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What you need to know if you have an ACL injury

What you need to know if you have an ACL injury Get to know more about the ACL injury and how to treat it with Bumrungrad sports medicine specialist & orthopedic surgeon from this video.

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Water Vapor Therapy: A simple, fast and safe new form of treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) results in urinary issues that can easily affect the life quality of patients. Water Vapor therapy is a simple but effective form of treatment for BPH that is deemed effective and extremely safe.

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Treating deep-seated lesions in the GI tract without surgery: endoscopic full thickness resection (EFTR)

One of the newest technologies to treat deep growths without surgery is endoscopic full thickness resection (EFTR) using the full-thickness resection device (FTRD).

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Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF), an advanced non-surgical treatment for GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common condition in which the gastric contents move up into the esophagus. Reflux becomes a disease when it causes frequent or severe symptoms or injury. Reflux may damage the esophagus, pharynx, or respiratory tract.

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Discover the Expat Liaison Center to elevate your hospital experience

Mr Nicholas, an American expatriate living in Bangkok, comments on the support he received from the Expat Liaison Center at Bumrungrad International Hospital. Discovering the Expat Liaison team has elevated his hospital experience to the best he has encountered anywhere in the world.

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Water Vapor Therapy Latest Non-Surgical Treatment for Enlarged Prostate

Enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is common, and its incidence increases with age. Evidence of BPH is present in over 50 percent of men by age 60. Bumrungrad would like to introduce the latest non-surgical technology that cures enlarged prostate by Water Vapor Therapy. A fast, convenient and safe procedure – the first in Thailand! Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit, a urologist, answered the concerns related to prostate gland enlargement and shared information about Water Vapor Therapy.

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COVID-19 Recovery Clinic and Post COVID Wellness Solution

Currently, there are still new COVID-19 infected cases each day, as well as a number of previously COVID-19 infected who now test negative. The post-COVID complications, called “Long COVID-19,” can remain for 1-6 months after the infection, depending on the physical condition individually. As we are aware of this, Bumrungrad International Hospital offers holistic solutions to all COVID 19 related problems under “Bumrungrad COVID-19 Recovery Clinic”. Assist. Prof. Dr. Chok Limsuwat, a pulmonologist and critical care medicine specialist, and Dr. Narinthorn Surasinthon, a Medical Director of VitalLife Bangkachao provided more information about “COVID-19 Recovery Clinic and Post COVID Wellness Solution.

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Thyroid disorder: Can it be dangerous?

Do you know that thyroid hormones affect several metabolic processes in your body? It can affect the nervous, digestive, cardiovascular, gynecological systems, and body temperature regulations. Hypothyroidism is among the most common thyroid issues. It's commonly caused by an autoimmune disorder known as Hashimoto’s Disease, in which the thyroid gland is chronically inflamed and mistakenly attacked by the body’s antibodies. This damages the thyroid gland and leads to a thyroid hormone production deficiency. This session of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk's, Dr. Rachanon Murathanun, a Diplomate of the American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism discussed about the danger of Thyroid Disorder.

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Colorectal Cancer: Are you at Risk?

Colorectal cancer is caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells in the colon or rectum. It may take years to develop, and at the early stage, there may only be an abnormal growth of tissues known as polyps. However, these polyps can then develop into cancer if left untreated or not removed. In some cases, people with colorectal cancer have no abnormal symptoms, so they do not know that they have cancer. That’s why a check-up is important to find the polyps before they turn into cancer, especially if you are at risk. But the question is, ARE YOU AT RISK? Let us find out in this session of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk. Dr. Navara Dusitanond, a specialist for Colorectal & General Surgery, shared his expertise on this topic.

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