Dr. Josep Cabiol Belmonte
• More than 20 years of experience• Resident in Neurosurgery Department of Health and Bellvitge University, 1991-1995 • Medical Specialist Neurosurgery Service of the Health and Bellvitge University• Coordinator of the Working Group on Pathology of the Health and Neurovascular Bellvitge University• Section Chief of Neurosurgery Service of the Hospital de Bellvitge, 2002-2004• Optional Service Specialist Neurosurgery Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, since 2004 ...
• Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Campus Bellvitge• Graduate Assistant professor Surgical Nursing. UVic since 1997 • Partner in the teaching of residents in the city Department of Health and the University of Bellvitge Neurosurgery. since January 1996• Associate professor in rehabilitation courses of aphasia in Neuropsychology: Degree. (since 2000) and Cognitive Disorders ( since 2000). ISEP, Barcelona• Professor of Neurosurgery Resident Tutor HMI health Bellvitge and University City. from January 2002-2004• Teacher graduate course in Neuro. Health and Bellvitge University, February 2002• Professor of Surgery Postgraduate urgencies. Health and Bellvitge University. 1999-2004• Professor graduate surgery urgencies care and.City Bellvitge University. between 2001-2004 ...
• School of Medicine, University of Barcelona Bellvitge education promotion unit 1983 - 1989• June 1989 Bachelor degree GRADE • At research Barrow Neurological Institute St. Joseph 's Hospital and Medical Center Division of Neurological Surgery.. ( head Spetzler RF ) PERIOD: March to August 1995 ...
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A spinal tumor is abnormal growth in or around the spinal cord cells, with leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma tumors the most common nervous system. To af A spinal tumor is abnormal growth in or around the spinal cord cells, with leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma tumors the most common nervous system. To affect such an important location for the human body, its symptoms cause neurological defects such as loss of sensitivity and strength, lack of control over the sphincters and back pain. It is very important to diagnose the medullary tumors of the nervous system in time to prevent the column from spreading and causing secondary spinal tumors or finish affecting other parts of the body. Its diagnosis can carry out a review of reflexes and muscle tenderness and a neurological examination. As their first symptoms are discovered, you must start as soon as possible a suitable and personalized treatment to prevent resulting in permanent injury. Corticosteroids, surgery and chemotherapy have been very beneficial to cure or ameliorate disease. ...
Brain tumors are formed because of the proliferation of cells that grow and multiply abnormally in the brain, being able to give blood vessels, c Brain tumors are formed because of the proliferation of cells that grow and multiply abnormally in the brain, being able to give blood vessels, cranial nerves, glands, bones, brain parenchyma and embryonic remains. It also may occur in two ways: by pressing brain areas for growth or invade surrounding tissue, in which case it is a malignant brain tumor. Symptoms of brain tumors include hand tremors, changes in mood, dizziness, unsteadiness and impaired alertness. Regarding treatment, absolutely it depends on where the brain tumor, degree of involvement and the patient's health are. Surgery is one of the most common measures to reduce the pressure that is suffering the brain. Also, radiation therapy and chemotherapy are used when surgery has been ruled out or have not achieved the desired results with the same benefits. ...
The disc prosthesis is implanted artificial disc between two vertebrae in the natural disc substitution of a person, whose flexible structure acts as The disc prosthesis is implanted artificial disc between two vertebrae in the natural disc substitution of a person, whose flexible structure acts as a load distributor point and allows the harmonic motion of the spine. To replace the disc with a prosthesis of lumbar disc to encourage mobility, the use of prosthetic surgery is required. In addition, there are two types of dentures: full, made of steel (sometimes with a plastic part) replacing all components of the disk; and partial, that only replaces the disc nucleus is formed and various plastics. Lumbar disc prosthesis is being used increasingly in some patients with severe back pain (degenerative disc disease). ...
One of the biggest problems of spine surgery are multiple incisions that must be made to reach this part of the body and, therefore, the subsequent sc One of the biggest problems of spine surgery are multiple incisions that must be made to reach this part of the body and, therefore, the subsequent scarring, a large blood loss and long-term interventions. Therefore, every time is often used more surgery minimally invasive spine, whenever possible as sequelae resulting are smaller, smaller scars, damage to the muscle mass is minimal and achieves rapid recovery patient. Furthermore, the results of such operations are the same as traditional surgery. Therefore, the minimally invasive spine surgery is most recommended for patients provided they are suitable so that she could make features. ...
It's a birthmark or a congenital malformation that is made up of veins, capillaries, arteries and lymph vessels. There are different types of vascular malformations that differ in function of the affected blood vessel. Are persententes from birth and increase its size parallel to the birth of the child. ...
