Operation performed in Minsk to correct heart defect of newborn weighing 1.1 kilogram

28.03.2019

For the first time, an operation was performed in Minsk to correct a heart defect of a newborn child weighing a little more than one kilogram. The baby was born ten weeks early. The doctors of the Republican Center for Pediatric Surgery operated on such a tiny patient for the first time. The doctors eliminated the narrowing of the pulmonary artery using a minimally invasive method. The operation lasted an hour and a half and was successful. The surgeons are satisfied with the condition of the baby.

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