The 10th Congress of EuroELSO in London, UK

May, 9, 2022

Due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, our delegation could not be present in London, but on behalf of the ECMO Center of the SI “HI of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine” and the PO “Association of Anesthesiologists, Perfusiologists and Intensive Care Physicians” perfusionist Stepan Maruniak told about our experience ECMO in patients with ARDS caused by COVID-19.

Another Evidence of Russian Aggression

March, 11, 2022

These days, the wounded persons were rescued at the Heart Institute: a young woman who received a missile wound – shell fraction stuck near the heart near the ribs, and a 40-year-old man being shot by a 5.45 bullet in the lungs.
They are civilians – a car with people was shot by Russian terrorists in the Irpen region.

Visit of the Heart Institute`s specialists to Pakistan

December, 15, 2021

Under support of the Pakistani Embassy in Ukraine, Director of the Heart Institute Borys Todurov and Head of the Department of Acquired Heart Diseases of the Heart Institute Igor Mokryk visited Pakistan.

For the First Time in Ukraine, Two Organs Were Transplanted Simultaneously

November, 23, 2021

This case was unique because, for the first time in Ukraine, the transplantation of two organs took place simultaneously. Everything went well. The patient is Vsevolod, a 52-year-old resident of Kyiv who has been on hemodialysis for the past 16 years because of kidney failure.

XIII Conference “Arrhythmology Days in Kyiv”

November, 19, 2021

The conference covered the most modern aspects of interventional arrhythmology and medical treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. More than 800 doctors of various specialties from all regions of Ukraine registered to participate in the conference.

Endovascular Closure of Paravalvular Fistula of Aortic Valve

November, 15, 2021

In January 2021, the Institute was visited by a 53-year-old patient for a routine examination after aortic valve grafting in 2002. He complained of shortness of breath during exercise, which has increased over the past 6 months.

Fifth Heart Transplant in a Month

October, 21, 2021

The fifth heart transplant of this month took place tonight at the Heart Institute. It was difficult because the patient has already undergone more than one heart operation. In 2004, he underwent implantation of an aortic valve prosthesis at the Institute, but 17 years later he needed a transplant. The operation lasted 1.5 hours, everything went well.