VOV.VN - Leading Vietnamese health specialists has said the British pilot, the most severe coronavirus case in Vietnam, will return to his hometown on his request only when he is healthy enough to leave the intensive care unit.
VOV.VN - Without medical workers’ support, the British pilot, Vietnam’s most critically ill COVID-19 patient, known as patient 91, can get up and turn around in bed, doctors said on June 18.
VOV.VN - A British coronavirus pilot, known as patient 91, has seen his lungs recover 58% of their capacity, although his condition is still classified as severe with the possibility of unexpected complications, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son.
VOV.VN - The British pilot, who was infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Ho Chi Minh City, has shown signs of a slight recovery following the results of the second CT-scan, doctors said on May 19.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - Two Vietnamese residents have volunteered to donate their lungs for a transplant likely to be performed on a British citizen who was infected with the coronavirus and is in critical condition.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has reported no fresh locally transmitted coronavirus infections for 27 straight days, keeping its cumulative tally at 288 with no deaths, the Ministry of Health said in its May 13 morning update.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) is considering a lung transplant for a British man infected with COVID-19, who was the 91st patient and also the most severe case in the country.
Doctors at the 108 Military Central Hospital announced on March 16 that they successfully performed the first lung transplant from a brain dead donor in Vietnam, marking a huge step forward in the tissue and organ transplant field of military doctors, opening more opportunities for patients in Vietnam with dangerous diseases.
For the first time Vietnamese doctors successfully performed a lung transplant from two living donors. The transplant was conducted at the Military Hospital 103, in co-ordination with doctors from the Vietnam Military Medical Academy and Japanese experts.
The Military Medical Academy announced on February 22 that the first lung transplant with the lung donated by alive persons has been conducted successfully in Vietnam.
Vietnamese doctors are going to perform the country’s first lung transplant on a 6-year-old boy later this month, with help from Japanese colleagues.