900g-baby with congenital heart disease survived Health

900g-baby with congenital heart disease survived

Doctors of the HCM City-based Paediatrics Hospital No 1 have successfully performed a congenital heart surgery for a premature baby weighing 900grams, the lightest patient ever to receive the surgery.
Network for congenital heart defect treatment to be set up Health

Network for congenital heart defect treatment to be set up

The Nhi Dong 1 Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City is working with the city’s Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease Society and several lower-level hospitals to establish a network for treatment and management of congenital heart diseases across southern Vietnam.
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Free heart disease screening for Dak Lak poor children

Over 300 disadvantaged children from 1-16 years old across the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have received free screening check-up to detect congenital heart diseases under a programme conducted at the provincial General Hospital in late April.
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More foreign aid for heart surgeries for AO/dioxin victims

Representatives from Taipei’s Rotary Club on August 14 granted 400 million VND (18,800 USD) to the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA)’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province chapter to assist heart surgeries for Agent Orange victims.
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Conjoined twins successfully separated

Doctors at Ho Chi Minh City's Children Hospital No.1 on February 27 successfully separated two conjoined infants in an operation that lasted an hour and a half.