Under the Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Surgery for ASEAN People Project, specialists, and nurses from Myanmar and Thailand were continuing the second day of cooperation in Laparoscopic –Endoscopic Surgery or “minimally invasive surgeries at Nay Pyi Taw 1000-bed General Hospital.
The “minimally invasive” surgeries were jointly conducted by Laparoscopic-Endoscopic surgeons, experts and nurses from Rajavithi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand and experts and nurses from Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed), Nay Pyi Taw Maternity and Gynecology Hospital and Nay Pyi Taw ENT Hospital.
Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed) superintendent Dr. Pa Pa said endoscopic surgery uses small incision causing quick healing while allowing observation of other inner part of the body without requiring additional surgery of body parts and tissues and this method had been widely used in the world.
This cooperation will allow surgeons, specialists, anesthetics and nurses from Myanmar and Thailand to share latest surgery methods and information. Dr. Pa Pa added that the aim was to allow cooperation and exchange of news and information as well as obtaining good surgical experiences.
Dr. Sa-ard Treepongkaruna of Rajvitihi Hospital said effective Laparoscopic-Endoscopic surgeries will be jointly conducted under the Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Surgery for ASEAN People Project.
Prof. Dr. Mya Mya Aye from Nay Pyi Taw Maternity and Gynecology Hospital said the joint surgery conducted by Myanmar-Thailand maternity and gynecology specialists and surgeons include surgery using natural openings of women without the necessity of making incisions. Conducting such surgeries would raise the interest and capacity of new generation surgeons and doctors said Prof. Dr. Mya Mya Aye.
She added that Laparoscopic-Endoscopic surgeries were now being conducted in Nay Pyi Taw hospital with state-of-the-art equipment provided by Ministry of Health and Sports while Myanmar also has international level capable surgeons in Myanmar.
The cooperation between Myanmar and Thailand covers nine medical sectors and includes dialogues as well as medical operations.
News : Myo Thu Hein
Photo : Htein Nan Naw (Translated by Zaw Min)