The second successful operation of simultaneous heart and lung transplant performed in
"A patient with a severe form
Russia's first successful surgery on a heart-lung transplant was performed in complex FNTS TiIO in November 2011. According to the Ministry, now this patient (29-year-old Elena Turina) lives with his family in Orenburg, a daughter, and occasionally travels to center on the scheduled examination.
Prior to transplantation, she was bedridden. The indications for heart-lung transplants complex is irreversible, life-threatening lung disease that affects the heart. An example of this is severe pulmonary hypertension in which the blood pressure rises in the blood vessels of the lungs.
Only a few patients of the Center offers a similar operation, which will allow them to return to normal life.
The world's first operation of simultaneous lung and heart transplant was performed in 1981 at Stanford University Hospital American surgeon, Bruce Reitz (Bruce Reitz).
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