Dr. Alejandro Flor Costa
• More than 20 years of experience• Emergency Medical Assistant General Surgery and Gastroenterology, Hospital Josep Trueta, between July 1999 and January 2002 • Emergency Medical Assistant General Surgery and Gastroenterology, University Hospital Vall d' Hebron between January 2000 and March 2002• Surgeon of the Emergency Department of the Hospital de Barcelona - SCIAS between July 2000 and June 2002• Surgeon surgical team Monumental Plaza de Barcelona since March 2000• Member of the medical team from the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya since 1996• Incorporation of Surgeons Surgical Associates in March 2001 ...
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona in 1992• Residency in General Surgery and Gastroenterology at the University Hospital Vall d' Hebron in Barcelona between 1995 and 1999 • Title of Specialist in General Surgery and Gastroenterology, January 2000• Refresher courses in Laparoscopic Surgery, Obesity Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Pathology Breast and Colorectal Surgery ...
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The adrenal glands are essential for a life that lie at the back of the kidneys. Produce, among others, some sex hormones, and particularly hormones t The adrenal glands are essential for a life that lie at the back of the kidneys. Produce, among others, some sex hormones, and particularly hormones that regulate metabolism and cortisol, which helps us respond to stress, and other hormones that control blood pressure and the presence of water and salt in our body. Sometimes there is an excessive or insufficient production of these hormones, causing some of the disorders of the adrenal glands, which are detected through urinalysis and blood. For example, when there is excess cortisol or overactive adrenal cortex we are faced with Cushing's syndrome, which is caused due to the intake of drugs or the development of some tumors and symptoms well defined (legs and very thin arms, fatigue, high blood pressure, blood glucose, bruises all over his body, etc). It is cured by treating the source that causes the disease. Otherwise, inadequate cortisol or underactive suprarrrenal crust, causing the so-called Addison's disease, which arises from an immune problem and requires treatment for life as it can be fatal if not properly treated. ...
Laparoscopy is a surgical technique inspection of the abdominal cavity that does not require large incisions. During the laparoscopic surgical procedu Laparoscopy is a surgical technique inspection of the abdominal cavity that does not require large incisions. During the laparoscopic surgical procedure, the abdomen is introduced into a laparoscope, which is a tube containing an optical system coupled to a light source. The camera allows the doctor to inspect, from a monitor, the pelvic organs and, if necessary, introduce other instruments through the same laparoscope to correct any problems. The benefits of laparoscopic surgery are numerous, so it is applied in various fields. In urology shorter hospital stay and recovery is required, there is less chance of infectious complications, decreases postoperative pain and no visible scarring. In gynecology it is used for inspection of certain diseases or gynecological processes: cysts, fibroids, hysterectomy, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, etc. Moreover, laparoscopy is used in other medical specialties and processes such as prostate cancer, the varicele or some kidney diseases. ...
The major salivary glands, which generate and empty saliva into the mouth, are three pairs: the submandibular gland, sublingual salivary glands and th The major salivary glands, which generate and empty saliva into the mouth, are three pairs: the submandibular gland, sublingual salivary glands and the parotid glands. Surgery of the parotid gland, also known as parotidectomy, is the operation that handles remove tumors that grow in the gland. It is estimated that over 70% of these tumors are benign (noncancerous) but we must consider any package that is detected. Depending on the type of tumor it is, its size and location, different variants of this intervention practiced. The most common are superficial parotidectomy or total parotidectomy, with conservation of the facial nerve, which also involves a lymph node dissection. The salivary glands may also have other diseases, the most common are: sialolithiasis, which is blockage of the salivary glands by the presence of calcium stones that do not allow the output of saliva and cause inflammation of the gland salivary affected; and sialadenitis, that is infection of the salivary glands, which can be an effect of sialolithiasis, or be caused by a virus or bacteria. ...
Thyroid surgery includes removal of nodules or the partial or total removal of the thyroid gland. Thyroid surgery is performed in response to dif Thyroid surgery includes removal of nodules or the partial or total removal of the thyroid gland. Thyroid surgery is performed in response to different causes: biopsies when it comes to evaluating thyroid nodules; pressure by nodules or goiters in adjacent structures which complicate and cause discomfort in swallowing and breathing; for thyroid cancer; or the possibility that the gland or goiter nodule or become cancerous. In thyroid surgery complete removal of the gland in cases where benign nodules and goiters are becoming large or are causing discomfort while partial removal is done in the case of the presence of nodules or hyperactive unilateral recommended. For cases of papillary or follicular cancer total removal that could even lead to the lymph nodes in large tumors it is recommended. Also, for some cases, medical advances now allow this operation by laparoscopic surgery. ...
Or coloproctology colorectal surgery is the specialty of medicine derived from general surgery that deals with the diagnosis and treatment, both surgical and non fitness for repair, diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. The specter of exercise coloproctology includes ostomy management, colonoscopies, laparoscopic surgery, anal manometry, pelvic floor dysfunction and defecography. ...
Under the concept of conduct disorder a set of behavioral changes and behavioral development appropriate to the child's age, persistently and with a disproportionate amount are included. Among the most common symptoms of these disorders are disobedience, impulsiveness, inattention, hostility, lies and insults, transgression of social norms, or antisocial character. Among the most common behavioral disorders in children are distinguished: the conduct disorder, a persistent and repeatedly aggressive behavior in which the child acts with hostility to others or their property, intimidating; and hyperkinetic disorders characterized by an early onset, in which predominates a considerable lack of attention in all activities, and a hyperactive, impulsive and undisciplined behavior. In addition, behavioral disorders associated with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), learning problems and clinical disorders (depression, anxiety ...) are presented. ...
The thyroid is an endocrine gland that produces hormones. These control the rate at which the body burns calories or heartbeat. The thyroid gland may suffer various diseases: The thyroid is enlarged Hyperthyroidism: When the gland produces more thyroid hormone than necessary Hypothyroidism occurs when not enough hormone Thyroid cancer Thyroid nodules: lumps in the gland Thyroiditis: swelling of the gland ...
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