Vietnam adopts latest technologies in cardiovascular surgery Health

Vietnam adopts latest technologies in cardiovascular surgery

The adoption of the latest advancements in cardiovascular surgery such as robot-assisted surgery and three-dimensional (3D) laparoscopic surgery has resulted in better treatment of cardiovascular diseases in Vietnam, leading cardiologists have said.
Free surgeries offered to children needing genital reconstruction Society

Free surgeries offered to children needing genital reconstruction

Eighty-four Vietnamese children with severe urological birth defects and rare urological conditions in HCM City, Da Nang and Hanoi are receiving free genital surgeries this month under the Thien Nhan & Friends - Child Genital Reconstruction Surgery Vietnam programme.
Hanoi man’s organ donation saves patients with fatal diseases Health

Hanoi man’s organ donation saves patients with fatal diseases

The family of a 27-year-old man in Hanoi, who was declared brain dead in a traffic accident, has voluntarily donated all of his internal organs as well as his corneas and tissues to patients needing replacement, according to the Vietnam National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.
Tet gifts offered to impoverished child patients Society

Tet gifts offered to impoverished child patients

President of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu on January 5 presented 30 gift packages to poor children who are undergoing treatment at Hanoi-based Viet Duc Hospital ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Patients get on well with organs from brain dead donor  Health

Patients get on well with organs from brain dead donor

The two patients transplanted with a heart and a kidney donated by a brain dead person in Hanoi are in sound condition and ready to be discharged from the hospital, Dr. Pham Thi Ngoc Thao, Deputy Director of the HCM City-based Cho Ray Hospital said on March 19.