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.
A law that restricts even brain dead children from donating their organs is hamstringing pediatric organ donations in Việt Nam.
Hà Nội's Police Department of Criminal Investigation of Social Order has issued a decision to prosecute a criminal case regarding illegal organ trading.
Hà Nội’s Việt Đức Hospital recently received organ and tissue donations from four patients in the span of just one month, hospital director Trần Bình Giang said.
More than 200 Vietnamese and foreign doctors compared notes on many areas of medicine at the Chợ Rẫy Science Congress held in HCM City on Thursday.
In a country where organ and tissue donation is regarded as a relatively new concept, incentives play a humble role in encouraging people to take action.
The cornea donated by 7-year-old girl Nguyễn Hải An were transplanted to two people – a 73-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man – on February 26, 2018, four days after the young girl’s death.
Doctors from Xuyên Á Hospital have successfully performed the first kidney transplant done at a private medical facility in HCM City.