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Correcting an inverted heart for a 10-day-old baby

When the fetus was more than 20 weeks old, a doctor at Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy Hospital discovered transposition of the great arteries – a complex congenital heart defect. On January 18, Master Doctor Cao Dang Khang (Head of Children’s Cardiac Surgery Department of Ho Chi Minh City University of […]

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Heart surgery, placing ECMO to save the newborn

After the 8-hour surgery, the newborn girl’s heart gradually deteriorated, the doctors of Children’s Hospital 1 continued to spend 4 hours setting up the ECMO system to support the baby’s heart and lungs. A girl from Tra Vinh was born with purple lips, her family thought it was a genetic trait, so she didn’t take […]