New Respiratory Treatment in Viet Nam

Dr. William Rosenblatt, president of the International Society for Airway Management, delivered a speech on the Laryngeal Mask Airway in the Practice of Anesthesiology at a conference on modern supraglottic (the upper part of throat) airway management, held by the Laryngeal Company Limited and VN Pharmaceutical Co. on August 5 in HCMC.

Dr. William Rosenblatt gives presentations at the conference(Photo: U.Phuong)

Dr. William Rosenblatt spoke on the benefits of the Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) device, especially in lap surgery and operations on overweight people, elaborating and explaining the tool’s implantation and usefulness.

He then gave workshops and demonstrations, instructing Vietnamese doctors from southern province hospitals on how to correctly insert the equipment into patients.

Vietnamese doctors Le Duc Dung from Cho Ray Hospital and Nguyen Anh Tuan from Medical University Hospital have already discussed the difficulties of airway management in Viet Nam and have introduced the use of Laryngeal Masks during Endoscopic surgeries at their hospitals.

Professor Nguyen Van Chung, president of Ho Chi Minh Anaesthesiology Association, said that this is the first time a conference on airway management has been held.

After listening to speech from Dr. William Rosenblatt and the colleagues, attendant doctors had a workshops and demonstrations of inserting the device.

The conference was held by the Laryngeal Company Limited and VN Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. with the participation of Professor Nguyen Van Chung, president of Ho Chi Minh Anaesthesiology Association and Professor Chu Manh Khoa, Vice-president of Anaesthesiology Society of Viet Nam cum Chief of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care of Viet Duc Hospital, on August 5 at the Chancery Hotel - 196 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, District 3.

Reported by Uyen Phuong

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