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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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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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Light at the end of the tunnel

Mr. Murshed Sayeed is a Bangladeshi businessman with the diagnosis of severe acute pancreatitis with organ failure. His condition worsened and every which way he turned was darkened, so his family decided to take him to Bumrungrad International Hospital. Under the multidisciplinary team captained by Assoc.Prof.Dr.Tossapol Kerdsirichairat, Mr. Murshed received an innovative treatment. More importantly, the medical team slowly walked together side-by-side with Mr. Murshed along this darkened path until they found that glimpse of light at the end of the tunnel.

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Post COVID-19 Impact on Lung Damage, Treatment & Recovery

Over 213 million people have been infected by coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. SARS-CoV-2 can damage different organs, but mainly the lungs.

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Surgeries are not made all equal. Differences in colon cancer surgeries

If colon cancer surgery is required, there are a few options, but what are the pros and cons?

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