Serum uric acid level for a normal adult is below 7.0g/dl, and there are 15% of people leveled under high risk group in Taiwan; as to alcoholics, they are 50% higher in chance in reaching high serum uric acid level. For your own health, have your serum uric acid level checked.
Choledocholithiasis is the presence of a gallstone in the common bile duct. The stone may consist of bile pigments or calcium and cholesterol salts.
Hepatoma is a malignant tumor of the liver, accounting for 80 to 90% of all liver cancers.
A GI series ( barium enema ) is a set of X-rays taken to examine the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colon.
IVP can show the size, shape, position of the kidneys, the bladder, the ureters, and it can demonstrate the obstructive abnormalities including stones, tumors, and congenital urinary tract obstruction.
To examine the large intestine’s shape, function, and presence or absence of obstruction, ulcer, polyp, tumor or diverticulum by barium enema under X-ray.
If you have a history of travel or residence in Wuhan, China in the last 14 days, we ask for your full cooperation in self-health monitoring.
Gastrostomy allows liquid food to enter directly into the stomach, so that patients with cerebral palsy who have difficulty in eating do not need to swallow, and get adequate food supply directly.
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a technique to set up a channel between the abdomen and the stomach of patient. It supplies the nutrients or medicines via the gastrostomy for patients who need long-term tube feeding.
A biliary catheter is a small flexible, rubber tube placed into the common bile duct, the passageway for the bile to flow from the gallbladder and liver externally into a bag outside your body.