The American technological scanner worth 23 billion VND (around 1 million USD) is the first one in this central province to be expected to improve the quality of diagnosis and treatment in the hospital, especially some complicated diseases of heart, brain, blood vessel and rib-cage.
This technology increases both “spatial” and “temporal” resolution for more detailed images to be created in a shorter amount of time.
Unlike a traditional “x-ray,” which is taken in only 2 dimensions, this allows the physician to look at the arteries and other organs in the body from essentially any direction, which is extremely valuable in the diagnosis of disease.
Earlier, a team of doctors was sent to Ho Chi Minh city to study running the scanner.
NDO – The Transport Ministry and the Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) conducted a trial run and put into operation the Km0 – Km65 section of the Da Nang-Quang Ngai Expressway, in Hoa Tien commune, Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city, on August 2. The expressway project, which is part of the North-South Expressway route, has been embraced in the Vietnam expressway network development plan until 2020, with orientations towards 2030. With a length of almost 140 kilometres, the expressway runs through three central localities, including Da Nang (eight kilometres), Quang Nam province (92 kilometres) and Quang Ngai province (40 kilometres). …... [read more]
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The first LightSpeed VCT 64-slice scanner in Viet Nam was put into use at Huu Nghi Hospital in Ha Noi on Sunday. Made in the U.S. by General Electric Healthcare, the world's most advanced medical scanner takes only a few seconds to image an entire organ, yet is precise enough to detect the early stages of heart disease and cancer. The images generated by the LightSpeed VCT can be transmitted online straight from the machine and are accepted by doctors and hospitals worldwide. Hospital director Mr. Le Van Trach said the machine had been purchased as part of Huu Nghi's…... [read more]
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NDO – To achieve the objective of rapid and sustainable development, the central coastal province of Quang Ngai should focus on improving the implementation of ethnic minority support policies, with a priority on poverty reduction, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has said. The deputy PM, who is also a Politburo member, held a working session with the key leaders of Quang Ngai province on Monday to discuss the implementation of ethnic affairs in the locality. At the working session, Chairman of Quang Ngai People's Committee Tran Ngoc Cang said that ethnic minority work has received special attention from…... [read more]
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JAHANA Takashi, J-Power representative, said after conducting a preliminary survey the company hopes that Quang Ngai will allow it to carry out further surveys for a pre-feasibility study on building a coal-fired power plant at Dung Quat EZ. The project will be divided into two phases. In the 1st phase, a plant with a capacity of 2,400MW and using ultra-super-critical generation technology will be built and and put into commercial operation in 2028. In the 2nd phase, another plant with a capacity of 2,000MW using IGCC technology will be constructed and put into commercial operation in 2030. Coal imported from…... [read more]
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