Ivan BRAIN, “FACTS”
In the hospital ambulance Lviv held the first heart transplant and two kidney. This was announced by the chief doctor of Municipal clinical emergency hospital Lviv Oleg Samchuk.
“In Lviv in the last days of the transplanted heart and two kidneys. The last operation ended just a few hours ago. The donor was a 58-year-old resident, who received a fatal injury was falls from height. After futile attempts to save the patient, our experts stated that the man’s brain death, which is a direct indication for transplant, and his mother and sister have agreed to the organs, so that they gave the opportunity to live with others”, — he said, writes Depo.Lviv.
According to the doctor, heart received a 57-year-old resident of Korosten, which five years ago was struck by a heart attack. His heart weakened and could no longer pump blood. The other way besides a transplant, the man had.
“A healthy donor heart our doctors he transplanted together with a team of heart Institute, headed by Boris Todurov that for a few hours they arrived at the hospital”, — said Samchuk.
The kidneys also received the men — one from Lviv, the second of Ternopil region. The operation began after midnight and lasted until eight in the morning.
As he wrote, “FACTS”, recently in the Lviv emergency hospital, made a successful kidney transplant 36-year-old patient.