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Doctors save premature infant

Update: November, 29/2012 - 09:16

HA NOI (VNS)— A 10-week premature infant was recently reported healthy after 26 days of treatment at a hospital in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

Doctor Nguyen Hong Hanh, director of the hospital, said surgery to save the newborn and her mother was successful, despite the multiple risks involved.

The woman, who previously suffered from hypertension, received multiple injuries in an accident earlier this month and her infant weighed barely 0.8kg. It now weighs 1.4kg. — VNS

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