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  • Travel Overseas seeking medical help to cure chronic disease
    Travel Overseas seeking medical help to cure chronic disease

    Travel Overseas seeking medical help to cure chronic disease

    I was born in Malaysia in 1987 and was once a naïve little girl. At the age of 12, everything changed in my life. I went to school one day as usual and played with my classmates. I fell down accidentally and got hurt on my right knee. After few days, my feet started to swell. I went to a nearby clinic immediately. Doctor diagnosed as swelling due to wound inflammation. I took the medicine for infection but not effective. My foot got more swollen than before. Then, I went to the hospital for

  • Myanmar Lower Limb Lymphedema Patient was cured in Taiwan
    Myanmar Lower Limb Lymphedema Patient was cured in Taiwan

    Myanmar Lower Limb Lymphedema Patient was cured in Taiwan

    Life is a dream. I got married in 1987. Since then I have had a very sweet family in Myanmar with 2 children.. But things always change. After first baby was born, I became fatter and fatter. And the legs seem to have abnormal swelling. I thought it was the normal physical change after having a baby. After my second baby, the swollen legs got worse without any pain, I could go about may daily life. By the time when I felt uncomfortable, I started to seek doctors for help at Myanmar. I started un

  • Japanese undergoes Spinal Cord Surgery in Taiwan
    Japanese undergoes Spinal Cord Surgery in Taiwan

    Japanese undergoes Spinal Cord Surgery in Taiwan

    Japanese medical treatment has a high standard, as a result, most people hardly consider about traveling to Taiwan to take medical treatment. However, Mr. Asato made a different decision; he chose to come over to Wan Fang Hospital in Taiwan to receive a spinal cord surgery in order to reduce the pain that is caused by a deformed spinal cord. He was not only satisfied with the surgery result, but also was left with a deep impression of the highly skilled techniques performed as well as the excell

  • Lower Limbs Lymphedema Patient was cured in Taiwan
    Lower Limbs Lymphedema Patient was cured in Taiwan

    Lower Limbs Lymphedema Patient was cured in Taiwan

    Ms. Wang Cheng, a lower limbs lymphedema patient, who had been rejected by Peking University Hospital after consultation, heard about that Dr. Hsu Wen-Hsien from Taiwan Wan Fang hospital has extensive experiences in similar cases. Therefore, with assistance from medical organization, travel agent, and society-concerned group, Wang Cheng finally arrived Taiwan and had medical treatments on 10th June. Ms. Wang Cheng who lives in Syu-Jhou city, Jiang-Su province, is twenty-four years old. Her legs

  • Use of “Vagal Nerve Stimulator” to treat a young child with intractable epilepsy
    Use of “Vagal Nerve Stimulator” to treat a young child with intractable epilepsy

    Use of “Vagal Nerve Stimulator” to treat a young child with intractable epilepsy

    A four-year-old boy in Taiwan with intractable epilepsy was experiencing frequent seizures about 20 to 40 times a day which affected the quality of life significantly. During severe seizures, he usually fell down on the floor. As a result, he wore a helmet all the time for protection. Also, his walking capability degenerated and had to rely on a walker. He was not fit for surgery and his condition could not be improved by drugs. After careful evaluation, NTUH decided to treat this young patient

  • Taiwan hospital gives Filipino cancer patient new lease on life
    Taiwan hospital gives Filipino cancer patient new lease on life

    Taiwan hospital gives Filipino cancer patient new lease on life

    A Filipino man who lost part of his jaw to oral cancer said Thursday he can now chew and have a more normal life after having free reconstructive surgery in Taiwan. Daniel Merana, who was diagnosed with oral cancer six years ago, said at a news conference in Taipei that the operation was performed at Shin Kong Wu Ho-su Memorial Hospital in the city on Aug 3. and lasted about 14.5 hours. In the first week after the operation, Merana said, he was in a lot of pain, but now he is doing better and ca

    #Cancer Treatment
  • Why an American medical professional chose NTUH for medical service
    Why an American medical professional chose NTUH for medical service

    Why an American medical professional chose NTUH for medical service

    Unaffordable Healthcare for Americans Unaffordable medical premiums and fees are the main reasons Americans are forced to find treatment abroad. Recently an American patient flew directly to Taiwan so as to receive medical treatment from NTU hospital. The patient was very satisfied with his medical treatment and also appreciated the opportunity to experience a different culture. This is indeed a true case of medical tourism. Wishing to share his experience with others, he provided feedback in hi

  • Boy Receives Bone Marrow Transplant
    Boy Receives Bone Marrow Transplant

    Boy Receives Bone Marrow Transplant

    The day when the nursing department in China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) got a message that a little boy from Sudan was coming for bone marrow transplantation. Sudan, it is nor a tourist attraction or an ancient capital. It is an unfamiliar country to all of the medical staffs in CMUH. Enour, a cute little boy, came from Sudan in North Africa. Enour was diagnosed a rare disease called “ Fanconi Anemia” when he was two. Unfortunately, Enour is not the only child in the family w

  • Letter from Mrs. Teri Brown on May 25, 2009
    Letter from Mrs. Teri Brown on May 25, 2009

    Letter from Mrs. Teri Brown on May 25, 2009

    My name is Teri Brown. I was asked to explain why I was a patient at NTUH. I am a foreigner from the United States. I had lived in Taiwan three years before having to come back to the United States. I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer the end of January, 2009. We were traveling in Thailand when my first ultrasound was done. I was diagnosed with Stage IIIc ovarian cancer after tests in Hong Kong. I came home to Taiwan to have the surgery done February 10th, 2009. My husband and I chose to come to

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