KHARKIV SURGEONS MASTERED NEW HYBRID CARDIAC SURGERY

18/02/2015

Heart surgeons from Kharkiv performed the first hybrid cardiac surgery combining two already existing IHD treatments.

The operation implies almost simultaneous coronary stent (placing a tube-shaped device in the coronary arteries to recover permeability) and aortocoronary bypass (cardiac blood recovery). The surgery doesn’t require big section.

The doctors admit the following advantages of hybrid surgery:

- the surgery lasts twice less than usual one;

- minimum injury for patient;

- high efficiency of cardiac diseases treatment;

- minimalizing probable complications;

- faster recovery.


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