On April 22 – April 24, 2019 a unique multidisciplinary master-class on the diagnosis and modern treatment of heart failure for seven young cardiologists from Kyiv was held. The initiators of the unique educational project were the employees of the Heart Institute and located on its clinical base departments of the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P. Shupyk.
On April 18, 2019, the 5th Annual Registered Scientific and Practical Conference “Actual Problems of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery” was held at the Heart Institute with the active participation of the departments of cardiosurgery, X-ray endovascular and extracorporeal technologies and functional diagnostics of the Shupik National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (NMAPE).
On April 17, 2019, a team of specialists of the Heart Institute, led by Professor Boris Todurov, visited Sumy. The specialists of the Institute took part in the scientific-practical workshop in the Medical Institute of the Sumy State University with reports. During the visit, 60 adult patients and 17 children were examined. Professor Borys Todurov had a meeting with representatives of local authorities as well.
On March 25-26, 2019, a team of specialists from the Heart Institute lead by Professor Borys Todurov visited Mykolaiv and Kherson. 113 adult patients and 84 children were examined, two complex cardiac surgeries were performed.
On March 20, 2019, at the Heart Institute, “Heart on a Palm” Charitable Foundation solemnly transferred medical equipment worth over 2 million UAH to the Heart Institute’s Departments, due to the support of a benefactor with great heart from Mariupol, businessman Mykola Budyka, who funded the purchase of equipment.
On March 14-15, 2019, cardiac Surgeons of the Heart Institute Nazar Ozeriansky, Vadim Sakalov, Cardiologist Sergey Demidyuk, and Ultrasonography specialist Dmytro Garbuz worked at the Nova Kakhovka City Polyclinic and examined 81 patients, including 16 children.
On March 14, 2019, the National Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education named after P. Shupik (NMAPE) and the Heart Institute held the 7th Register Scientific and Practical Conference “Functional Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Diseases” devoted to the 40th anniversary of the Department of Functional Diagnostics. The main purpose of the conference was to familiarize practitioners with modern possibilities of methods of functional diagnostics, discuss the state of preparation of methodological and normative documents.
Since the beginning of 2019, more than 300 surgeries have been performed on the basis of the Departments of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy and the Department of Cardiosurgery, X-ray Endovascular and Extracorporeal Technologies of the National Academy of Postgraduate Education (NMAPE) named after P. Shupyk of the Heart Institute. Among them, there are a large number of unique procedures with high surgical and anaesthetic risk.
On February 20, 2019, for the first time in Ukraine, at the Heart Institute, Kiev the endovascular implantation of the world’s smallest pacemaker, Medtronic Micra was conducted.
On February 1, 2019, a masterclass of an international level under the leadership of Professor Kalangos (Greece) took place in the walls of the Heart Institute, Kiev.