Dra. Elisabeth Vincent Hamelin
• More than 30 years of experience• Chief of General Surgery, Digestive and Laparoscopic and Director of the Emergency Hospital Beata Maria Ana de Madrid.
Positions in public associations
• Founder and President of the SECMI, Spanish Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery.• Founding Member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery ( EAES ) in 1991. • President and organizer of the 2nd International Congress of the EAES Madrid, 1994.• Founding member and shareholder of the Franco Vietnamese Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.• Founder of the Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery Elisabeth Vincent, society for the development of minimally invasive surgery. ...
• Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid since 1983.• Associate professor of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery of Caceres ( CCMI ).
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with Honours degree of Bachelor of Surgery Section of the Complutense University of Madrid.• Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, in 1980 Cum Laude Thesis experimental chronic hypergastrinemia. Hormonal Implications in gastric morphological and functional alterations.
Publications and conferences
• He has organized and chaired numerous conferences and national and international symposia.• She has authored over 50 scientific publications in national and international journals. • She is the author of several book chapters.• She is the author of more than 70 communications to national and international congresses.• He has directed numerous doctoral thesis. ...
• Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st European Congress of the EAES Bordeaux, 1991.• Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st European Congress of the EAES, Germany, 1993. • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Joint Meeting of Endoscopic Surgery EAES AEVC and Luxembourg, 1995.• Member of the Educational Committee of the 5th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. SAGES Post- graduate course. USA, 1996.• Member of the Scientific Committee of the 4th International Congress of the EAES Norway, 1996.• Member of the Scientific Committee of the 6th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Italy, 1998.• Member of the Section of Endoscopic Surgery of the Spanish Association of Surgeons. ...
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Esophageal cancer is the proliferation of malignant cells in the muscular tube through which food passes from the throat to the stomach. It is a Esophageal cancer is the proliferation of malignant cells in the muscular tube through which food passes from the throat to the stomach. It is a disease closely related to the consumption of snuff and alcohol, so its prevention, in most cases, is to abstain from both harmful habits. In its early stages it can cause difficulty swallowing solid foods, but as it progresses it can cause pain in the sternum, vomiting, coughing and snoring. Treatment depends on the degree of tumor spread: in some cases, simply radiotherapy and chemotherapy to shrink or destroy the cancer cells; in others, the operation of esophageal cancer may also be useful to remove the damaged parts; and in extreme cases, a prosthesis into esophagus is positioned to allow passage of food into the stomach, and if this is not possible because of the severity of the disease, a hole in the stomach is performed to directly enter the food form of slurry and water. ...
Gastric cancer is a growth of abnormal cells in the stomach to invade and destroy other organs such as the esophagus and small intestine. It is a Gastric cancer is a growth of abnormal cells in the stomach to invade and destroy other organs such as the esophagus and small intestine. It is a malignant tumor whose origin can be genetic, by infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, for different components in the diet or environmental factors. Gastric cancer is difficult to detect in its early and sometimes no symptoms. In general, when the symptoms occur, the tumor is usually well advanced. The most common manifestations are heaviness after meals, heartburn, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and weight, difficulty swallowing or bleeding, among others. The most common treatment is the removal of part or all of a sick stomach, besides extraction sometimes other organs or lymph nodes draining the stomach. Other treatment options include radiation and chemotherapy. ...
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. ...
Obesity is a disease characterized by the presence of an excess of fat mass (fat) in the body and for weight gain, usually due to a disproportionate f Obesity is a disease characterized by the presence of an excess of fat mass (fat) in the body and for weight gain, usually due to a disproportionate food intake. This condition is easily diagnosed by assessing the body mass index and overall constitution of the person. The sum of factors that cause this disease, typical of the XXI century, include a sedentary lifestyle, a poor dietary patterns, and genetic and environmental factors. On the other hand, obesity is often aggravated by a number of other associated diseases, such as diabetes, cholesterol, triglycerides and hypertension, in addition to incur certain social rejection and lead to psychological problems. Also among the population suffering from this disease, there is increased risk of cardiovascular events, particularly in patients with abdominal obesity (an indicator of insulin resistance). The treatment of obesity through the monitoring of the recommendations of endocrine and nutritionists, based on a good individualized dietary plan, and changes in daily routines, especially when it comes to exercise. It is also important to establish these guidelines from childhood to avoid the appearance of so-called childhood obesity. ...
Obesity surgery, known as bariatric surgery, is the set of techniques to reduce the intake or food absorption capacity. Surgery is indicated for morbidly obese patients having a body mass index greater than 40kg / m2 or to those affected by severe obesity and associated diseases. Moreover, stomach surgery is performed through restrictive, malabsorptive or mixed media. The restrictive adjustable gastric banding (one ring placed around the entrance of the stomach which limits intake) gastrectomy (stomach reduction operation to remove 80 percent of its volume) and plicated tubular gastroplasty (included stomach operation that reduces the intake capacity by inward folding of the wall of the stomach itself). Malabsorptive techniques are duodenal (removal of much of the stomach joins the small intestine up to the duodenum to take half of it) and biliopancreatic diversion (halving junction of the stomach and small intestine). The combined procedure is the gastric bypass (leaving a small stomach and connected to the small intestine, using 60 percent of it). All these methods can be performed by open or laparoscopic surgery. ...
Pancreas surgery is the set of surgical procedures are performed to treat acute or chronic pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer. In the latter case, there are different surgical procedures: Whipple operation, total pancreatectomy, distal pancreatectomy and biliary diversion. Whipple surgery involves removal of the head of the pancreas, part of the small intestine and some surrounding tissue. The surgeon leaves a small part of the pancreas to continue to produce digestive juices and insulin. Total pancreatectomy involves removing the entire pancreas, small intestine, stomach, bile duct, gallbladder, spleen and most of the lymph nodes in the region. For its part, the distal pancreatectomy involves removing the body and tail of the pancreas. Biliary diversion is done if the cancer is blocking the small intestine and bile builds up in the gallbladder. In this case, the bile duct is cut and attached to the bowel, but can also solve the problem by placing a catheter to drain bile. As for treatment for acute or chronic pancreatitis, intervention, called cholecystectomy, is removed by laparoscopy (small incisions in the abdomen) gallbladder by an accumulation of calculi (stones). ...
Stomach surgery is directed to the surgical treatment of various gastric diseases. This type of surgery health purposes and weight reduction is very common, especially stomach reduction. This involves the application of titanium staples in the stomach in order to reduce its capacity. The patient achieved in a few seconds a feeling of fullness with fewer nutrients. In the short-medium term, the patient will experience a gradual decrease in weight. Staples and mantienenen band in the body permanently. ...
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