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Primary Care

General Health Check-up

  • Daegu has an integrated cancer diagnosis apparatus (PET-MR), which is one of only eight worldwide.
  • There are also many computed tomography (CT) devices, positron emission tomography - computed tomography (PET-CT) devices, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) devices, and other cutting-edge health check-up devices in Daegu.

Cancer and Serious Disease Surgery

  • More than 10,000 surgeries are performed every year at five university hospitals for treatment of all sorts of cancers (such as lung cancer, liver cancer, and stomach cancer) and cardiovascular disorders.
  • A cancer follow-up treatment system, VERO, was introduced for the first time in Asian countries.
  • Over 700 robotic surgeries and over 1,000 hernia operations are performed.
  • The most single-site robotic surgeries in Korea have been performed in Daegu, and the world’s first treatment was developed in Daegu.
  • The medical expense for cancer patients is the lowest among seven metropolitan cities.
  • 24/7 service of International Health Care Center
  • Daegu Fatima Hospital and Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center run medical centers abroad.