Introduction to major centers in hospital
Regional Emergency Center
6 specialists for emergency medicine, 38 nurses, 22 medical assistants, 8 emergency paramedics. 1 person in charge of the disaster is responsible for the role of Daegu's hub emergency medical center.
The ratio of patients with severe diseases per medical staff, the ratio of composition of patients with severe diseases are grade 1. The rate of provision of final treatment is grade 2. We are making efforts to continue to grow based on the best medical results in Daegu
We are operating an efficient regional emergency medical center as a geographical hub, and as a medical institution with high severity. The medical delivery system is established. As an emergency medical center with facilities and medical staff, we expect active participation and performance in public health care projects
We serve the best cancer therapy based on the cooperative teamwork of related departments. Cancer treatment specialists provide patients with specialized diagnosis and treatments such as surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and endocrine therapy.
The outcome of the stroke depends on how much time it takes to treat from the onset. So, from the presentation to rehabilitation, coordinated by neurology, neurosurgery, rehabilitation medicine and radiology, well-established one-stop management system. We are essential to provide treatment adequate to reserve the function and to prevent deterioration for stroke patients.
Bloodless treatment is one of high-tech treatment modalities that make the patients to be treated without transfusion by minimizing blood loss using high-tech medical equipments and by stimulating blood production maximum using medicines.
We provide the best services to every patient who wants bloodless treatment because of religious faith of rear against disease transmission from transfusion, such as hepatitis or AIDS, etc.
Since marking the first time introducing cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography in Daegu in May, 1992, we have performed approximately 700 cases of coronary angiography and treatment (percutaneous coronary intervention, stent insertion) and 100 cases of electrophysiological examination a year. To fulfill needs with the increasing concerns on the cardiovascular diseases, we are making every effort, expanding and introducing latest angiography equipments.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Center
Using upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, ERCP, endoscopic ultrasonography, GI manometry and 24-hour pH monitoring, excellent specialists diagnose and treat the diseases of the digestive system. Especially, capsule endoscopy was introduced for the first time in Daegu. Now, endoscopic treatment for early gastric cancer is being performed actively.
Breast and Endocrine Surgery Center
The center performs breast cancer operation with high patient survival using skin sparing mastectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy. In thyroid cancer operation, we have achieved high patient satisfaction through low postoperative complications. Benign breast diseases and other endocrine diseases including salivary and parathyroid gland disease are also our concern of management.
Through cooperative team approach of spine specialists from orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and radiology professors, we provide custom-made medical services; non-operative treatment, surgical treatment and rehabilitative treatment.
Aside of the routine medical surveillance for lung tumor, allergy, asthma, chronic coughing, and sleep apnea, under the cooperation with diagnostic and therapeutic radiology, laboratory, nuclear medicine, rehabilitation medicine and thoracic surgery at one place, the patient can experience overall and specialized medical care about respiratory discomfort.
PET-CT, which shows images of biochemical change of various cells, is high-tech equipment that is excellent at diagnosing early stage of cancer and deciding prognosis. The Yeungnam University Medical Center is providing the best-level cancer diagnosis and treatment service by connecting PET-CT and cyclotron with CT, MRI, existing radiotherapy system, and health examination program.