On August 30, the National Organ Coordination Center announced that there was a brain-dead organ donation at Military Hospital 103, Hue Central Hospital sent a crew to fly to Hanoi. reception.
Hue hospital doctors performed a heart transplant on August 31 at noon. Photo: Nhat Tan.
On the morning of August 31, the donor's heart and liver were given back to Hue. Two transplant surgeries were carried out immediately by Hue Central Hospital doctors. Heart transplant for a 36-year-old patient with end-stage heart failure. The liver recipient was a 52-year-old man with liver cancer on the background of cirrhosis.
Two hours after surgery, the transplanted heart beat and guaranteed hemodynamic in the chest. of recipients. The transplanted liver also begins to perform its function in the body of the other patient.
36-year-old patient from Quang Ngai province awoke after a heart transplant. Photo: Nhat Tan.
Now the two patients are fully awake, their blood parameters stabilized respiratory activity, biochemical and hematological parameters within the limit, continue to be monitored and light exercise to rehabilitate.
According to Professor Pham Nhu Hiep, Director of Hue Central Hospital, has performed more than 800 organ transplants so far. In August alone, Hue Central Hospital Transplant Center was successfully established and successfully 21 cases including one liver transplant, two heart transplants and 18 kidney transplants.