Dr. Rafael Casañas Barrios
• More than 15 years of experience• Otolaryngology specialist privately in Las Palmas (2001 - present) • Surgical specialist level in the Santa Catalina Clinic Las Palmas (present)• Rotation at the Institute of Otology Dr. García-Ibáñez (Barcelona, May-July 2001)• Rotation at the Hospital of the Child Jesus (Madrid, March-April 1999)• Specialist in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery via MIR at the University Hospital of La Princesa in Madrid (May 1997 - May 2001) ...
• ENT teacher for 5th year students of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Madrid, at the University Hospital La Princesa.• Monitor pharmacology practices for students of 3rd year of medicine at the University of Las Palmas (1990-1991)
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Las Palmas (October 1988 - June 1994)• Doctor of Medicine and Surgery degree with Cum Laude from the University of Salamanca (November 2003) • Title approved for work as a general practitioner in the European Union• Specialist in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (March 2004)• Students of various courses related to their specialty• research competence obtained at the University of Salamanca (July 2003)• Microsurgery course of ear and temporal bone dissection at the Institute of otology Dr. García-Ibáñez (Barcelona, July 2001)• rhinosinusal workshop endoscopic dissection at the Institute of otology Dr. García-Ibáñez (Barcelona, November 2000)• dissection workshop rhinosinusal endonasal microsurgery and endoscopic surgery at the Hospital of the Red Creu, Barcelona (December 1999)• Course in micro surgery in otology in Georges Portmann Institute (Bordeaux, France, July 2000)• Basic Course temporal bone dissection and initiation in otologic surgery at the Ramon y Cajal Hospital (Madrid, May 2000)• "The normal and pathological voice clinic, diagnosis and treatment" at the University Clinical Hospital (Madrid, May 1998)• "Radiosurgery" by Prof. Agustin del Hurdle (Madrid, June 2000)• II International Course of Rhinology (Salamanca, May 1997)• Course I electrografía clinic at the University of Las Palmas (Las Palmas, November 1991)• "Program update rational use of antimicrobials" (January-December 2011) ...
Publications and conferences
• Author of numerous articles related to his specialty• Assistant to many national and international congresses scope • Poster: "Laryngeal Injuries: graphic documentation" (Ciudad Real, 2000)• Poster: "Laryngeal Tuberculosis Report of a case and review of literature." (Madrid, 2000)• Poster: "Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoam A case report and literature review." (Barcelona, 2000)• Poster: "Meningoencephalocele A rare nasal cavity mass." (Barcelona, 2000)• Poster: "intracranial rare complication of otitis media" (Madrid, 1999)• Poster: "sinonasal tumors of a case." (Madrid, 1999)• Poster: "Nasal manifestations in AIDS patients" (Barcelona, 2000)• Poster: "Sinus Tumours: our experience" (Barcelona, 2000)• Poster: "Puncture-FNA of salivary glands" (Madrid, 1999)• Poster: "PEATC in child population descriptive study of nine years." (Madrid, 1999)• Poster: "extramedullary plasmacytoma sinonasal location Apropos of a case and review of literature." (Barcelona, 2001)• Oral communication: "oropharyngeal parotid tumor of origin" (Barcelona, 2001)• Presentation: "Lift open maxillary sinus: surgical technique, contraindications and complications Success-failure of implants Results to 5 years..." presented at the Second Symposium of Implantology Atlantic (Las Palmas, March 2009)• Poster: "Maxillo-mandibular impingement, little known cause of migraine headache" presented at the 39th Meeting of the Spanish Society of Pediatric Neurology (May 2016)• Co-author of "Anatomy of the airway. Implications anesthetic management" Act. Anest. Reanim. Vol. 10, No. 3, pp 106-114 (2000)• Preparation protocol "neck masses. Protocol diagnostic management" for distribution at the University Hospital of La Princesa in Madrid• Member of the organizing committee of the "XV Congress of the Canarian Society of ORL" held in Las Palmas (October 2010) ...
