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The incidence of cholelithiasis in Taiwan is increasing year by year due to changes in dietary habits. Although percutaneous transhepatic cholangial drainage (PTCD), lithodialysis and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) are used for treatment, the recurrence rate is up to 61%, which are not in line with the principle of economic and effective treatment, and thus are not widely adopted.
Liver cancer (i.e. malignant liver tumors) can be divided into primary liver cancer and metastatic liver cancer.
It is highly suspected to be a thyroid malignancy or has been diagnosed as thyroid cancer.
Parathyroid glands are composed of four glands as big as peas. They are located at the back of the thyroid gland in the neck. In some cases, parathyroid glands are buried in the thyroid, thymus or chest. Although the location may vary, their functions are generally normal.
Patients should be aware of other signs (post-neck pain, vomiting, chest pain, asthma, rashes), which is more important than temperature.
Please refrain from eating or drinking until the symptoms are relieved, so as to avoid stomach irritation, causing diarrhea and abdominal pain.
The patient's current symptoms have improved and can go home to continue observation and recuperation.
After the patient's wound is sutured, keep the wound dry and avoid soaking in the water. The patient can cover the gauze on the wound with plastic wrap and tape.
Reduce the activity of the patient's affected limb. However, if there is no discomfort and the fingers and toes of the extremities can be moved, the swelling is minimized and the circulation is promoted.
When you visit the emergency department for abdominal pain, please pay attention during the emergency observation period: