Improved healthcare services, especially for emergency treatments, have helped attract more foreign patients, including expatriates living and working in Việt Nam, travellers and visitors.
Doctors at HCM City’s District 11 Hospital performed their first pacemaker implant surgery on an 82-year-old woman last week, who is expected to be discharged from the hospital this week.
Doctors from Huế Central Hospital in central Thừa Thiên Huế have saved the life of a foreign tourist suffering from sudden cardiac arrest.
Thủ Đức District Hospital on Thursday implanted a double-chamber pacemaker in the body of a 51-year-woman who had an abnormally slow heart rate.
Forty doctors at HCM City Obstetrics Từ Dũ Hospital and Paediatrics Hospital 2 this week implanted a pacemaker in a 36-week-old male infant delivered via a Caesarian section.
One thing that never fails to accompany the coming of Tết holidays is the repetitive drone of dire warnings about the risks of alcohol consumption.
Another thing that always seems to happen is that these dire warnings fall on deaf ears.