A two-month-old baby in Hanoi with complicated deformities in heart has been saved after an eight hour surgery in the Hanoi Heart Hospital.

The 2.6kg baby, Pham Tien Dat from suburban My Duc district, was discharged from the hospital on December 23 after 26 days of intensive treatment.

The baby was admitted to the hospital with symptoms of respiratory failure and pneumonia.

Doctor Nguyen Sinh Hien, Deputy Director of the hospital, said this was a complicated case because the baby was several months old and underweight. He was rescued thanks to emergency operation and promptly intensive treatment.

The surgery’s success opened a new prospect on operation and treatment for children with complicatedly congenital heart diseases.-VNA