Chief - Andriy G. GORYACHEV,
M.D., Ph.D., cardiac surgeon of higher qualifying category, Honored Doctor of Ukraine.
He has undergone training in leading European hospitals (France, Germany, Poland).
There are 64 co-published scientific papers, 3 patents, 2 patents of Ukraine,
12 innovations. The head of the operational department since 2003.
In 2004—2006 was a holder of a fellowship of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for young scientists.
In 2009 he awarded the state award «Honored Doctor of Ukraine».
He is a full member of the Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons of Ukraine.
Main areas of work: surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects, including complex shapes.
He has experience of more than 1,000 heart operations with extracorporeal circulation in the correction
congenital and acquired abnormalities of the heart. Direct supervision of operating divisions.
Providing routine and urgent and highly specialized surgical activities of the Institute.
His research interests include reconstructive surgery of complex congenital and acquired anomalies
correction of which requires prosthetic valve and pulmonary trunk pulmonary artery,
their development and improvement.
Surgery department includes a set of units, consisting of two operating units,
centralized sterilization departments and laundry. The department has 65 employees,
30 of those are professional operating nurses. Operating units consist of 13 operating rooms,
containing 15 operating tables, preoperative and ancillary facilities.
The main task of department is to conduct complex operations on the heart and blood vessels.
Department provides all routine and urgent highly specialized work of the Institute
within 5,000 transactions per year. Operating room and medical equipment meet the (draft of 2011—2012)
modern medical requirements, sanitary, fire protection and energy-saving standards,
as well as international standards. In operating rooms sterility and highest class (100)
air cleanliness provided with the help of low turbulent flow of highly purified air with preset temperature (16—22 °C)
and humidity (55—60%) at a flow rate of not less than 0.24 m/s. Centralized sterilization department
is a technological system that provides automated pre-sterilization cleaning,
disinfection and sterilization of medical devices with the division into three zones: dirty, clean and sterile.
In sterilization room modern methods are used: steam (high temperature) and plasma (low)
method of sterilization with software and control system.