Health care and Life style to Keep the Liver Healthy
he definition of constipation includes the following: infrequent bowel movements (typically <3 times per week)
Several factors determine the formation of gallstones. These factors are: altered composition of hepatic bile, nucleation of cholesterol crystals, and impaired gallbladder function.
The treatment of liver cancer needs to take consideration of liver function tests and location of tumor due to patients usually with chronic hepatitis or liver cirrhosis (may combined with jaundice, ascites, esophageal varices, hepatic encephalopathy and coagulopathy).
Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Therapy or Tumor Ablation 肝腫瘤經皮超音波導引酒精注射治療或腫瘤消融術(英文)2021/1/4
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is commonly known as one of primary liver cancer, which managements can be divided into curative treatments such as surgical resection, liver transplantation and tumor ablation, and palliative treatments such as trans-arterial chemoembolization, radiation therapy, systemic chemotherapy, target therapy, and immunotherapy.
Hepatitis C is the inflammation when the liver is infected by hepatitis C virus (HCV). Hepatitis C was initially addressed as “Non-A nor B Hepatitis” but was separated in 1989. Now it is officially known as hepatitis C virus.
The ductal stent made of plastic or nickel-titanium alloy wires is used to treat malignant biliary tumor or benign biliary stricture in order to alleviate jaundice or heal biliary stricture.
Instructions for Gastrointestinal Metallic Stenting Post-Surgical Health Education 腸胃道金屬支架術後衛教說明(英文)2021/1/4
The device is the metallic stent made of nickel-titanium alloy wires woven into a mesh, which expands the narrow part of gastrointestinal tract through unfolding force.
Acute hepatitis refers to the process of acute injury and necrosis affecting the liver parenchymal and nonparenchymal cells. Common and rare causes that lead to acute hepatitis are as follows:
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.