Cardiac surgeon Yakov Brand passes away
Famous Russian cardiac surgeon Yakov Brand passed away in Moscow. This information was confirmed by his son Petr Brand.
"Yes, this morning (passed away)," Tass cited him as saying.
According to the source of the TV channel "360", the physician died of cardiovascular insufficiency at the Sklifosovsky Emergency Research Institute, where he was head of the Emergency Cardiac Surgery Department.
According to the source, Brand's state of health deteriorated on May 30, after which he was hospitalized.
Yakov Brand was born on May 20, 1955 in Odessa. In 1979 he graduated from the Odessa Medical Institute, since 1981 he worked in Moscow.