Department of a Complex Heart Rhythm Disturbances and of Pacemakers Implantation with X-RAY Operation Room
Chief - Valery P. ZALEVSKY, M.D., electrophysiologist, cardiac surgeon of higher qualifying category.
He is chief of the department sinces 2003.
Kyiv O.Bogomolets medical Univercity – 1981.
General surgeon, District central hospital, Brovary, Kyiv region.
Cardiac surgeon, Institute of cardiovascular surgery, Kyiv 1982-1984.
Surgeon-electrophysiologist, Institute of cardiovascular surgery, Kyiv 1984-2003.
1986 – training-course, international center of electrocardiology and electrophysiology. Kaunas, Lithuania.
1989 – training-course, international center of electrocardiology and electrophysiology. Kaunas, Lithuania.
1992 – training-course, “Elaboration of DDT-technology in electrocardiostimulation”, Brussels, Belgium.
1996 – training-course in electrophysiology, Alst, Belgium.
1999 – training-course in electrophysiology, Berlin, Germany.
2004 – training-course in electrophysiology, Hamburg, Germany.
In 2007 he successfully passed European certification exam
(EHRA exam - Special competency in cardiac pacing, implanting cardioverter-deffibrilators
and cardiac resynchronization therapy) of the European Society of Arrhytmologists.
Member of European society of cardiologists since 2004.
Member of the Ukrainian Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons since 1998.
Main directions of the department work :
Control and optimization of cardiac pacemakers work;
Implantation of artificial heart rhythm pacemakers for bradyarrhytmia treatment;
Cardioverters-difibrillators implantation and radiofrequency ablation of arrhythmia substrates;
Implantation of resynchronizing pacemakers for the correction of a marked systolic myocardium dysfunction
and of mitral regurgitation in the terminal stages of cardiomyophathies;
Invasive and noninvasive electrophysiological investigations;
Invasive hemodynamic investigations;
Implantation of artificial pacemakers in obstructive form of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
for the decrease of a pressure gradient on the outflow tract of the left ventricle;