Once a happy and energetic kid, Ding now has to have a liver transplant because of his deadly illness. The story starts with "home-made" cold medicine.
"Mirror Man", also referred to as situs inversus in medicine, is a congenital condition in which the arrangement of a person's internal organs is reversed, like a mirror image of the normal anatomy
May 3 of this year is the 24th World Asthma Day with a theme to be "closing gaps in asthma care". The Global Initiative for Asthma, calls on the international respiratory communities to work together with colleagues, patients and health care providers to close the gaps in asthma care.
Bone tumors account for 2% to 3% of all tumors, of which one third are malignant. Bone tumors are often difficult to be diagnosed and treated, and have a poor prognosis and high possibility of death or disability. Primary malignant bone tumors are mostly seen in adolescents and middle-aged people, while secondary bone metastases are mostly found in middle-aged and elder population. Recent years have seen growing incidence of bone tumors. Early detection, accurate diagnosis and timely standard management are crucial to the prognosis of bone tumors.
For SAHZU heart valve team, every Tuesday and Thursday are dedicated to procedures. On Tuesday, November 30 2021, another procedure day started at 7:30 am like normal and all four procedures were completed by 5pm. As routine as it is, it is a quite special day in many ways.
During a tumor resection surgery, a small piece of tissue is removed and sent to the Intraoperative Frozen Section Pathology Lab for rapid analysis, leaving the entire OR to wait for the final "judgement call". Whether to remove the nodule only or to perform a total resection. Surgeons urgently need the pathological diagnosis to determine the next step.
Mr. Li, a 42-year-old man with a slight build, had a sudden heart attack and a stent was placed. In the post-operative examination, he was found to have abnormal lipids reading (LDL-C: 4.68 mmol/L), and was required by his doctor to control his blood lipids level and to have the anticoagulation treatment. Mr. Li was rather confused. Why is lipid control necessary for the treatment of heart attack? How to lower lipids and what tests are needed? How low should the level be maintained at?
Xiao Wang was especially happy at the banquet. He ate a large amount of BBQ food and drank 250-300 grams of 53-degree liquor. Less than 2 hours after the dinner, Xiao Wang started to feel severe stubbing pain in his abdomen with excessive sweating.
A giant cyst was found in a 27-year-old Yemen patient who was finally diagnosed as human echinococcosis, also known as hydatid cyst of the liver.
Meet the new members of SAHZU robot team! Gear up for a speedy recovery with rehabilitation robots at our Rehabilitation Center!
A French patient had an emergency c section at SAHZU Obstetrics. She and her baby boy were very well taken cared of. This is Lea's story at SAHZU.