The incidence of cholelithiasis in Taiwan is increasing year by year due to changes in dietary habits. Although percutaneous transhepatic cholangial drainage (PTCD), lithodialysis and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) are used for treatment, the recurrence rate is up to 61%, which are not in line with the principle of economic and effective treatment, and thus are not widely adopted.
Liver cancer (i.e. malignant liver tumors) can be divided into primary liver cancer and metastatic liver cancer.
It is highly suspected to be a thyroid malignancy or has been diagnosed as thyroid cancer.
Parathyroid glands are composed of four glands as big as peas. They are located at the back of the thyroid gland in the neck. In some cases, parathyroid glands are buried in the thyroid, thymus or chest. Although the location may vary, their functions are generally normal.
The main cause of formation of peri-anal abscess is anal gland inflammation. Everyone has 7 to 8 anal glands, each anal gland has an internal opening, located in the anus about 1.5cm from the anal verge.
Fasting is required on the day of operation and an enema is given before the operation
If there is gauze inserted into your vagina, please take it out yourself according to the instructions of the medical staff. There will be a small amount of bleeding after removal, but if the amount is excessive (more than the menstrual volume)
When patients suffer from chest pains, to relieve the symptom, they should take a tablet of Angina pectoris every 5 minutes for three times.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic and systemic inflammatory disease, which needs close attention to prevent comorbidity.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic and progressive inflammatory joint disease that can affect all of peripheral joints.