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British pilot to leave Vietnam for home on certain conditions

British pilot to leave Vietnam for home on certain conditions

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.

British patient able to get up, turn around in bed

British patient able to get up, turn around in bed

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.

British pilot sees lung functions recover by 58%

British pilot sees lung functions recover by 58%

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.

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.

Vietnam remains safe from coronavirus for four weeks

Vietnam remains safe from coronavirus for four weeks

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.

Successful lung transplant from brain dead donor announced

Successful lung transplant from brain dead donor announced

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.

Vietnam's first living donor lung transplant succeeds

Vietnam's first living donor lung transplant succeeds

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.