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Hanoi French hospital is outstanding! The doctors and other staff were very kind, everything was very clean, and there was no wait! This was far better than other hospitals I’ve been to all around I’d say.
I've been to several hospitals in Hanoi over the years, but visited Thu Cuc Hospital for the first time this month. You're given a translator as soon as you arrive and they help every step of the way, so it's really easy to communicate with the staff as well as understanding the recommendations and treatments prescribed. The hospital seems to be run quite efficiently, and everything was "western standard" clean. I saw both a Cuban doctor and a Vietnamese doctor; both did the appropriate exams and tests, and prescribed the recommended treatments (I'm a nurse and I actually do check this stuff before I blindly follow what I'm told by medical staff - something I've especially learned to do here in Vietnam). It seemed to be quite well-equipped, too. So, I'm impressed! Prices are less than in many of the private hospitals and I felt that I was treated very well. I'd definitely return to this hospital when the need for medical care arises again.
Hospital Kinh Bac, located in Central Bac Ninh, Bac Ninh, Vietnam offers patients Laryngeal Surgery procedures among its total of 148 available procedures, across 4 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Laryngeal Surgery procedures at Hospital Kinh Bac, as all prices are available on request only. There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
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Laryngeal surgery is a procedure to treat problems in the larynx or the voice box. It is usually recommended for people with laryngeal cancer, but it may also be performed for other conditions that develop in the larynx. There are three common types of laryngeal surgery: endoscopic resection, partial laryngectomy, and total laryngectomy.
All types of laryngeal surgery are carried out under general anesthetic, with endoscopic resection, your surgeon uses a special microscope to get a clear view of the larynx that allows them to remove cancer with small surgical instruments or a laser. With partial laryngectomy, your surgeon removes the affected part of your larynx, but some of your vocal cords are left in place, while with a total laryngectomy, your entire larynx is removed.
You may need to stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) for a day or two, and then get moved to a regular hospital room for a couple more days. The recommended length of stay is around 2 weeks or until your surgeon allows you to travel long distances.
The recovery for laryngeal surgery can take several weeks to several months. Typically, people can get back to most of their activities within 6 to 8 weeks. Your doctor will likely give you a detailed recovery timeline, including when you can get back to work and do strenuous activities, such as intense exercise and heavy lifting.
You will be given detailed instructions regarding diet and restrictions. If you have total laryngectomy, you will not be able to speak normally as you no longer have vocal cords; therefore, it is likely that you need additional treatment to help restore your voice. You need to attend regular follow-up appointments so your doctor can monitor your condition, but you can choose to do this with your local doctor. Life after laryngeal surgery can have a significant emotional impact, so it is important to have support.
Surgery for laryngeal disorders is known to be very safe and effective. The side effects and risks depend on the type of surgery you underwent. In general, the side effects and risks include infection, bleeding, scarring, and problems with the anesthetics.
If the laryngeal surgery is performed to treat cancer, your surgeon may recommend immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and Cetuximab as your alternative. For other laryngeal disorders, the alternative will depend on your specific condition, your age, your general health, and your preference. Make sure to consult your doctor regarding the best options.
Laryngeal disorders can be frustrating and cause uncomfortable symptoms, such as pain when swallowing, persistent sore throat, long-lasting cough, swelling in your neck, fatigue, and difficulty breathing. After laryngeal surgery, all of these symptoms are relieved, allowing you to go back to your normal life.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.