As many as 100 international and domestic specialists came together at the sixth International Spine Meeting held in the central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on December 20.

Thirty reports delivered at the event provided a chance for the experts to gather experience as well as exchanging new methods and techniques specialised in spine treatment and surgery.

Advanced techniques in surgery to cure spinal diseases were also introduced at the meeting by experts from the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan and Germany.

On this occasion, Ho Chi Minh City’s Orthopaedic Association (HOA) conducted over ten spinal surgeries in Khanh Hoa General Hospital with a view to transferring the techniques to the provincial doctors.

Khanh Hoa General Hospital is among the four hospitals with spine surgery department in the country.

It has performed over 1,100 orthopaedic cases with a high successful rate since 2009 thanks to updated techniques frequently transferred by domestic and foreign experts.-VNA