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Medical Examination

The importance of health examination

Early detect, early treat

Health examination is a part of preventive medicine. The purpose is to detect and treat early, effectively reduce the mortality rate and improve the chance of cure; however, many people ignore the importance of regular health examination because they are asymptomatic, making chronic diseases 1. Cardiovascular diseases have become life-threatening murderers. Therefore, through the help of health examination, you can not only understand your own health status, thereby changing the life style, let the disease be completely away, but also find out the disease risk factors, prevent it early, and check your own health.

According to the ranking of death rates, the top ten causes of death, including cancer, heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, and hypertension are all on the list. The official journal of the American Cancer Society also published “Global Cancer Statistics 2018” (Global Cancer Statistics 2018) reports that lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world, and cancer mortality accounts for 18.4%, which is one of the main causes of cancer deaths.

Health examination is a part of preventive medicine. The purpose is to detect and treat early, effectively reduce the mortality rate and improve the chance of cure; however, many people ignore the importance of regular health examination because they are asymptomatic, making chronic diseases 1. Cardiovascular diseases have become life-threatening murderers. Therefore, through the help of health check, you can not only understand your own health status, thereby changing the life style, let the disease be completely away, but also find out the disease risk factors, prevent it early, and check your own health.

According to the ranking of death rates, the top ten causes of death, including cancer, heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, and hypertension are all on the list. The official journal of the American Cancer Society also published “Global Cancer Statistics 2018” (Global Cancer Statistics 2018) reports that lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world, and cancer mortality accounts for 18.4%, which is one of the main causes of cancer deaths.

Advantages of high-end medical examination in Taiwan

Popular Health Examination

MRI Whole Body Scan

Characteristics

▸ Radiation-free
▸ Non-invasive method
▸ Tumor markers
▸ MRI scan-brain, neck, spinal cord, upper abdomen, and pelvis

Tests

▸ MRI
▸ Abdominal ultrasound
▸ Thyroid ultrasound
▸ Low dose CT lung scan (LD-CT)

Suitable for

▸ Chronic chest tightness and palpitations
▸ Frequent dizziness and headache
▸ People with unexplained discomfort
▸ Cancer medical history
▸ People with high tumor index

PET / CT

Characteristics

▸ PET for whole body
▸ Silent and comfortable
▸ Non-invasive method
▸ Quickly scan

Tests

▸ PET / CT
▸ Abdominal ultrasound
▸ Tumor markers

Suitable for

▸ People with unexplained discomfort
▸ Cancer medical history
▸ People with high tumor index

Comprehensive Physical Check-up

Characteristics

▸ Radiation-free
▸ Non-invasive method
▸ Tumor markers
▸ Whole body physical check-up

Tests

▸ Low dose CT lung scan (LD-CT)
▸ Painless endoscopy
▸ Abdominal ultrasound
▸ ENT examination
▸ EKG (Resting)
▸ Abdominal ultrasound
▸ Eye examination

Suitable for

▸ People over 30 years old
▸ Family medical history of colorectal cancer
▸ People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
▸ People with Unexplained weight loss

Women’s Health Physical Check-up

Characteristics

▸ Gynecologic & breast check-up
▸ X-ray
▸ LD – CT 

Tests

▸ Low dose CT lung scan (LD-CT)
▸ Painless endoscopy
▸ Abdominal ultrasound
▸ Breast ultrasound
▸ Gynecologic ultrasound

Suitable for

▸ Female over 35 years old
▸ Family medical history of  breast cancer

Brain MRI

Characteristics

▸ A brand-new MRI equipment
▸ Good diagnostic accuracy
▸ Radiation-free & Non-invasive

Tests

▸ ENT examination
▸ EKG (Resting)
▸ Neck arterial duplex ultrasound
▸ Brain for Cerebrovascular Arteries

Suitable for

▸ Hemangioma
▸ People with unexplained sympotoms
▸ People over 40 years old
▸ People at risk of cerebrovascular diseases

Cardiac CT

Characteristics

▸ 3D Echocardiography
▸ Cardiac CT Scan
▸ Early diagnosis of Cardiovascular Diseases

Tests

▸ High resolution CT scan
▸ Cardiologist Consultation
▸ Blood tests

Suitable for 

▸ People over 40 years old
▸ People at high risk of heart diseases

CT Angiography

Characteristics

▸ Cardiac evaluation by senior specialist
▸ Ultra-high-speed CT scan
▸ Early assessment of cardiovascular disease risks

Tests

▸ Coronary CT angiogram

Suitable for

▸ People at high risk of coronary artery disease
▸ Patients referred by cardiologists / cardiac surgeons for evaluation 

We also provide customized high-end medical examination to meet individual medical needs.

Details of medical examination items

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