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Vietnamese doctors save Cambodian patient from blood loss

Update: June, 13/2019 - 11:22


A doctor checks the patient's health after the surgery. — VNA/VNS Photo Ánh Tuyết

CẦN THƠ — Vietnamese doctors from Cần Thơ Central General Hospital have saved a Cambodian patient from a blood haemorrhage, said Dr Phạm Thanh Phong, the hospital’s deputy director on Wednesday.

Ro Ky Yah, Cambodian national, 21 years old, vomited blood and developed systems of high fever, breath shortness and pale skin about half a month ago.

The patient was treated in Cambodia but the symptoms did not abate. She was admitted to An Giang General Hospital and then moved to Cần Thơ Central General Hospital on Monday in a critical condition.

She was diagnosed with pneumonia, thrombocytopenicpurpura, a disorder in which the blood doesn't clot normally, and losses of blood in the abdomen.

The doctors decided to conduct surgery to stop the organs bleeding.

The success of the surgery was thanks to collaboration of hospital’s departments, Dr Trần Huỳnh Đào, head of anesthesiology & recovery department of Cần Thơ Central General Hospital said. — VNS



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