Update: 16:52 | 05/11/2019
(BGO) – Under the support of Hanoi E Hospital, the Department of Chest Surgery Orthopaedy – Burn (General Hospital in the northern province of Bac Giang) has received the lobectomy of lung in October 2019 in line with the satellite hospital proposal.
The first patient undergone successful surgery was Hoang Van Khoi (79 years old) in Nenh town (Viet Yen district).
He smoked for years then suffered from prolong pain on his left chest and sometimes productive cough.
After examination and testing, the doctor diagnosed Khoi has a tumour on the lobe under the lung then requested to cut it out together with lymph node dissection. The patient is now in stable condition after the surgery.