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11/01/2020 - 08:14

Hue Central Hospital conducting autogolous stem cells transplantation to pediatric patient with neuroblastoma

On January 9th, Dr. Tran Kiem Hao, Director of Pediatric Center, claimed that they just held a hospital discharge ceremony for the very first pediatric patient having autologous stem cell transplantation in the Central – Highlands Region.

H.'s health were stable after being recovered from the transplantation

Previously, NTH. (4 years old, from Quang Tri province), was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a disease with high fatality rate if not being cured promptly. H. has been consulted and treated with high doses of chemical therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation by a team of specialized doctors from related departments of Hue Central Hospital and his life was saved after 32 days (since his admission).

Prof. Dr. Pham Nhu Hiep, Director of Hue Central Hospital, said that the hospital was the third unit to successfully implement this technique after the National Hospital of Pediatrics and Hospital of Hematology and Blood Transfusion in Ho Chi Minh City. This is also the first time that this technique has been successfully applied in the Central-Highlands region.

By Minh Hao

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