March 31, 2013 three surgeries of ligation of the arterial open duct were performed by surgeons of the Kiev Heart Center at The Republican Perinatal Center (Crimea) KRU “KTMO “University Hospital”.
Children were born prematurely in the neonatal intensive care unit of Perinatal Center.
This abnormality (open arterial duct) is more common in premature infants especially in period of up to 34 weeks (40 to 60% according to the literature). In cooperation with “Kyiv City Heart Center” led by a member – correspondent AMS Ukraine Mr B.Todurov, were started practical work counseling and treatment of patients directly at the perinatal center. There is no need of transporting children to Kiev, which increases the percentage of positive results of such treatment. In this surgeries took a part the head of department of cardiac surgery of KRU “KTMO “University Hospital” G. Rizh .