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Coronary arteries in the heart are very tiny with diameter between 0.2 ~ 0.3cm. The consecutive and fast 640-slice CT in synch with ECG shows micro lesion, discover minor calcification deposit in coronary arties, or calcification plaques or soft plaques in the size of sesame seeds, and can even evaluate the occlusion situation of the entire blood vessel, in order to diagnose heart disease early.
“Cerebrovascular disease” and “heart diseases” account for the top 2 and top 4 ranking among the top 10 causes of mortality in Taiwan, which are mainly due to the arteriosclerosis caused by thickened vascular wall or occlusion inside blood vessels.
Exercise electrocardiogram is a stress test, which is an non-invasive test to evaluate the possibility coronary artery diseases.
The extent of lung cancer treatment success and prognosis is determined by the early diagnosis and the degree of malignancy. Patients with one of the following symptoms, particularly long-term heavy male smokers over age of 40, should be extra cautious and timely proceed to cancer screening:
Lung cancer can be classified into two major categories depending on the degree of differentiation and morphological features: and they are respectively small cell lung cancer ( SCLC ) and non-small cell lung cancer ( NSCLC ).
Symptoms of Lung Cancer: Coughing, coughing up phlegm, Coughing blood, Wheezing, Chest tightness, breathing difficulties ,Chest pain, Swallowing difficulty, Hoarseness, Upper vena cava oppression syndrome, Honer’s syndrome
Smokers have 10-13 times higher death rate compared to nonsmokers, and secondhand smoke is just as easy in inducing lung cancer.
Post-Operative Health Education and Instructions for Tracheobronchial Stents Placement 氣管支氣管支架放置術後衛教說明(英文)2021/3/4
The placement of stents aims to expand tracheal stenosis, relieve respiratory symptoms and improve the quality of life.
Catheter ablation is used to diagnose and treat cardiac arrhythmias.
Permanent pacemaker is an electronic device that is generally implanted into the subcutaneous muscle tissue. When the heart beat is too slow and produces discomfort, or there are other special therapies required, the permanent pacemaker will transmit electronic impulse to the heart and stimulate heart contraction.