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  • 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

    #Cancer Treatment
  • A thank you from a foreign friend
    A letter of thanks from abroad

    A letter of thanks from abroad

    An Indonesian couple, Dewi&Johanes, who have been married for nine years but the wife never got pregnant due to the fallopian tube obstruction issue. They could not accept the artificial reproductive surgery because both of them are Catholic. Hence, Dewi can only choose fallopian tube recanalization instead which she had already done for two times. The 1stsurgery was 3 years ago in Indonesia and the 2ndtime was last July (2013) in Malaysia. However, the couple was very disappointed at the fa

    #Artificial Reproduction
  • CCH provided minimally invasive surgery for worker from DDK Group co. Ltd. (2)
    CCH provided minimally invasive surgery for worker from DDK Group co. Ltd.

    CCH provided minimally invasive surgery for worker from DDK Group co. Ltd.

    In 2014, protested in Vietnam caused a factory of DDK Group co. Ltd. numerous injuries and damage. Mr. Liu, the management associate of DDK group, the nerve of his right palm was hurt because of the serious injury. Local hospitals couldn’t treat this kind of injury, so Mr. Liu was sent to the biggest hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. He received sutures and treatments there, but the outcome wasn’t very well. And later he was sent to China, still no improve on his condition. Changhua Chri

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