Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doctor Tsan-Hung Chiu specializes in periodic medicine, especially high risk pregnancy, prenatal heredity consultation. High risk pregnancy refers to the potential risks for the mother and new-born during pregnancy period. This could result in fetus abnormality and even death, or affect the health of the mother and may even become life-threatening. Prenatal heredity consultation includes; special gene checks (e.g. thalassemia), prenatal heredity diagnosis (e.g. Advanced maternal age induced fetus chromosome abnormality evaluation, maternal down-syndrome screening, fetus chromosome or gene examination such as Amniocentesis, chorion sampling and umbilical blood sampling, high resolution ultrasound examinations)
Doctor Ming Ho specializes in Maternal–fetal medicine, especially high risk pregnancy, uterus internal treatment. High risk pregnancy refers to the potential risks for the mother and new-born during pregnancy period. This could result in fetus abnormality and even death, or affect the health of the mother and may even become life-threatening. High risk pregnancy occurrence rate is 10%. Uterus internal treatment refers to treatment of Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome, amniotoc band syndrome, Cleft lip and cleft palate, Thoracic diaphragm hernia, congenital respiratory obstruction diseases through fetoscopy. Doctor Ho also specializes in high tier ultrasound, diagnosis through 3D echocardiography.
The gradual apparent trend of Sub-replacement fertility, the expectations of parents for the next generation has become much higher than before. Thus in face of the different chromosome and gene diseases, appropriate examinations and careful consultations are necessary for pinpointing accurate treatment plans and provide parents with sufficient information. In response to the needs of patients in the central area, the Hospital assigned Doctor Chun-Wei Su to training at Taipei Mackay Memorial Hospital. He has returned to the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of the Hospital and is ready to provide the public with his medical services.
Doctor Hui Yi Chang is one of the few doctors that deemed qualified in measuring Nuchal Translucency by the Fetal Medicine Foundation. “Ultrasound” is currently safest, most sophisticated fetus examination tool. Soon-to-be mothers are always concerned with the fetus’ well-being, e.g.: Down syndrome examination through maternal serum screening, fetus Nuchal Translucency etc., especially when used in the 1st stage, (fetus Nuchal Translucency). It allows for earlier diagnosis of down syndrome fetus.