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Khanh Hoa (VNA) – The 16th annual conference of the Neurosurgical Society of Vietnam (NSV) opened in Nha Trang city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on December 5.

The event, jointly held by the Khanh Hoa General Hospital and the NSV, attracted participation of nearly 500 leading domestic and international specialists and doctors in the field.

As many as 92 scientific reports updating latest technical practice and knowledge in neurosurgery were presented at the event.

Participants discussed special subjects relating to cerebral pathology, care for patients, and neurosurgical lectures. Two surgeries on cerebrum and spine were televised live as part of the event.

A leader of the Khanh Hoa General Hospital said on the occasion, the participating experts transferred neurosurgical techniques to the hospital’s doctors, enabling the hospital to treat brain-related diseases and thus reducing costs for patients.

According to NSV Chairman Vo Tan Son, the association will intensify international cooperation to receive knowledge and advanced techniques in neurology surgery in order to meet treatment demands in the country.-VNA