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Lung and heart functions of British COVID-19 patient improved

Lung and heart functions of British COVID-19 patient improved

VOV.VN - A British patient suffering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) saw improvements in his lung functions on May 22, therefore reducing his reliance on the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine (ECMO) as steps are taken for the patient to gradually breath by himself, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

British COVID-19 patient remains in critical condition

British COVID-19 patient remains in critical condition

VOV.VN - A British citizen, widely known as ‘patient 91’, who contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ho Chi Minh city, has yet to show any signs of recovery despite enjoying some recent clinical improvements, according to the Ministry of Health.

Coronavirus infected British citizen battles for life

Coronavirus infected British citizen battles for life

VOV.VN - A British citizen who was infected with COVID-19 in Vietnam remains in critical condition with 90% of his lungs damaged and a lung transplant is the only solution to save his life, according to doctors.

Half of COVID-19 infections fully recover in Vietnam

Half of COVID-19 infections fully recover in Vietnam

VOV.VN - A further 27 patients, including six foreigners, were released from hospital on April 27 after fully recovering from the novel coronavirus disease, bringing the country's tally of discharged patients to 122.

Doctors save pneumonia patient with ECMO

Doctors save pneumonia patient with ECMO

Doctors of the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases have used ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) technology to treat a serious case of pneumonia successfully in Hanoi.