Tag: Vietnam

  • Okayama University Team to Conduct Lung Transplant Operation in Vietnam

    Okayama University Team to Conduct Lung Transplant Operation in Vietnam

    Okayama University Hospital said Tuesday it will conduct a lung transplant operation on a 6-year-boy in Vietnam on or around Feb. 21. If successful, it would be the first such lung transplant surgery in Vietnam, the hospital said. A team of about 30 people, including surgeons and anesthesiologists, will perform the operation at a hospital […]

  • Miners With Pneumoconiosis Breathe Again After Lung Lavage

    Miners With Pneumoconiosis Breathe Again After Lung Lavage

    The most common lung disease among coal miners in Vietnam is known as pneumoconiosis.┬áPneumoconiosis is an occupational lung disease and a restrictive lung disease caused by the inhalation of dust, often in mines and from agriculture. In 2013 it resulted in 260,000 deaths up from 251,000 deaths in 1990. Fortunately, doctors in Vietnam have started […]