Hanoi (VNA) – Doctors at the Hanoi-based Military Central Hospital 108 has successfully conducted first double arm transplant in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
This is also the fourth time the hospital has implemented organ procurement and transplant at the same time. The organs, which were taken from a brain-dead donor, were transplanted to six patients. Wishing for normal arms Human organ transplantation is one of the most successful advances in the 20th century worldwide, as dozens of thousands of patients have been saved.
More than 150 doctors, nurses, pharmacists and technicians join operations The organs, which were taken from a brain-dead donor , were transplanted to six patients on September 16. Military Central Hospital 108 . The hospital, in coordination with the National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation , also carried out a heart transplant for a patient with end-stage dilated myocarditis at the Hanoi-based Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital.
Afterwards, all the patients are in stable health condition. The liver and kidney transplant patients were discharged three weeks after surgery, and the lung recipients were discharged four weeks after the procedure.