|The 6th National Congress of Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery of Việt Nam opened yesterday in HCM City. - Photo Thu Hằng|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY— Cardiovascular experts from Việt Nam and abroad are discussing the latest medical treatments at the 6th National Congress of Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery of Việt Nam in HCM City.
The two-day biennial congress, which opened yesterday in HCM City, has presented more than 150 scientific reports and discussions.
“The congress is a forum for open, honest and compelling exchanges of experience and information in a collegial setting,” said Professor Bùi Đức Phú, chairman of the association.
Topics discussed include atrial fibrillation, valve replacement, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, coronary artery bypass, endovascular intervention and vascular surgery.
The association, established in 2005, has around 400 members.
It connects cardiovascular and thoracic units nationwide and promotes international cooperation in the field. — VNS