Recognition and awards
• second prize for the best poster award: "Lump and neck mass laringea What is your diagnosis.?" (Madrid, 2000)• Nomination for second prize for the poster "Difficulties in pediatric bronchoscopy rigid bodies" (Madrid, 2000)
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The dysphonia is a disorder characterized by an alteration of the timbre of the voice, which can be due to various organic or functional causes of the The dysphonia is a disorder characterized by an alteration of the timbre of the voice, which can be due to various organic or functional causes of the larynx and vocal cords. When it occurs in children, can come from neurological disorders, malformations of the larynx, laryngeal papillomas caused by viral infections, or overly strain your voice. The latter is the most common cause that causes dysphonia in adults, and that untreated hyperfunction voice can produce other pathologies such as nodules or polyps on the vocal cords. In addition, other factors that can trigger dysphonia:grastroesofagico reflux, smoking, infections such as laryngitis or tuberculosis, neurological disorders or tumors of the larynx. Both children and adults, chronic afonia requires a medical exam to diagnose any disorder that lengthen more than two weeks, both to rule out any serious injury to prevent dysphonia become a chronic afonia and resulting in a total loss of voice. In dysphonia force generated by voice or by infections and viruses, rest and anti-inflammatory will be required, depending on the case, therapy with a speech therapist to teach the patient to use the voice well and rehabilitate. ...
Encompasses all interventions from inside the nose, cisualizando or manipulating the structures through optical instruments. Its obejtivo treat injuri 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. ...
Nasal polyps or nasal polyps are some benign tumors that form on the inside of the nose or sinuses by inflammation of the mucosa. The cause of po Nasal polyps or nasal polyps are some benign tumors that form on the inside of the nose or sinuses by inflammation of the mucosa. The cause of polyps is unknown, but is associated with allergies, asthma, sinusitis or cystic fibrosis. Polyps are the size of a grape and can completely block the nasal passages, resulting in the inability to patient breathing, loss of smell and taste, headache and nasal deformities. Treatment with medications such as steroid nasal sprays, tablets corticosteroids or antibiotics, only helps relieve the symptoms of nasal polyposis. Polyps can be removed by surgery endoscopically, but in many cases recur over time. ...
Radiofrequency nasal surgery is a surgical procedure that involves the use of energy at low power and low temperature to repair certain diseases of t Radiofrequency nasal surgery is a surgical procedure that involves the use of energy at low power and low temperature to repair certain diseases of the nasal passages, especially the turbinate hypertrophy which causes nasal blockage. The surgery is performed under local anesthesia and usually lasts between five and fifteen minutes, tops. This technique begins by inserting a thin radiofrequency probe through the nostrils. The radiofrequency energy helps reduce the size of the turbinates without causing injury to the nasal mucosa, as it is applied by a cold electrodes. After surgery, the patient will take a nasal packing for a day at least. Turbinate hypertrophy can also be treated with endoscopic surgery or laser surgery. ...
Infant Otolaryngology is the medical specialty that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all the problems identified in the ear, nose, pharynx and larynx in children. Within this field, there are diseases which affect almost exclusively to children. The conditions that most often are usually treated in child otorhinolaryngology are hearing problems, ear infections, allergies, tonsillitis, adenoids, language problems, apnea, snoring, sinusitis, swallowing disorders and cysts or malformations in the head and neck. Prevent the development of any of these conditions is crucial for the child to grow correctly from a physical, intellectual and social. In addition, symptoms of different diseases can occur in children differently from adults. ...
Sinusitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the sinuses, cavities located behind the forehead, cheeks and eyes. This condition can be caused by an infection (viral or bacterial) or by a fungus and can be divided into acute sinusitis or chronic sinusitis. Symptoms in both cases are the same: pain or pressure in the head, sore throat, stuffy and runny nose, loss of smell, fever, malaise, bad breath and coughing. The difference is that in acute sinusitis symptoms up to four weeks manifested, while chronic symptoms can last more than three months. Usually it sinusitis heals by itself, but may be given antibiotics. Sometimes, the patient may require surgery if the symptoms do not go away with treatment. ...
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