In Taiwan, liver cancer has been ranked first two places of top ten cancer mortality over more than 20 years, which affects the health of people substantially. According to statistics, there are new cases of 9,000 patients with liver cancer each year while there are approximately 8,000 patients who die of liver cancer each year.
Generally the diet for persons with Hepatitis should contain high calories, high content of proteins and vitamins, and low fat.
After you undergo liver transplantation, we are deeply aware of the problems you may encounter after operation. There will be some doubts and anxieties in your mind. In order to relieve your anxiety, a special health education leaflet is provided for your reference.
Blood pressure greater than 140 / 90 mmHg is known as Hypertension.
Sleep early with plenty of rest helps to decrease liver loading and to deliver more nutrients to liver to promote liver cell regeneration and recovery of liver function.
Liver cirrhosis happens when there is hepatic fibrosis to substitute normal destructed liver cell.
Hepatoma is a malignant tumor of the liver, accounting for 80 to 90% of all liver cancers.
A liver biopsy is a procedure to remove a small piece of liver tissue by using a biopsy needle, and the pathologist can examine this tissue by using a microscope and check if there are any signs of damage or disease.
The liver performs a lot of important work in the human body. Once irreversible diseases occur and cannot be treated traditionally, liver transplantation becomes the only treatment to prolong life when there are no other medical methods or machines to replace the failing liver.