Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a technique that does not invade the human body while stimulating specific parts of the brain.
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a type of chronic and systematic autoimmune disease, which self-immune response will produce various auto-antibodies and thereby result in systematic clinical symptoms.
Sicca syndrome, also known as Sjögren syndrome, is a chronic inflammatory disease that most frequently affect the functions of lacrimal gland and saliva gland. Sicca syndrome can be divided into primary and secondary sicca syndrome with a ratio of 50% respectively.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fever is a common manifestation of many diseases. Most fever lasts for up to 1-2 weeks and will automatically abate or the cause of fever will be quickly detected.
Infection and inflammation of the bone or the bone marrow can be classified as acute or chronic.
Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms (MDRO) are bacteria that are resistant to the most effective antibiotics available, and because almost all drugs are ineffective, controlling the spread of these bacteria is the primary means of control.