Health eNews

  • Recreating smiles using bone from the fibula Monday, 17/04/2017

    High technology applications in the field of facial rejuvenation worldwide have helped patients to receive successful treatment, and have a better quality of life.

  • Dr Do Minh Hung, the sought-after doctor Friday, 14/04/2017

    After his search for a doctor to cure his cancer ended in success, an elderly man who lives a simple life in the Mekong Delta wrote a heart-felt thank you letter to Head of General Surgery Dr Do Minh Hung, the doctor that saved his life.

  • For better quality of care Monday, 13/02/2017

    Many of Vietnamese celebrities have given birth to their children at FV, and not one time, but for the second time or even more.

  • A letter to savior Monday, 13/02/2017

    “Dear Doctor Do Minh Hung: Each of the days I and my husband still live in this world, every day we are so grateful to you – Doctor.”

  • 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...