Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2014 • VOLUME 20 • №2

Selected pages of history of vascular surgery in Russia

Pokrovsky A.V.1, Glyantsev S.P.2

1) Institute of Surgery named after A.V. Vishnevsky under the RF Ministry of Public Health,
2) A.N. Bakulev Scientific Centre of Cardiovascular Surgery under the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia

The article describes the most significant for Russian surgery personalities, facts, and events of the last 180 years. An emphasis is placed upon those works, discoveries or operations made by Russians for the first time in the world’s practice. To such we refer N.I. Pirogov’s topographical anatomy of vessels (1837), N.V. Ekk’s portocaval anastomosis (1877), A.A. Yanovsky’s lateral arterial suture (1889), S.S. Bryukhonenko’s artificial circulation unit (1923-1924), Yu.Yu. Voronoy’s renal replantation onto femoral vessels (1933), V.P. Demik – hov’s transplantation of vital organs (1946-1959), V.I. Kolesov’s mammary-coronary anastomosis (1964), F.A. Serbinenko’s endovascular neurosurgery (1979), E.I. Chasov’s intracoronary thrombolysis by E.I. Chazov (1974), endovascular prosthetic repair of the thoracic aorta by N.L. Volodos (1985) and a series of other facts.

KEY WORDS: history of surgery in Russia, vascular surgery in Russia.

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