The 9th Congress of Gastroenterology of Southeast Asian Nations took place in the northern province of Bac Ninh on November 9-10, coinciding with the 18 th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Vietnam Association of Gastroenterology (VAGAE).

Seventy domestic and international physicians and scientists delivered over 30 scientific reports and research projects on the medical examination and treatment of digestive diseases.

At the event, international experts spoke of developing technologies in the gastroenterology sector, bringing practical results to patients.

The congress also offered an opportunity for domestic and international physicians to share their knowledge and experience in the field.

Digestive diseases are common in Vietnam. Typical patient complaints include digestive disorders, gastric ulcers, hepatitis, cirrhosis, gallstones and gastric bleeding.-VNA