The southern region currently is running out of Botulism Antitoxin Heptavalen (BAT) which is indicated for the treatment of symptomatic botulism in adult and pediatric patients. While the country does not stockpile this drug or only a few vials.
Cho Ray Hospital, on November 17, said it had recently successfully performed skin transplantation from a brain-dead donor. Male patient L.V.T., 27, living in Dong Thap Province, with 55 percent of second and third degrees burns and 50 percent of third-degree burns of the whole body, is the recipient. After skin grafting, the patient was discharged from the hospital in the second week. It is the first time this technique has been successfully performed in Vietnam.
Cho Ray Hospital yesterday cooperated with the Children Hospital No.2 and Thong Nhat Hospital to introduce a software piece to manage and allocate donated organs, expected to improve the performance and transparency of these tasks in order to increase the trust of the public and the willingness to donate more organs to save life.
After Sai Gon Giai Phong released the story of shortage of the radiopharmaceuticals to run a positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET) and a computed tomography (CT) scan for cancer patients resulting in patients waiting to undergo the technique, many city dwellers moaned that hospitals in the city not only lack radiopharmaceuticals but drugs for insured patients as well.
It was undesirable that the shortage of anti-rejection medication in the Cho Ray Hospital in HCMC led dialysis patients to purchase drugs from private pharmacies at higher prices. The hospital has taken measures to solve this problem, said the Ministry of Health on April 29.
Yesterday, Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital officially opened the aftercare clinic for post-acute sequelae of Covid-19 at the specialist clinic of Cho Ray Hospital at 201B Nguyen Chi Thanh in Ward 12 in District 5.
Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has won awards of the International Hospital Federation (IHF) for the two categories of “Excellence Award for Leadership and Management of American College of Healthcare Executives” and “Austco Excellence Award for Quality and Patient Safety”.