The medical symposium, titled Introduction to New Applications in Neurointerventional Radiology at FV Hospital’s Cathlab, took place on 21st December 2019, at Pullman Saigon Centre, 148 Tran Hung Dao, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, D.1, HCMC.
The event was hosted by FV Hospital, with Associate Professor Mahen Nadarajah being the main guest speaker. This was a very specialised medical talk regarding to neurointerventional radiology treatment, and it welcomed the attendance of around 90 doctors.
The medical symposium attracted around 90 doctors
Associate Professor Mahen Nadarajah shared details on new methods in cerebrovascular treatment by intravascular intervention. The method brings great benefits to patients, including high effectiveness concerning aesthetics, compared to previous methods. According to Doctor Mahen, neurointerventional radiology is developing more and more, and playing a key role in cerebrovascular treatment. This method is less invasive and can be used for non-surgical damage. Based on the number of pulse, the intervention can work alone or can be collaborated with other methods.
Doctor Mahen Nadarajah shared details on new methods in cerebrovascular treatment by intravascular intervention
There are two noticeable techniques. The first is intracranial intervention with vascular plug and coils (coiling), which helps the treatment for brain aneurysm. This technique can save lives and minimize the chances of a disability. The second technique is Solitaire, which restores blood flow and clot blockage.
In addition, Doctor Mahen also shared about the DSA system (Digital Subtraction Angiography) at FV Hospital. This is one of the most advanced systems supporting the screening and treatment of vascular and neuron congestion diseases, as well as many others. Doctor Mahen shared that this advanced technology is able to support the treatment process and enhance the effectiveness by 60%. FV Hospital’s patients are treated with these current methods and modern facilities and equipment which Doctor Mahen has been applying in countries such as; the UK, Singapore, among others.
At the Q&A session, the seminar received many questions from the attending doctors, mainly concerning the new techniques for neurointerventional radiology. FV hopes that the workshop provided participants with useful information and knowledge which can be applied in the diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases.
The seminar received many questions from the attending doctors.
The doctors enthusiastically discussed with Doctor Mahen about the new techniques in neurointerventional radiology
Associate Professor Mahen Nadarajah is an Endovascular Neurosurgeon, Diagnostic Neuroradiologist and endovascular surgeon working for King’s Health Care Ptd Ltd and the National University Hospital in Singapore. He is one of the few specialists who has comprehensive skills in neuroimaging and neurointervention, working in both public and private hospitals in Singapore. He treats a multitude of complex cases within the country and the surrounding region.