UKRAINIAN CARDIAC SURGEONS ARE THE SECOND IN EUROPE WHO CAN OPERATE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

UKRAINIAN CARDIAC SURGEONS ARE THE SECOND IN EUROPE WHO CAN OPERATE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

This disease is the most common cause of sudden death worldwide.

The diagnosis from which children die in physical education, athletes – in training, adults – in the middle of the street. They all believed that they had no heart problems. In medical language, this is called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and it is the number one cause of sudden deaths in the world. The Ukrainian heart surgeons learned to operate this deficiency from their Italian colleagues.

During the operation, somewhere around an hour, the heart does not work, its function is performed by the heart-lung machine. Heart surgeons literally reshape the heart.