Amazing pollicisation by doctor-for-kids Stephane Guero Monday, 13/02/2017
Phan Hoang Viet Tung was born in 2015 in Hanoi without a functional thumb on his right hand. His father Phan Hoang Viet Anh was very happy knowing that French hand surgeon Dr Stephane Guero, renowned as “hand magician” for his surgical skills, would ...
Safety culture is an endless journey Monday, 13/02/2017
Ensuring patient safety is FV Hospital’s top priority, and this is the bottom line of the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation awarded to FV. Dan Tri (People’s Wisdom) newspaper has recently had an interview with FV Hospital Chief Execu...
Dr Do Quang Minh – Head of Urology Tuesday, 17/01/2017
Dr Do Quang Minh graduated as a doctor from Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University in 1996. He then went on to obtain a Master of Science Degree in Urology from the same university in 2004.
Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in renal cancer treatment Tuesday, 17/01/2017
Surgery is the most common treatment for renal cancer. In almost all cases, laparoscopic techniques can be applied. Offering state-of-the-art medical equipment and facilities and a team of highly skilled, experienced urologists, FV Hospital’s Urology...
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...
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