The number of people suffering from kidney problems was increasing in Việt Nam, and kidney failure had begun to harm more and more young people, doctors have said.
Vietnamese and US experts have shared experience in treating patients with end-stage chronic kidney failure at an online conference on Wednesday.
Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng, 40 from Quảng Ninh Province, Nguyễn Mạnh Thắng, 33 from Hà Nam Province and Lê Xuân Lĩnh, 38, from Nghệ An Province have been detained pending further investigation.
Dr Nguyễn Thế Hoàng, Deputy Director of Surgery at Central Military Hospital 108, led a team of four top surgeons to successfully graft a left forearm for a man, who lost his hand in an accident at work four years ago.
Doctors from the Hà Nội-based Việt Đức hospital on Monday announced to successfully conduct the first transplant of two lungs from a brain-dead donor on a cancer patient.
Doctors have performed a successful kidney transplant on a 15-year-old boy with kidney failure at Pediatrics Hospital No.2 in HCM City, the country’s first organ transplant on a child using a donated kidney from a brain-dead adult.