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The blood vessels are separated with conventional surgery through the femoral artery or with a minimally invasive puncture (with a vascular closure device), followed by placement of a stent graft with a catheter, an X-ray and contrast media. The aim is to treat aortic narrowing, dissection, or injury and avoid other complications.
With valvular stenosis or valvular insufficiency accompanied by various symptoms such as heart failure, those who meet the surgical indications need to undergo valve replacement.
The superficial vessels of the patients are given priority for anastomotic vessels in arteriovenous fistulas for hemodialysis. However, due to individual differences of patients, if there is no suitable superficial vein for anastomotic fistulas, the doctor will implant artificial blood vessels as required for the use of dialysis fistulas in the future.
Health Education Instructions After Hickman Catheter or Central Venous Catheter Insertion Hickman希克曼氏導管、CVC中央靜脈導管、PICC周邊置入式中央靜脈導管術後衛教說明2022/12/8
Through the internal jugular vein puncture method, it provides various uses such as large diameter intravenous infusion, blood drawing and hemodialysis.
A left ventricular assist pump is a mechanical cardiac assist device used to treat patients with end-stage heart failure to prolong their lives while they wait for a heart transplant.
A Port-a-Cath is an implantable central venous catheter portal. It is usually placed in the lower side of the anterior clavicle and in front of the arm or abdominal wall. The skin usually has a wound of 3-5 cm. A bulge about the size of an NT$10 coin can be detected at the portal.
Ultrasound, by using the difference in breast tissue density, converts the depth of echo waves into the image of tissues to distinguish whether there is any abnormality in the chest.
Asthma refers to the allergic reaction of respiratory tract due to chronic inflammation of the respiratory tract, swelling or narrowing bronchial mucosa that causes bronchial spasm and difficulty in breathing.
Through bronchoscopy, physicians could directly see the normal structure and abnormal pathological changes of the airways.
Based on a clinical evaluation, your doctor may recommend a nuclear medicine myocardial perfusion scan to confirm a suspected coronary artery disease.