Health eNews

  • 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 ...

  • Dr Do Quang Minh “I’m determined not to let my patients endure a poor quality of life” 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 ...

  • 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...