Solomiyka was born a completely healthy child. Four years ago, due to an ordinary viral disease, she got heart complications and a terrible diagnosis, like a sentence – cardiomyopathy.
A 6-year-old girl received a new heart. The operation went smoothly. The girl feels well.
The transplant was performed by a cardiac surgeon, the Director of the Heart Institute, Prof. Borys Todurov, together with the Institute’s team of doctors.
We would like to express our gratitude to the employees of the EvoPlay IT company who participated in the corporate donor day. Thank you for finding the opportunity to donate blood in this rather difficult time for the country. That can save about 87 lives.
The workshop was registered by the Testing Center at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine as an event for the continuous professional development of doctors. It was held in a hybrid format in the lecture hall of the Department of Functional Diagnostics. About 200 doctors of various specialties have registered for participation.
Our patient, 62-year-old Olga, had a right kidney tumor, which was complicated by a tumor thrombus of the inferior vena cava and the right atrium. The woman came to us from Odesa, already in a problematic condition. In her hometown, doctors could no longer help her problem.
For over a year, 40-year-old Valentyn fought the disease and waited for his new heart; for over a year, his older brother defended the hearts of Ukrainians, our hearts, in the war. He was by his side during the entire operation, and today the brothers are happy together in the transplant department that this battle in their lives has already been won.
The implementation of the scientific program was made possible thanks to the efforts of department heads and leading specialists of the Heart Institute, teachers of the Department of Functional Diagnostics of the Shupyk National Institute of Health of Ukraine, who prepared original reports and a program for testing trainees to obtain a certificate of Continuous Professional Development.
The International Day of Transplantology was honored with a successful heart transplant to a child at the Heart Institute. The heart was delivered by helicopter from Vinnytsia.
The scientific program of the seminar included a consistent and comprehensive presentation of aspects of the pathogenesis of dyslipidemias, diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis and its complications in the practice of a cardiologist, functional diagnostics doctor, interventional cardiologist, and cardiac surgeon.
Removing a tumor of the pancreas together with the spleen laparoscopically “through punctures” was a fantasy until recently. Still, now it is a reality in the Department of Transplantation and Surgery of the Abdominal Cavity at the Heart Institute.