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HANOI (Vietnam Information/ANN): Docs from the Nationwide Youngsters’s Hospital and the 108 Central Army Hospital have efficiently carried out a liver transplant on an 18-month-old lady affected by malignant hepatoblastoma.
In line with Dr Nguyễn Phạm Anh Hoa, head of the Hepatology Division and Dr Bùi Ngọc Lan, head of the Oncology Division of the Nationwide Youngsters’s Hospital, the lady was recognized with late-stage liver most cancers when she was 11 months previous. The wholesome a part of her liver was too small, making it not possible to chop out the cancerous a part of the organ.
After consultations between the 2 hospitals on Could 25, Affiliate Prof Dr. Trần Minh Điển, Director of the Nationwide Youngsters’s Hospital determined to conduct a liver transplant to avoid wasting the lady.
The donor is her mom, a 41-year-old lady.
Dr Lê Văn Thành, head of the Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgical procedure on the 108 Central Army Hospital stated that regardless of the complicacy of the operation, skilled docs from the 2 hospitals managed to carry out it efficiently on Could 29.
The lady recovered two weeks later and was discharged from the hospital.
Earlier this 12 months, the 108 Central Army Hospital signed an settlement on liver transplant coaching and expertise transferring with the Nationwide Youngsters’s Hospital. The operation came about simply a number of months after the settlement.
That is the primary profitable liver transplant for a kid affected by liver most cancers in Vietnam, opening up hopes for kids affected by the illness. — Vietnam Information/Asia Information Community
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