Latest News about organ transplant
After Mr. T. died in a traffic accident, his family in the southern city of Vung Tau decided to donate their beloved son's organs to give life to others.
A 71-year-old mother has asked for help to meet the person who received a heart from her son, but she has been refused by the hospital.
The Ministry of Health affirmed that Vietnam now can master organ transplantation techniques, but the number of transplants remains modest.
Pham Van Vuong, 32, from Thanh Tri district in Hanoi, uses both hands to pour out tea into a cup when receiving guests. His arm transplant, which came from the body of a 51-year-old man, has become part of him and he can now feel it and move with it.
With his health and job in good condition, a young lecturer at the HCM City University of Forestry and Agriculture with a doctorate registered to donate his organs after death to convey the message that ‘giving is forever existing’.
Vietnamese doctors have successfully completed the country’s first-ever pelvis transplant on a patient suffering from bone cancer.
There were many things the married couple planned to do when they were united, but these never happened because of an accident that killed the husband.
The Hanoi-based 108 Military Central Hospital has performed a multiple organ transplantation with organs taken from a brain dead donor, saving the lives of six different patients.
The biggest difficulty in intestine transplantation is connecting arteries and veins to nourish the transplanted organ.
The General Hospital of Hue successfully performed a kidney transplant for a female patient.
Two babies who underwent surgery for serious liver diseases have recovered, said the National Paediatrics Hospital on Wednesday.
Vietnam has successfully conducted the world's first limb transplant from a live donor, Central Military Hospital 108 announced on Monday.
Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital in Hanoi has successfully conducted 15 organ transplants this month to save people on the verge of death. This was a record for Vietnam.