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    Medical Case 1: Curative effect to remove liver cancer by spiral water knife.

    Mr. Li, 49 years old, is from Shantou City, Guangdong Province. In May, he accidentally discovered a mass under breastbone when bathing. Then he went to a hospital in Shantou. The color Doppler ultrasonography and CT examination showed that it was a massive primary cancer with left liver metastases. Recommended by friends, he came to Clifford Hospital. On June 29th, 2007, Mr. Li was operated on by Professor Shen, an expert on liver and gall surgery and a post doctoral mentor. Professor Shen successfully used spiral water knife to carry out left liver resection and implanted a portal chemo pump. Recovering well after the operation, the patient was treated with medical ozone, detoxification, Traditional Chinese Medicine and "Green Therapy" like portal chemo pump. He was discharged a month later. And there was no recurrence in half a year, and his weight increased by 5 kilos.


    Medical Case 2: Applying Integrative TCM and Western Medicine to Treat Calculus of Bile Duct, Acute Grave Cholangitis

    Ms. Xue, 76 years old, is from Hong Kong. Due to "persistent upper abdominal pain for 3 hours, and vomiting once", she was admitted to VIP Center of Clifford Hospital in June this year. She had past history of hypertension, hypertensive heart disease, hyperuricemia, bone marrow dysplasia syndrome, osteoarthritis, and other diseases. According to the check up, the patient's blood pressure was a little high. There was yellow sclera. 2-3/6 level of systolic phase can be heard from the apex of heart and left limit of sternum. The abdomen was tender, with noticeable abdominal tenderness on epigastric zone. The hepatic region had percussion pain. Murphy sign was positive. Laboratory showed severe anemia, increased total bilirubin and aminotransferase. B-Ultrasonography reported that sediment stone was in gall bladder and widened bile duct on exterior and interior of liver. Then she was diagnosed with chronic stone cholecystitis, and bile duct stone with acute obstruction cholelithiasis. On admission, the patient had a high fever, jaundice was severe, serious peritoneal irritation sign was found on right upper quadrant, WBC was increasing. The patient's pathogenetic condition was in danger. And she was diagnosed to suffer from severe acute cholangitis. Considering the risk of operation due to her senior age, poor cardiac function, and many complications, physicians decided to use integrative TCM and Western Medicine to treat the disease. The patient took oral Chinese medicine to clear away the heaty toxins and expel superficial toxins, activate blood circulation to dissipate blood stasis, spasmolysis and remove urinary calculus. In addition, acupuncture therapy was applied as well. Going through this comprehensive treatment, the patient's stone was removed. Her temperature returned to normal, stomachache eased; jaundice dissipated, and blood pressure stabilized. According to follow up consultation, there was no expansion of bile duct. The bilirubin and liver function were back to normal. Ms. Xue was discharged three weeks later.


    Medical Case 3: Companion intestinal anastomosis proved to be effective for radiation enteritis patient

    Ms. Wu, 51 years old, female. She suffered from radiation enteritis, small intestinal mucosal erosion, and non-stop bleeding. On admission to our Hospital, we set up an experts panel consultation and established the treatment scheme: Identify the lesions, and then carry out companion intestinal anastomosis. Ms. Wu recovered well after treatment. Her bloody stool stopped and she expressed her grateful feeling for our doctor's  treatment upon discharge from our Hospital.


    Medical Case 4: Operation applied for Hyperthyroidism

    Ms. Chen, 21 years old, female. She suffered from low back pains and a mass in the cervical part. Though she went to many hospitals, the disease was not treated. After undergoing an examination in Clifford Hospital, the patient was found to have hypercalcemia. She undetook goiter resection in general surgery of the Hospital. However, she was in a hypocalcemia condition, so calcium replacement therapy was used. After a week, the patient's left parathyroid gland was able to satisfy her body's needs. She recovered and continued to work again.
     

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    1. Liver Tumor Removed by Spiral Water Knife in Clifford Hospital which was the First Case in Guangzhou    
    Now incurable disease can be cured and the pathogenic roots are able to be eradicated by "water", instead of "knife". Dr. Shen Wenlv, a famous Chinese expert on liver and gall surgery of Clifford Hospital and a post doctoral mentor successfully used spiral water knife to carry out left liver resection. The patient then completed a course of "Green Therapy" tumor treatment. The patient recovered and was subsequently discharged.

    Mr. Li, 49 years old, is from Shantou City, Guangdong Province. In May, he accidentally discovered a mass under breastbone. Then he went to a hospital in Shantou. The color Doppler ultrasonography and CT examination showed that it was a massive liver cancer with left liver metastases, about 7cm x 8cm x 9cm.

    Recommended by friends and accompanied by family members, he came to Clifford Hospital on June 25th, 2007. Dr. Shen Wenlv, an expert on liver and gall surgery and a post doctoral mentor, soon consulted with and checked the patient. Dr. Shen and his colleagues decided to use spiral water knife, a newly purchased equipment in the Hospital, to do left liver resection. They also formulated an integrated plan on operation and combined therapy after the operation. Under general anesthesia, Mr. Li was operated on and a portal chemo pump was implanted. Recovering well after the operation, the patient was treated with medical ozone, detoxification, Traditional Chinese Medicine and "Green Therapy" like portal chemo pump. He was discharged a month later. There is no recurrence in half a year, and his weight increased by 5 kilos.

     

    2. Thrilling 45 minutes——Successful Rescue of a Patient with Trauma in Heart and Lung
    With waves of screams, a middle-aged bloody man was sent to Emergency Center of Clifford Hospital at 10:16, July 16th, 2006. Several minutes before, the man was chopped on left part of chest and left forearm. The man was bleeding heavily . On the way to the Emergency Center, there was plenty of blood left on the road.

    Doctors at the Emergency Center of Clifford Hospital immediately carried out emergency treatment. The patient was in trance and he was wet and cold all over the body. His blood pressure was 80/40mm Hg. Besides, the chest wound was 35cm, which was extended to thoracic cavity. A 15cm cut could be seen on his left wrist. There were fracture and mutilation of tendon, nerve, and artery. Dr. Deng Yaosheng, technicians and nurses immediately gave first aid to the patient. At the same time, the Hospital Emergency Rescue Procedure and the emergency "Green Channel" were activated.

    He was immediately sent to Operating Theater to undergo a heart repair operation. At that time, the patient's blood pressure was zero, but there was still weak breath and heartbeat. According to the operation record, his right ventricle had been broken, up to 5cm; inferior lobe of left lung broken, up to 6cm., thoracic cavity was full of blood. So the heart should be repaired immediately. Fortunately, with the medical staffs' effort, he finally stopped bleeding and was saved.

    Clifford Hospital established an "Emergency Green Channel" by JCI standard. There is strict supervision and management. Besides, it has specific regulations and requirements on emergency treatment outside the hospital, rescue in the Hospital, specific consultation, patient's transportation, physical checkup and report, first-aid medicine and so on. These are established to satisfy patient's needs as soon as possible. We facilitate every aspect of rescue matters; ensure patients of critical and severe cases can get our timely, effective, and thoughtful medical service. That not only increases the rate of successful rescue, but also decreases the medical risks.


     

     
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