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Canadian surgeons to operate Ukraine servicemen
1 March 2017, 13:21 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 0 | | Code for Blog | |
A team of 25 Canadian surgeons have for the fifth time arrived in Ukraine - this time to operate 42 Ukrainian servicemen at the Central Military Hospital in Kyiv, Chanel 5 reported
Members of the team, surgeons and nurses, came to Ukraine as volunteers.
For the first time, NATO surgeons joined the group. One of them is Capt. Andry Sydorenko. Born in Kyiv, he went to Canada 17 years ago.
The following team of Canadian doctors is to come in 6 months. During their prior visits, Canadian doctors had already performed 250 operations.
Types of operations
The mission will conduct craniofacial plastic surgery and upper limbs surgery. During the first two days the mission will select patients. “We will select those who really need this operation in that period of time. Sometimes the patient does not need an operation, sometimes it is better for him to wait one or two month,” explained Igor Fedirko, Colonel of Medical Service, Director of the Craniofacial Surgery and Dentistry Clinic at the Ministry of Defense Main Clinical Military Hospital.
The patients who were operated by the previous missions of Canadian doctors are invited as well for repeated examination. Patients willing to sign up are welcome to call +380 (95) 435 30 33, +380 (97) 00 555 45.
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