On December 18, 2018, a significant event in the history of the Heart Institute of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine took place – 22 research fellows of the Institute elected the General Director of the clinic. Among the four candidates, the voters unanimously voted for the founder of the Institute – Professor Borys Todurov.

On December 12, 2018, at the Heart Institute, a press conference of the Institute’s specialists took place involving two patients with mechanical hearts implanted by the Institute’s team lead by the Director of the Institute, Professor Borys Todurov.

On November 30, 2018, the scientific and practical seminar “Myocardial infarction and heart failure. News of Cardiology in 2018 ” was held at the Heart Institute with the active participation of departments of functional diagnostics, cardiosurgery, X-ray and intravascular and extracorporeal technologies of  the Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education ((NMAPE) and with the assistance of the departments of public health of the Kyiv City State Administration and Kyiv Regional State Administration.

On November 21, 2018, another procedure of the implantation of the mechanical heart took place at the Heart Institute. The implantation was carried out by a team of specialists under the lead of the Director of the Institute, Professor Borys Todurov. This is the fourth implantation of mechanical heart in Ukraine and the second one this year.

On November 15-16, 2018, the jubilee X scientific-practical conference “Arrythmology Days in Kyiv” was held at the Heart Institute of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, which became a real holiday for cardiologists and doctors of related specialties, which are engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias of the heart.

On October 20, 2018, one of the largest medical events of the year – the Medical Motivational Meeting – took place at the Heart Institute.

On October 16, 2018, in the Rivne Regional Children’s Hospital, a team of specialists from the Heart Institute, Kyiv led by cardiac surgeon Vasyl Karpenko conducted a surgery on a heart of a premature baby weighing less than 1 kg.

On October 12, 2018, at the Kiev Heart Institute, a third time in Ukraine, a patient with a diagnosis of dilated cardiomyopathy was implanted with a mechanical heart developed by the German company Berlin Heart.

On October 11, 2018, the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, His Excellency Dr. Rashid Al-Advani, and the Director of the Heart Institute, Professor Borys Todurov solemnly signed a donation of medical equipment agreement from the State of Kuwait to the Heart Institute, specifically to the Children’s Intensive Care Unit.

5 October 2018
Employees of the Department for the Protection of the Economy in the Kyiv Oblast of the Department of National Defense of Ukraine’s National Defense Police donated their blood for small patients of the Children’s Department of the Heart Institute.

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