The first heart transplant in Poltava

May, 8, 2023

Today, May 8, 2023, the first heart transplant took place in the city of Poltava! The recipient was a 49-year-old man from the Kyiv region with a frightening diagnosis of dilated cardiomyopathy. And now, his new heart is already working. We wish him a speedy recovery and good health!

We thank the entire team of the Heart Institute and colleagues from the Poltava Regional Clinical Hospital named after M. Sklifosovsky.
We express great gratitude to the donor’s family and relatives.
The Heart Institute’s team:
Gavrylo Kovtun, Oleg Loskutov, Sofia Chaikovska, Maksym Taranov, Oleksandr Revenko, Vasyl Shmyrko, Mykola Melnyk, Oksana Baranovska, Daryna Tkachenko.