• SCO Summit, Astana, 9 June 2017
    SCO Summit, Astana, 9 June 2017
  • Astana EXPO-2017
    Astana EXPO-2017
  • Kazakhstan United For Global Security
    Kazakhstan United For Global Security
  • G-GLOBAL
    G-GLOBAL
  • Astana Economic Forum
    Astana Economic Forum

Kazakhstan is the first country in the world to transplant 3rd generation artificial heart – Yuri Pya

Kazakhstan is the first country in the world that has used an artificial heart of the last third generation, said chairman of the Board of JSC “National Scientific Cardiac Surgery Center” Yuri Pya, BNews.kz reports.

Kazakhstan is the first country in the world that has used an artificial heart of the last third generation. 32 artificial heart transplants HeartMateIII was conducted in Kazakhstan for the year, said chairman of the Board of JSC “National Scientific Cardiac Surgery Center” Yuri Pya during the master class for the implementation of one of the unique methods on transplantation of an artificial heart.

It should be noted that these complex operations are made in Kazakhstan for free. The state pays the entire transaction process for seriously ill patients.

According to chief cardiologist of the country, this year the center started to use this technique in Kazakhstan since 2011. More than 150 operations were conducted.

BNews.kz