The Vietnam Society of Organ Transplantation and Cho Ray Hospital organized the event, one of the annual activities to update local organ transplantation and an opportunity to exchange experience with international counterparts.
At the meeting, the Vietnam Record Book Center gave recording organ transplant certifications in Vietnam. This is the first time records in medicine field at the sector’s meeting to honor contributions of medical workers.
Cho Ray Hospital was given eight record certifications for individuals and teams of surgeons including “The first hospital performs kidney transplant from brain-dead donor”, “ The first hospital performs kidney from donor whose heartbeat stopped”.
Professor Tran Ngoc Sinh was certified as “ The first surgeon to carry out kidney transplant from brain-dead donor “ and “ The first surgeon take and transplant kidney from clinically dead people.
The Surgery Department was given record of “The Department performs most kidney transplantation in the country” while the organ coordinating department was recorded as the department transport donated organ in longest distance from South to North for saving people. Its head was given a recording certification also.
Head of the Surgery Department Professor Thai Minh Sam was certified as the first surgeon conduct cross-kidney transplantation in the country.