Korean tourist saved from myocardial infarction

Family Hospital in the central city of Da Nang saved a Korean man from myocardial infarction, the hospital said yesterday.

The Korean man and the doctor who performs operation on him (Photo: SGGP)

The Korean man and the doctor who performs operation on him (Photo: SGGP)

Korean man Choi H.S was rushed to the hospital on May 5 when he suddenly suffered heart attack including serious pain in his left breast along with breathing difficulties. He turned blue and sweated.

At the hospital, doctors were quickly to provide emergency treatment to him diagnosing that he suffered myocardial infarction. CT scan results showed that right coronary artery was blocked totally; accordingly, surgeons  performed operation to place stent in the artery.

The operation was carried out in 30 minutes by Dr. Dang Cong Hoang.

The patient’s son thanked the surgeon team and the chief doctor for saving his father from the heart attack.

Hospital Deputy Head Dr. Le Van Thanh said surgeon teams have saved many foreigners who suffered heart attack when the foreigners have been traveling in Da Nang City.


By NGUYEN KHOI – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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