Health eNews

  • Endovenous laser via ELVeS Radial™ system – a unique solution for varicose vein treatment Wednesday, 18/10/2017

    Varicose veins are not only a cosmetic issue – they can negatively impact a person’s quality of life. For the last few years, FV Hospital’s Vascular Surgery Department has been using LASER ELVeS Radial™, a versatile, easy to use system which allows m...

  • Treatment for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) with endovenous intervention and surgery Wednesday, 18/10/2017

    Combining surgery and endovenous intervention (stenting) to treat deep vein thrombosis is a technique introduced to Vietnam in 2015 and which few hospitals here have the capacity to perform.

  • Laser combined with the Muller procedure to treat varicose veins Tuesday, 17/10/2017

    Varicose veins become more common as we age and can negatively impact a person’s quality of life, potentially with severe complications if they aren’t treated quickly. Statistics show that up to 40 per cent of people aged 50 and above in HCMC are aff...

  • FV uses Hybrid Methodology to treat complicated vascular conditions Tuesday, 17/10/2017

    For elderly patients with complicated vascular conditions associated with multiple vascular lesions, conventional treatments such as surgery or vascular intervention are often not an option.

  • Dr Luong Ngoc Trung – Vascular Surgery Department Tuesday, 17/10/2017

    Dr Luong Ngoc Trung graduated as a Medical Doctor from Hue University of Medicine in 2001. He then pursued higher studies, including a Master of Science in Medicine and Resident Physician Training in the specialty of General, Thoracic and Cardiovascu...

  • FV Hospital’s Bone & Joint Centre Wednesday, 19/07/2017

    To enhance services offered at FV’s Orthopaediatrics & Hand Surgery Department, FV Hospital has launched a new Bone & Joint Centre for the surgical treatment of joint conditions and injuries.

  • Arthroscopy is an effective solution for joint injury and arthritis treatment Wednesday, 19/07/2017

    Arthroscopy is performed with support of high definition (HD), three-chip CCD camera system and an advanced LED light source, providing detailed images to assist surgeons in all procedures.

  • Pain management via intraspinal drug delivery Tuesday, 18/07/2017

    Treating chronic pain, either as regularly occurring acute episodes or persistent pain, can be very difficult with mixed outcomes, debilitating patients and leaving them frustrated. FVH Pain Clinic can provide intraspinal – or intrathecal – drug deli...

  • Le Trong Phat, MD, PhD Head of the Orthopaedics and Hand Surgery Department Head of the Joint Centre Monday, 17/07/2017

    Dr Phat is one of the most experienced doctors at FV Hospital, especially when it comes to treating trauma and injuries associated with work accidents, traffic accidents or sporting events. He is also a renowned expert in offering surgical treatments...

  • Dr Louis Brasseur Head of FV Pain Clinic Monday, 17/07/2017

    With 40 years of clinical experience in Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Assessment and Control, Dr Brasseur is now leading FV Hospital’s Pain Clinic and working alongside his peers, Dr Ly Quoc Thinh and Dr Pham Thi Thuy Nga, to help patients...

  • Why do patients thank doctors for saving their lives? Monday, 12/06/2017

    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the world today. Deaths from acute myocardial infarction is one of the most formidable killers, as it usually occurs suddenly, manifests through various symptoms, is easily confused with other i...

  • “Love is all around” Monday, 12/06/2017

    Dr Nguyen Cong Kiem, who has accumulated almost 30 years of experiences in his field, has recently assumed a new role as Deputy Head of Gastro-Enterology & Hepatology at FV Hospital. Prior to joining FVH, he worked for 10 years as Head of the Gastroe...

  • Helping patients makes me happy Monday, 12/06/2017

    With nearly 30 years of experience and profound knowledge in the field of orthopaedics, Head of FVH’s Orthopaedics Department Le Trong Phat, MD, PhD, has successfully treated many Vietnamese and foreign patients.

  • What happens during a 10-hour surgery in the operation theatre? Monday, 12/06/2017

    When treating cancer cases, the necessary complex microsurgical techniques tend to require prolonged hours in the operating room, and surgeons need be highly experienced and dedicated to their work.

  • Procedures performed in FV’s new Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Tuesday, 25/04/2017

    In order to improve the breadth of services offered at the Cardiology Department, FV is launching a well-equipped catheterisation laboratory, helping patients with cardiac problems to benefit from having cardiac intervention procedures, both simple a...

  • ICD implants can prevent sudden cardiac death Monday, 24/04/2017

    While medical treatment for arrhythmias offer limited outcomes, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) have become a popular treatment option for preventing sudden death in patients with cardiac problems. FV Hospital’s Cardiology Department ha...

  • Dr. Tran Nhan Tuan – Head of the Cardiology Department Monday, 24/04/2017

    Dr. Tran Nhan Tuan obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1999, and then a Master of Medicine degree in 2015 from Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine.

  • More accurate cardiac function evaluation with EPIQ 7C cardiology ultrasound machine (3D) Monday, 24/04/2017

    The FVH Cardiology Department has just acquired an EPIQ 7C, the latest generation three-dimensional (3D) cardiac ultrasound system that can scan through the chest wall and oesophagus. This is the first new-generation cardiology ultrasound machine in ...

  • Why did i have to become a doctor? Monday, 17/04/2017

    It’s a scorching summer day in 1984 in Quang Ngai province. Young boy Do Quang Minh returned home after an afternoon running on the beach with his friends, only to find a lot of people rushing in and out of his neighbour Mr Hai’s home. Curious, the b...

  • Antibiotics: Handle with care Monday, 17/04/2017

    Antibiotics are medications used in the prevention and treatment of bacterial infections. Proper use and prompt initiation to treat infection has saved many lives. In fact, much of today’s medical treatment advancement has been made possible through ...