World leading endoscopy experts transfer technique to Vietnamese surgeons

The world leading endoscopy experts yesterday attended a meeting in Saint Paul Hospital in Hanoi and carried out some operations to transfer advanced technique in endoscopy to their Vietnamese counterparts.

Attended the meeting were Deputy Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Deputy Party Secretary cum Hanoi People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung, leaders of the Ministry of Health and the Department of Health in Hanoi as well as many other surgeons and endoscopy experts such as Prof Dr Sarrot Christian (general director of Montsouris Hospital, Paris), Prof Dr. Delvaux Michel (Strasbourg's University Hospital) and Prof Dr. Bretagnol Frederic (Louis Mourier Hospital, Paris). Dr Joel Leroy, a world-class French endoscopy expert.

Prof. Joel Leroy said that Vietnamese surgeons’ passion for learning advanced technique impressed him adding that more Vietnamese people should enjoy the new advanced technique at suitable cost; they are not necessary to go abroad for treatment as present.

After the meeting, 4 leading experts have performed two operations in the hospital. They conducted surgeries on a 66 year old man who was diagnosed with colon cancer and a 69 year old woman who was diagnosed with rectum polyp. Both surgeries are successful.

By Nguyen Quoc – translated by Uyen Phuong

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