In Ukraine for the third time in the history of the country the patient made a “mechanical heart”. Photos of surgery.
October 12, at the heart Institute of the Ministry of health of Ukraine held the implantation of mechanical hearts. Such an operation in our country was performed for the third time in the history of independence. About it reports a press-service of the heart Institute, on his page on Facebook, informs Rus.Media.
“It is a difficult operation, I would say that it is space technology. Implanting a mechanical device to ensure that it worked as the second heart and has created more blood flow is quite difficult,” – commented on the deal, the Director of the heart Institute Bogdan Todorov.
A similar operation is performed in the case that the heart of man can not cope with the provision of blood circulation. Motor “mechanical heart” made of titanium, it has a special turbine, which constantly rotates in a magnetic field. Its attached to the left ventricle and the aortic body of the patient. Thanks to the many people who need transplants, you can wait for a donor organ.