(CPV) – GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric company, has supported Ho Chi Minh city-base FV Hospital to organize a training seminar “New clinical advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in body scanning and neuroimaging” for Vietnamese doctors.
The seminar aimed to provide local doctors with practical materials in terms of clinical and academic radiology, along with the latest information on diagnostic imaging and future trends in cancer treatment around the world.
Guest speakers from Singapore gave lectures on topics such as imaging diagnosis for cancer, stroke neuroimaging, and the role of MRI in the diagnosis of prostate cancer and rectal cancer. In the seminar, GE Healthcare also introduced MRI technology that offers significant clinical advantages for both local doctors and patients. It has been putting its full weight behind cancer treatment research offering advanced medical technology that helps doctors diagnose and treat on a molecular level.
Diagnostic imaging technology is constantly improving. This seminar was an open platform for local doctors to exchange knowledge with key opinion leaders on the latest treatments for cancer, which remains one of the globe’s most common killers.
At the seminar, doctors, physicians and medical equipment distributors witnessed the latest methodology on how to enhance the effectiveness of image diagnose. These include insight on how to optimize scans in difficult cases, guideline recommendations for cancer imaging, as well as staging and treatment response assessment of cancer.
The seminar is part of GE’s healthy magination commitment to changing the way of approaching healthcare to address three critical needs, which are improving the quality of healthcare, touching more people and lowering costs in Vietnam.
It is also part of the company’s initiative to address the need for healthcare education and capacity building across ASEAN./.