Bình Dân Hospital in HCM City performed its first ever per-oral endoscopic myotomy on three patients with achalasia, a serious condition affecting the oesophagus.
A research and training institute for digestive, liver and bile diseases was established in Hà Nội on Sunday. The institute is equipped with the most advanced technology.
Only around 10 per cent of patients infected with hepatitis C can afford treatment costs because the medications are expensive and not covered by medical insurance, according to a recent survey by the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
A 54-year-old patient from the central province of Phú Yên visited a local hospital after having chest pains, problems in swallowing, and losing weight.
People who are frequently depressed or anxious may run a higher risk of dying from certain types of cancer, researchers said on Thursday.