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  • Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Tuesday, 17/01/2017

    Adrenal gland surgery is a challenging urological operation because of its hard-to-reach location in the retroperitoneum, on top of the kidney, next to the diaphragm. In recent years, surgeons at FVH’s Urology Department have successfully performed l...

  • Mini-PCNL in complicated renal calculi treatment Tuesday, 17/01/2017

    Calculi treatment – treatment for kidney stones or gallstones – is sometime very challenging, particularly in cases of recurrent complicated calculi. Since the 1980s, less-invasive procedures have been utilised and further developed for calculi treat...

  • Dr Do Minh Hung (PhD), Head of General Surgery Department Monday, 31/10/2016

    Dr Do Minh Hung graduated as a Medical Doctor from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Ho Chi Minh City in 1994. He then received a Master of Science in General Surgery in 2004 from the same university. Dr Minh Hung obtained his PhD in Gastro...

  • Advanced treatment for liver cancer Monday, 31/10/2016

    Liver primary cancer is common in Vietnam. It often develops in patients with hepatitis: the hepatitis virus triggers cirrhosis and then hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Open surgery to remove tumours often causes heavy blood loss and large sutures, w...

  • Thoracoscopic and laparoscopic oesophagectomy with subcarinal lymph nodes dissection under prone position Monday, 31/10/2016

    Studies show that thoracoscopic and laparoscopic oesophagectomy in a prone position to treat oesophageal cancer can be safer in comparison to a traditional open procedure. This technique brings many benefits to patients, including a visually improved...

  • Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection for gastric cancer treatment Monday, 31/10/2016

    Gastric cancer is the fourth common cancer and the second leading cause of death from cancer in the world. Despite recent advances in chemotherapy and targeted therapy, surgery is considered the most effective tool that can lead to curing gastric can...

  • Dr Trinh Van Hai – Head of Accident & Emergency Department Friday, 05/08/2016

    Dr Trinh Van Hai was among the first staff of FV Hospital in its early days. After graduating from Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy in 1992, Dr. Van Hai has completed professional training courses in surgical emergency at Universi...

  • Dr Pham Luu Nhat Hoang – Deputy Head of Accident & Emergency Department Friday, 05/08/2016

    Dr Pham Luu Nhat Hoang graduated from Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University in 2003 and obtained his Critical Care Medicine Certificate from Victor Segalen Bordeaux II University, France, in 2007....

  • FV’s Ambulance Service – mobile intensive care vehicles Friday, 05/08/2016

    Operating under the principles of “quick and prompt”, FV Hospital’s ambulance service is always ready to provide remote treatment and to stabilize patients prior to conveying them to the hospital for further care....

  • 5 golden rules for saving patients Friday, 05/08/2016

    FV’s Accident & Emergency Department operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year. With prompt support from the Laboratory Department, Imaging Department, paediatricians, obstetricians, anaesthesiologists and surgeons – teams that are ready at all ...

  • Arthroscopy system, an effective solution for joint injury and arthritis treatment Wednesday, 27/04/2016

    Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure, which is used to diagnose and treat conditions of the knee, hip, elbow, ankle or shoulder. Arthroscopy in FV Hospital’s Orthopaedics Department is done with support of high definition (HD), 3 chip CCD ca...

  • Arthroscopic ACL surgery reconstruction Wednesday, 27/04/2016

    In Vietnam, accidents account for most anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries experienced by our patients. In developed countries, 80 per cent of patients incur ACL injuries while playing sports. Whatever the cause, FV Hospital’s Orthopaedics Depa...

  • Knee replacement to improve mobility Wednesday, 27/04/2016

    Replacing the knee is a safe and effective procedure which reduces pain and increases mobility. Patients are able to walk just days following the surgery. With the utilisation of advanced surgical techniques and state-of-art medical equipment, the su...

  • Scarf Osteotomy Wednesday, 27/04/2016

    FV Hospital’s Orthopaedics Department has successfully performed scarf osteotomy to correct many cases of hallux valgus deformities. This procedure not only helps to improve the motion functions of the feet but also improves their appearance, and fac...

  • Dr Le Trong Phat, PhD – Head of Orthopaedics and Hand Surgery Wednesday, 27/04/2016

    Dr Phat graduated from University of Rheinische Friedrichs-Wilhelms, Bonn, Germany in 1988. He then obtained his PhD in Orthopaedics from the same university in 1993. Dr Phat went on to complete an advanced course in acupuncture at the University of ...

  • Newborns hearing tests now available via advanced hearing screening devices Friday, 15/01/2016

    Hearing testing for newborns, now standard across Europe and America, allows those babies with impaired hearing to be identified early in the first few months of life. Tests used for hearing screening are simple and quick to perform with no risk of h...

  • A woman experiences the miracle of hearing sound after years of silence Friday, 15/01/2016

    Ms. Lan often used to think of suicide as her severely impaired hearing sometimes became too much to bear. Nagging ear pain, persistent headaches, sleepless nights, days of shutting herself away from others – especially following failed surgeries at ...

  • Dr Nguyen Quang Dai – Head of ORL Friday, 15/01/2016

    Dr Nguyen Quang Dai graduated as a Medical Doctor from Medical University of Ho Chi Minh City in 1997 and then obtained his Specialisation Degree in Otorhinolaryngology (ORL) in 2001, also at this University. Dr Dai then went on to obtain a Master of...

  • Introducing bone conduction implant system Bonebridge – a new treatment option for patients with hearing loss Friday, 15/01/2016

    Bonebridge, the world’s first active bone conduction implant system, is a revolutionary technology for patients with impaired hearing....

  • Head and neck cancer screening via ultrathin rhinolaryngoscope Friday, 15/01/2016

    Head and neck cancer is one of the most commonly occurring types of cancers. As its clinical symptoms are not easily defined, routine screening is highly recommended so that any cancer can be detected early. FV Hospital’s Otorhinolaryngology Departme...