In Ukraine held the second transplant of an artificial heart

Sunday, October 16, in Ukraine successfully held the second transplant and mechanical heart. This was announced by General Director Boris Todurov on a press-conferences, writes «Interfax-Ukraine».

Todorov reported that the operation was carried out 30-year-old patient Lyudmila, Filatenko, which stated the diagnosis dilatazionnaya cardiomyopathy. The mechanical heart will allow the patient who needs a transplant wait for a donor organ.

The cost of an artificial device – about 120 thousand euros. Managed to collect only part of the amount, however, the German manufacturer provided the heart in duty.

The first such operation in Ukraine held on 12 July 2016. The patient, who for the first time in Ukraine, implanted a mechanical heart, was the 41-year-old Kharkiv resident Paul doroshko with severe heart failure.




In Ukraine held the second transplant of an artificial heart 17.10.2016

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