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Vietnam attends Asia-Pacific reproduction congress in Hong Kong

Four hospitals in Vietnam have sent delegates to attend the 9th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE 2019) in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region from May 2-5.

They are the Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital, Hanoi Postal Hospital, Hai Phong Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital and Ho Chi Minh City-based My Duc hospital.

The annual congress drew the attendance of leading experts and doctors from Asia-Pacific region.
A report on abdominal pregnancy presented by doctors from the Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital received praises from the participants.

Director of the hospital Assoc. Prof. Dr Nguyen Duy Anh told Vietnam News Agency’s correspondent that abdominal pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy, with only 30 cases recorded in the world so far.

Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital successfully diagnosed and gave timely and accurate treatment to the patient, he said, expressing his hope that the report will help other hospitals to save the lives of patients in similar cases.