Dantri/DTiNews readers support Lao Cai man’s heart surgery
  • | | June 24, 2022 05:00 AM
A poor man in the northern province of Lao Cai has undergone successful heart surgery thanks to donations from Dantri/DTiNews readers.

The donations came after an article about the condition of Hoang Van Chung, 32, from Van Ban District’s Khanh Yen Trung Commune was published in the newspaper.


Chung and his wife

Tran Minh Hang from Bach Mai Hospital’s Social Work Department said that Chung’s heart surgery was conducted successfully on June 19. His condition has much improved.

Many people have sent donations to the hospital to assist Chung, Hang added.

Chung’s wife Hoang Thi Thu said that she is very happy to see his husband’s improvement following the surgery. She expressed her great thanks to doctors and the public for help.

According to Doctor Bui Van Thuong from Bach Mai Hospital, Chung has no longer suffered from breathing difficulty. However, he will have to stay at the hospital for around one week for the treatment. If his condition gets better, he will be discharged.

Chung’s surgery cost around VND230 million (USD9,913), excluding hospital insurance.

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