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  • Neurosurgery : Mingzhu T.*, China
    Neurosurgery : Mingzhu T.*, China

    Neurosurgery : Mingzhu T.*, China

    Mingzhu was in a serious car accident at the age of five. At 22, her injured leg had developed poorly and required treatment. After her orthopedic surgeon at home recommended amputation, Mingzhu decided to seek a second opinion. Taking the advice of a colleague, Mingzhu contacted Show Chwan in Taiwan. Encouraged by her conversations, she began a hopeful journey to Show Chwan. Anxious about hearing a second opinion, Mingzhu was comforted after an initial consultation with her Show Chwan medical t

  • Cardiology:Mrs. Luo, China
    Cardiology:Mrs. Luo, China

    Cardiology:Mrs. Luo, China

    Mrs. Luo and her husband visited Taiwan in 2009. During their trip, Mrs. Luo experienced a heart attack while visiting the Alishan Forest Recreation Area. She was immediately sent to the nearby St. Martin Alishan Regional Clinic for emergency medical care. After her medical situation stabilized, she was transferred to St. Martin de Porres Hospital for a successful cardiac catheterization surgery. During her hospitalization, frequent visits by hospital staff helped her and her husband feel comfor

    #Health Screening#Cardiovascular Surgery
  • WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY, GASTRIC BYPASS: Joe H., USA
    WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY, GASTRIC BYPASS: Joe H., USA

    WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY, GASTRIC BYPASS: Joe H., USA

    Joe, US citizen working in Taiwan Joe, an American citizen and English professor, was working in Taiwan when he first contacted Dr. Huang at E-Da Hospital. Joe weighed 170 kilograms, making him clinically obese. Obesity had led to many diseases for Joe, including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiac disease, obstructive sleep apnea, and varicose veins in his lower extremities. He was taking ten different medications for multiple medical problems and had developed a “duck-walk” du

  • CGMH Cured Saudi Woman with Rare Gynecological Disease
    CGMH Cured Saudi Woman with Rare Gynecological Disease

    CGMH Cured Saudi Woman with Rare Gynecological Disease

    Baidu, a 21-year-old Saudi woman, was diagnosed with endometriosis and said to never have the chance of getting pregnant because of that. Thanks to Dr. Chyi-Long Lee and Dr. Ming-Huei Cheng of Cyang gung Memorial hospital (CGMH), she now has a chance to realize her dream of having a child. Baidu's first period did not come as she grew up; when she was 14 years old, she was taken to a doctor, who later noted that Baidu was born with congenital cervical anomalies. In the first 5 years of her marri

    #Artificial Reproduction
  • NTUH successfully perform difficult resection of colorectal polyps by colonoscopy
    NTUH successfully perform difficult resection of colorectal polyps by colonoscopy

    NTUH successfully perform difficult resection of colorectal polyps by colonoscopy

    National Taiwan University Hospital successfully perform difficult resection of colorectal polyps by colonoscopy that other countries can not execute.Just like many other student-immigrants in the United Sates, I worked very hard trying to gain financial independence. As a result, my health was being neglected. A physical checkup was long overdue until I found blood in my stool. During my first colonoscopy in the U.S., before losing consciousness, I heard the doctor telling the nurse “It&r

  • Boy from China with heart defects gets a new life at National Taiwan University Hospital
    Boy from China with heart defects gets a new life at National Taiwan University Hospital

    Boy from China with heart defects gets a new life at National Taiwan University Hospital

    A boy from China is the first child in his family, and was diagnosed with congenital heart defects by a hospital in Amoy. His situation contained single ventricle, persistent truncus arteriosus, mitral regurgitation…etc. The hospital indicated that the disease could not be cured in Mainland China and dropped the case. At the same time, the hospital agreed to provide a certificate for the boy’s parents to have another baby (due to the One-Child Policy in China). But the boy’s p

    #Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Tailand Citrullinemia Infant saved at National Taiwan University Hospital
    Tailand Citrullinemia Infant saved at National Taiwan University Hospital

    Tailand Citrullinemia Infant saved at National Taiwan University Hospital

    Rare disease treatment - Citrullinemia Infant from Thailand successfully saved at NTUH An infant in Thailand was noticed to be lethargic and poor feeding on the third day after his birth. His blood test indicated hyperammonemia (over 500μmol/L, normal level≦50μmol/L) and abnormal increase of Citrullin. He has immediately received peritoneal dialysis therapy and protein-restricted diet; however, he still appeared hyperammonemia. His parents learned that hemodialysis therapy is the most effe

  • Philippine Lawyer Couple Owns Twins through Infertility Treatment of NTUH
    Philippine Lawyer Couple Owns Twins through Infertility Treatment of NTUH

    Philippine Lawyer Couple Owns Twins through Infertility Treatment of NTUH

    Liza is a successful career woman from Manila, the Philippines. She and her husband had been trying to have children of their own for more than five years. They tried various infertility treatments in the Philippines, including one course of in-vitro fertilization (IVF). None of those treatments proved to be successful. From a close friend, Liza learned about the Infertility Center at the National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH). She was informed that NTUH has a very high success rate in IVF,

    #Artificial Reproduction
  • A brain tumor patient from Palau received cyberknife radiosurgery
    A brain tumor patient from Palau received cyberknife radiosurgery

    A brain tumor patient from Palau received cyberknife radiosurgery

    Lilian from Palau had been bed-ridden for more than one year because of her brain tumor. She received internal drainage to control the increased pressure inside her skull in the Philippines. That was all treatment she could get in Palau. TMU-WFMC medical team was sent to Palau under the sponsorship of the International Cooperation and Development Fund. At the first clinic visit, she was confirmed to have the diagnosis of a brain tumor, the tumor mass was putting pressure on the brain stem and ce

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