Man survives open heart surgery

Cao Thanh Cuong, 38, survived open heart surgery after being crushed by a crane to the electricity post in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province on March 1.

The man was rushed to the emergency room after the incident, said Dr. Nguyen Dinh Huy. Doctors performed a two-hour open-heart surgery to remove clotted blood to restore part of the crushed heart.

Cuong stayed in stable condition after the surgery.

By Van Ngoc - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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