial nephrectomy – one of the stages of preparing patients with polycystic kidney disease for transplantation.

Tiny Ukrainian Heart Saved

August, 18, 2022

For Elena from the Rivne region, the long-awaited pregnancy was a joy, but at the 31st week of pregnancy, the doctors of the Rivne regional perinatal center were forced to perform an emergency caesarean section, as the child’s life was under a threat.
The baby was born weighing 1,490 grams.

Kidney Transplantation from Father to Son at the Heart Institute

August, 16, 2022

Usually, we perceive a “parent-child” couple as parents and small children, but in fact, at any age, parents are ready for anything for the sake of the salvation and happiness of their children.
Victor’s father, without thinking twice, gave a kidney to his son, having made an instant decision when it became clear that it was needed here and now.

Two Heart Transplants in Two Days

August, 12, 2022

Thursday and Friday this week at the Heart Institute turned out to be very fruitful – two heart transplants were successfully performed by Gavrylo Kovtun and a team of doctors of the Heart Institute. Two women received new hearts – a 53-year-old patient from Kyiv and a 48-year-old patient from Zaporizhzhia.

Heart and Kidney Transplants in Lutsk

August, 8, 2022

Our team performed transplantation of hearts and kidneys in Lutsk – in the organ transplantation department of the Volyn Regional Clinical Hospital together with colleagues of this institution.
A 29-year-old young man from Khmelnytskyi received the heart.

Second Heart Transplant in Lutsk

July, 26, 2022

32-year-old Volodymyr from Kyiv received the heart.
A trip from Kyiv to Lutsk was needed because the donor was in Lutsk, and it was not possible to deliver the donor’s heart from there to Kyiv. Therefore, our team together with our patient headed to Lutsk where the transplantation was carried out that night.