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Bakulev Scientific Center of Cardiovascular Surgery

Bakulev Scientific Center of Cardiovascular Surgery (Russian: Научный центр сердечно-сосудистой хирургии им. А.Н. Бакулева) is attached to the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and is one of the leading cardiovascular surgery-related facilities of the Russian Federation. The center embraces Burakovskiy Institute of Cardiac Surgery and the Institute of Coronary and Vascular Surgery, both located in Moscow. In 2005 the Center started the first phase of research into the transplant of marrow cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction.[1]

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The Center was founded in 1956 by Soviet surgeon Aleksandr Bakulev, being officially named the Thoracal Surgery Institute of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR (Институт грудной хирургии Академии медицинских наук СССР) at the time. In 1961 the facility was renamed to the Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery and in 1967, following Bakulev's death, gained his name.

Heads of Center

Term Name
1956-1958 Aleksandr Bakulev
1958-1959 Aleksey Busalov
1959-1966 Sergey Kolesnikov
1966-1994 Vladimir Burakovskiy
1994-present Leo Bokeriya


  1. ^ "ISTC - Myocardial infarction and cell therapy", 25 Aug 2005. Retrieved on 2007-01-10. 
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