Dr. Francisco Javier Errando Ricol
• More than 20 years of experience• Specialist in General Surgery in Amedics, Barcelona Medical Center (today) • Head of Surgery at the Health Consortium of Garraf in Sant Camil Hospital, Sant Pere de Ribes (2007-present)• MIR in General and Digestive Surgery (1996) ...
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Fistula surgery is surgery to remove the path of a channel or abnormal connection between an organ, vessel, or intestine and another structure. Fistul Fistula surgery is surgery to remove the path of a channel or abnormal connection between an organ, vessel, or intestine and another structure. Fistula can occur in many parts of the body and usually the result of injury or surgery. There are different types of fistulas (blind, complete, incomplete, horseshoe) according to their type and require one kind or another intervention. Fistula operation can be approached with different techniques (cold, electrical or laser scalpel) and may include both fistulotomy (incision in the path of the fistula to the tissues heal from the inside out) as a fistulectomy (removal of the fistula tract) or marsupialization (close the channel forming a bag). In certain cases, you choose to seal the fistula with biological glues or plugs. Furthermore, the placement of special drains (seton) may be necessary, as in the case of an operation of perianal fistula, abscess associated. On occasion the only existing solution to a fistula may be the ultimate placement of a seton (drainage). Most fistulas respond well to surgical treatment but in some cases perianal fistula surgery can leave sequels such as incontinence. ...
Colon cancer is the proliferation of malignant cells in the colon, which, along with the rectum, is in charge of storing faeces which are then expelle Colon cancer is the proliferation of malignant cells in the colon, which, along with the rectum, is in charge of storing faeces which are then expelled through the anus. That is why this is a very favorable area for the development of a cancer, since accumulated waste substances. Also, its causes are also determined by genetics, sedentary lifestyle and previous illnesses, such as polyps, ulcerative colitis and other cancers. The most obvious symptoms of the disease begin to make visible when the disease is advanced: alternating between diarrhea and constipation, blood in the stool, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, weight loss and fatigue. If detected early has a good chance of healing, and its most common treatments radiotherapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy to strengthen the body's defenses, and surgery. By the operation of the affected colon cancer if you are well localized part is removed. ...
Gallbladder surgery the surgical procedure is performed to remove the gallbladder, an organ located in the bottom serving liver and bile reserve. Gallbladder surgery the surgical procedure is performed to remove the gallbladder, an organ located in the bottom serving liver and bile reserve. Removal is indicated when the patient has pain or symptoms caused by the formation of calculi (stones) in the gallbladder. Gallbladder operation can be minimally invasive or open. In the first case, the surgeon will make three or four incisions in the abdomen and one of the holes, insert a laparoscope (a thin, lighted tube connected to a camera that allows the inside of the cavity) and other instruments for the procedure. Then also gas with a needle inserted to expand the abdomen and cut the bile duct and blood vessels that lead to the gallbladder. Finally, it will remove the organ. When the disease is more severe or there are complications during gallbladder surgery, it performed an open operation. This involves making a small cut in the abdomen to open it and remove the gallbladder through the incision. ...
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 thyroid nodule is a growth of abnormal cells in the thyroid gland, which are usually identified by lumps in the neck area. These thyroid nodules are benign in most cases (9 of 10), but sometimes may be carcinogenic. If the nodule becomes filled with fluid or blood, it is known as thyroid cyst. These nodules, which in most cases does not usually give any symptoms, can produce discomfort in swallowing, breathing or cause hoarseness. In addition, they may be accompanied by hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, and are produced by a production of unnecessary hormones for the body, a deficiency of iodine in the diet or genetic factors. Treatment will depend on whether the thyroid nodules are benign or cancerous. In the latter case, the different treatments ranging from the application of high-dose thyroid hormones or surgical removal of nodules. ...
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. ...
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 parathyroid glands are endocrine glands in the neck, the size of a pea. Most people have 4 parathyroid glands on the thyroid gland; however, some people have up to 5 or more. The function of the parathyroid gland is totally different from the thyroid. Produce parathyroid hormone (PTH), which helps the body maintain the balance between calcium and phosphorus. Disorders occur when the parathyroid gland produces excessive amounts of hormone or scarce, upsetting the balance. If there is too much PTH hyperparathyroidism occurs, increasing the level of calcium in blood. But if not produce enough PTH, the imbalance is called hypoparathyroidism, taking blood too little calcium and excessive phosphorus. ...
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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