They are bone alterations of the occipital bone, the foramen magnum or the first two cervical vertebrae. These anomalies decrease the virtual space occupied by the brain stem and spinal cord, and give rise to symptoms cerebrlosos. Cervical abnormalities union skull include bone diseases such as odontoid hypoplasia high, and Chiari malformation. ...
It is the surgical procedure used to remove a tumor of the inner ear canal. A tumor in this area can compress the cochlear nerve (the nerve for hearing), and it will be that you can not hear very well, and may have tinnitus (ringing or buzzing in one ear.) Persons with acoustic neuroma may also have problems with vertigo (dizziness), vision, balance I ...
Aneurysms are dilatations of the arteries due to a fault in the vessel wall which triggers an increase in diameter and carries the risk of rupture and massive internal bleeding. A cerebral aneurysm, also known as intracranial aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel in the brain. It can be congenital, but they can also be traumatic cause, tumor, for arteriosclerosis, by common infectious cause or drug consumption. Depending on the shape of the aneurysm are divided into secular, fusiform, and use as side; They may also be classified by size. All aneurysms may be complicated by rupture of the vessel and cause bleeding in the brain, causing a stroke acidente, which can cause irreversible nerve damage. Aneurysms are asymptomatic, symptoms only when they break, causing intense headaches, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck, seizures or sudden loss of consciousness. For diagnosis, several tests such as angiography or CT are used, and the treatment depends on the size of the aneurysm and associated risk factors. There are several alternatives for both conservative and surgical treatment, which must evaluate a neurosurgeon. ...
It is any intervention that treats problems in the brain and surrounding structures. It may be necessary to intervene a tumor, bleeding from trauma, blood vessel problems, infections of the brain, cranial pressure and certain diseases such as epilepsy and Parkinson's. ...
The diathermocoagulation is a diathermy type consisting of a therapeutic method of cauterizing tissue or heating based on the use of different high frequency current for coagulation cell treated area. Generally this treatment is used in various types of disorders or diseases: surgery and is applied in various treatments such as deep tissue removal or excision of cervical polyps, as well as the destruction of some pathological structures which can be generated in different organs such as the bladder, digestive tract, etc; dermatology used for repairing various skin lesions such as warts, or destruction of angiomas, warts, fibroids, among others. The advantages of this technique is that it manages coagulation and removing tissue causing minimal damage to the surrounding areas. ...
The diskectomy is a surgery that is performed when the patient has a herniated disk in one of his spine. That is, when the pad to help separate the vertebrae (bones of the spine) has emerged, wholly or partially, from its place. This causes back pain that spreads to the legs and causes severe muscle weakness. The surgical procedure can remove part or all of this pad to end the pain. To carried out the surgery (which takes about two hours) hospitalization and spinal or general anesthesia is required. The specialist makes a cut in the back and through a microscope, locate damaged discs; once removed, suture the wound with stitches or staples. ...
Encompasses all interventions from inside the nose, cisualizando or manipulating the structures through optical instruments. Its obejtivo treat injuries or abnormalities that alter the normal function of the nose, or its adjoining structures. ...
Epilepsy surgery is a procedure that is performed when patients with epilepsy not adequately respond to drugs, which happens approximately 20% of cases. That is why their quality of life is severely affected by this ailment. The surgical technique used to depend on each patient and involves removing the part of the brain that produces these seizures provided that this is not brain areas necessary for the proper functioning of the body is injured. It should be noted that there is also a benign tumor called acoustic neuroma, grows in the nerve connecting the ear to the brain, and can cause epileptic outbreaks, which should not be confused with this disease suffer chronically. Having said tumor removed by surgery, causing symptoms disappear forever. ...
Movement disorders encompass all neurological diseases and abnormalities involving alterations in speed and coordination of the movement of a person. In most cases, the original is movement disorders by a dysfunction of the basal ganglia and various diseases in different brain areas, but also may be due to injury caused by autoimmune diseases or the administration of some drugs. Depending on the cause of every movement disorder, the treatment will be different and personalized, although in most cases it is only intended to relieve symptoms. There are different types of movement disorders, depending on the degree of involvement and their characteristics: hypokinetic, where the movement is reduced; or hyperkinetic, causing excessive involuntary activity. As tics and tremors. Some of the best known diseases is Parkinson's disease, the restless legs syndrome, or ataxia. ...
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by the presence of distressing thoughts (obsessions) and recurrent and stereotyped behaviors (compulsions) behaviors persistently over time, causing anxiety and impairment of daily life. Depending on the severity of OCD, many patients are treated by combining psychotherapy with antidepressant prescription drugs. But in some patients this therapy is not effective, in which case the call TOC surgery, consisting of stimulation of certain areas of the brain to control neurotransmitter imbalance causing this disorder is performed. To this end, radio frequency waves that produce a continuous and rhythmic discharge are used. ...
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