Saint Paul Hospital opens center to treat digestive cancer

Saint Paul General Hospital yesterday opened a high-tech medical center for endoscopic surgery and digestive treatment.

The VND340 billion (US$15 million) Center is the first one meeting with European standards. It has 12 examination rooms, 10 rooms for inpatients, three surgery rooms which are equipped with the state-of-the-art device. 

One of surgery room has a camera which connects with other hospitals in the world and doctors can ask for consultation from their counterparts. 

The center has endoscopic surgery facility system made by Olympus Company and Japanese digestive cancer screening system. Those up 40 will pay only VND63,200 (US$2.8) as per the Ministry’s guideline for a screening of digestive cancer.

At the inaugural ceremony,  People’s Committee in Hanoi granted the title of “honorable citizen” to Dr. Joey Leroy and Dr. Bretagnal Frederic for their contribution to Hanoi’s medical sector and certificates of merit to individuals and teams who have enthused in the center project.

By Khanh Quoc - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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