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The management of cancer of the colon (or large intestine ) requires the intervention of a multidisciplinary team specializing in cancer (surgeon, oncologist …). Because once the diagnosis made and all the results, a real therapeutic strategy will be proposed to the patient. The surgery is often a major treatment for colon cancer.
The operation can be performed surgery in a public hospital, or clinic where the services of surgical digestive, with surgeons who operate mostly cancers. Read the rest of this entry »
Phimosis is a tightness of the foreskin that prevents retraction and this exposure of the glans. It is classified as physiological and pathological
The physiological phimosis occurs in almost 100% of newborns. It is characterized by a foreskin of healthy skin and redundant, that is retracted to visualize the preputial mucosa and even at times of the glans.
In 90% of the physiologic phimosis resolves spontaneously during the first three years of life. At 14 1% of adolescents still presents. Read the rest of this entry »
The knee itself is not replaced, only the damaged cartilage and bone ends. The knee replacement implants include a metal alloy component placed on the end of the femur and the upper tibia with a polyethylene component that separates them. The implant is designed to create a new joint that works well and prevents pain caused by contact between the bones. Your surgeon may choose a knee replacement surgery or partial, depending on your condition and according to how your knee is damaged by arthritis. Read the rest of this entry »
The gall bladder is located on the under surface of the liver. In the hollow body accumulates the liquid bile, which is produced by the liver. The gall bladder is associated with the bile duct, which flows through the bile into the duodenum. The mouth of the bile duct, the so-called father-papilla, is also a mouth of the passage of the pancreas (pancreas). Bile is essential for the body to digest fats since the gall bladder can be dispensed with without much limitations. Read the rest of this entry »
Since when is endoscopic stabilization in the thoracic and lumbar spine?
Since the late 90′s operations on the thoracic spine using endoscopic (Greek: end (o) = inside; consider SCOPEin = investigate) performed techniques. Thoracoscopy is known as endoscopic thoracic.
What are the advantages and disadvantages?
The benefit for our patients is that it is of thoracoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure. In comparison with open thoracotomy, in which large incisions are required to open up the chest and operate the thoracic spine are at thoracoscopy only 3 to 4 incisions about 1.5 cm wide is required. The minimally invasive surgical technique of thoracoscopy can therefore reduce the postoperative pain, shorter hospital stay and faster rehabilitation. Read the rest of this entry »