Dr. Vicente Carratalá Baixauli
• More than 10 years of experience• Deputy Medical Traumatology Service of Union Mutual (2007 - present) • Under the COT Chiron Medical Unit. Chiron Hospital of Valencia. ( 2007- present)• Guard medical specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology Hospital Universitari La Fe (2007 - present).• Fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital ( New York). Dr Hausman. Upper Limb Unit• Fellow in Badia Hand to Shoulder Center ( Dr Alejandro Badia ), Miami ( Florida),• Fellow at The Hand Institute ( Dr Jorge Orbay ), Miami ( Florida),• Resident physician in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of HU Faith• Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology Revolving in Clinica del Pilar - ISAKOS Approved Teaching Center of Barcelona and Catalana Mutual Footballers Federation led by Dr. Ramon Cugat Bertomeu• Osteoporosis Group Collaboration in the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine, Study on the prevalence of vertebral fractures in patients with hip fracture • Collaboration with GIOS Osteoporosis Study Group ...
• Superior Unit Member. Specializing in arthroscopic surgery of hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder
• Professor and Director in several courses wrist arthroscopy, elbow and shoulder• Lecturer in Pathology of wrist table at the XXIII Congress SVMEFR: New Techniques in wrist surgery. Valencia 7 to 8 March 2014 • Speaker and Monitor I Course wrist arthroscopy. Complutense University 16 to 17 January 2014. Madrid Lecture: Arthroscopic Treatment of scaphoid fractures• Director of the First Conference of arthroscopic wrist surgery. May 24 2013 Valencia• I Ponente during arthroscopic surgery of Day 24 mayo2013 wrist. Valencia. Lectures: Arthroscopic Treatment of scaphoid fractures and HALT Syndrome. Diagnosis and treatment• Professor in Instructional Course in elbow arthroscopy. XXXI Congress Spanish Arthroscopy Association (AEA ) April 24-27 2013 San Sebastian• Speaker at panel of experts: Arthroscopy of the elbow. Osteochondral lesions. Arthroscopic Management. XXXI Congress Spanish Arthroscopy Association (AEA ) April 24-27 2013 San Sebastian• Speaker at: Mesa experts elbow surgery. Elbow instability. XII Congress Spanish Society for Surgery of Shoulder and March 2013 Codo.7-8 Toledo• XXX Congress organizing committee of the Spanish Arthroscopy Association, 9-11 May 2012 Valencia• Speaker at table arthroscopic elbow arthroscopic treatment techniques of distal biceps ruptures.. XXX Spanish Arthroscopy Association Congress, 9-11 May 2012 Valencia• Shoulder Speaker during Valencia Expert Forum, March 31 - April 1y2 2011 Lecture: Repair of multidireccional.Plicaturas capsular instability. • Speaker at the arthroscopic Techniques course step by step in knee injuries: Biomechanics of the anterior cruciate ligament. Organized by Smith&Nephew and Dr Eduardo Sanchez Alepuz. Valencia 27, 28, 29 May 2010• Speaker at the traumatic hand and wrist pathology course: Current treatment of scaphoid nonunion Organized by Union Mutual. Castellon 11 to 12 June 2009• Speaker at the 2nd year arthroscopic shoulder surgery shoulder arthroscopic portals Organized by Union Mutual. Castellon 6 to 8 November 2008 ...
• Bachelor of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University. Tarragona, 2000.• Specialty Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University Hospital La Fe. Valencia, 2007.
Publications and conferences
• Participation in numerous publications, presentations and international conferences
Recognition and awards
• Prize for the best publication 2011 in the Journal of the Spanish Association of Arthroscopy: Comparison of clinical results rotadoren cuff repair versus double row single row in patients with workers' compensation• Germ septical identification in Bone Surgery. Prospective study of 35 cases 25 Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society • With the BIOMET Awarded POSTER PRIZE. Subtalar Osteoarthritis left. Osteoarthritis SECOT Awards 2003 in pictures ...
• Spanish Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology ( SECOT )• Wrist Arthroscopy European Society ( EWAS ) • International Society of Sports Traumatology of the Hand ( ISSPORTH )• Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of Valencia ( SOTOCAV )• Spanish Arthroscopy Association (AEA )• Spanish Society of Traumatology Labor ( SETLA ) ...
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The carpal tunnel or canal Connection is an area located in the anterior aspect of the wrist, crossed by numerous tendons. When this tunnel is reduced The carpal tunnel or canal Connection is an area located in the anterior aspect of the wrist, crossed by numerous tendons. When this tunnel is reduced for any reason, increases the pressure inside and the median nerve ( which runs from the forearm into the hand ) is also compressed. This causes known as carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy caused by the realization of repetitive movements of hands and wrists. Patients with this pathology suffer pain in the wrist and forearm, sensation of numbness, cramps and tingling in the thumb and forefinger, especially fingers. This syndrome should be treated by surgery carpal tunnel to avoid the appearance of weakness and atrophy in some muscles of the hand as well as clumsiness in handling objects. The operation consists carpal tunnel release the nerve and is performed both open or conventional manner, as by endoscopy. The pain after surgery disappears in a few days and the rest of the symptoms are decreasing in the short term, depending on the severity of the injury. In addition, carpal tunnel rehabilitation after surgery is necessary, by performing specific exercises hand movements or physiotherapy. ...
Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique that allows direct look inside joints and treat some lesions without opening the affected area Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique that allows direct look inside joints and treat some lesions without opening the affected areas. Furthermore, arthroscopy allows faster patient recovery. To perform this surgery, video cameras, lenses small and small-caliber instruments that can be introduced into the joints without causing damage are used. Among the different types of arthroscopic elbow arthroscopy there, used to treat injuries such as epicondylitis or tennis elbow, elbow bursitis, sequelae of fractures, moderate stiffness, elbow synovitis and articular loose bodies. ...
Epicondylitis is an elbow injury that often suffer from people doing jobs that involve repetitive arm movements such as tennis players. Therefore, he Epicondylitis is an elbow injury that often suffer from people doing jobs that involve repetitive arm movements such as tennis players. Therefore, he is also known as tennis elbow. This condition affects the muscles and tendons located on the outside of the elbow. The clearest symptom is swelling and pain in the area, which can spread to other muscles near the elbow. Usually, the trouble is most noticeable during working hours and after the completion of efforts like picking up objects by hand, which sometimes causes the patient lack of strength in his forearm. The usual treatment includes rest, ice, medication management, stretching, compression or point of pain with an elbow strap. ...
The elbow fracture occurs when there is a break in one or more of the bones of the elbow. The main cause of this injury is usually a trauma to th The elbow fracture occurs when there is a break in one or more of the bones of the elbow. The main cause of this injury is usually a trauma to the elbow bones, which can be caused by a fall on an outstretched arm, fell directly on the elbow, a direct blow or twist exceeds the normal range of motion. Other factors that increase the options of having an elbow fracture are advanced age, reduced muscle mass, osteoporosis and excessive practice of certain sports. The general symptoms of an elbow fracture is pain, swelling and bruising around the elbow, numbness in the fingers, hand or forearm; decreased range of motion; and visible bulge. The course of treatment varies with the severity of the injury, but may require surgery. ...
Growth factors are proteins of multiple types, as cells that manufacture, which empelan by its regenerative and anti-inflammatory capacity. In practice trauma Growth Factors platelet derived for preventing and treating injuries its wide action in cells of various tissues are applied. ...
A hand fracture is a break in one or more of the bones of the hand (metacarpals and phalanges). The phalanges are the bones of the fingers, and the metacarpals form your knuckles and connect the hand to the wrist. The causes of a broken hand may be direct blows to the area, falls on the back of the hand or muscle stress. Symptoms of injury are pain in the hand, limb deformity, inability to move or bear weight difficulty, hand numbness, swelling ... Some hand fractures require the use of a splint or cast, and others need surgery. Generally, the patient can return to work or sports activities approximately six to eight weeks after the fracture. ...
Tendinitis is irritation and inflammation of the tendon, this is the structure that joins muscle to bone. Tendonitis wrist or hand is one of the most common and is an inflammation of the tendons is usually caused by a repetitive action that requires a joint overuse or a twist. The most obvious symptom is pain in the joint that can be reflected in the fingers and palmar area. The goal of treatment is to reduce pain and inflammation. For this, the affected area with a splint or cast artculación is immobilized. ...
The scaphoid is one of the hand bones found in the thumb area, one of those most often injured. A fall or sudden stretching can cause a fracture in the scaphoid of the hand. The recognizable symptoms of this injury are pain and swelling of the wrist. Likewise, any pressure on the bone causes intense pain to the patient. In some cases, the scaphoid fracture causes only mild discomfort and some pain in the area. But sometimes scaphoid fracture is difficult to detect because it can be mistaken for a simple sprained wrist. The treatment involves placing a cast on hand to hold steady wrist, although it is also possible to use surgery, depending on the case. ...
Shoulder arthroscopy is a practice of minimally invasive surgery that allows you to see directly inside the joint and work within it, without opening it. Only a few small cuts in the skin, about one centimeter each are made. Shoulder arthroscopy can treat injuries such as rotator cuff impingement syndrome, shoulder instability, SLAP lesions, articular cartilage injuries, chronic synovitis, shoulder stiffness and some types of fractures. Recovery can take between one and six months and probably the patient must wear splints during the first week. For many procedures, physical therapy may help regain motion and strength of the shoulder. ...
The shoulder dislocation is an injury that occurs when the humeral head (the main arm bone) slips out of the joint cavity. Usually the result of a direct blow to the shoulder or a fall in the whole body on the extension arm rests. It is a painful injury that prevents moving the arm. Sometimes the humerus comes to tear the capsule that surrounds and damages the ligaments of the shoulder, making projecting the bulk of the humeral head. They are more likely to suffer an injury that people who practice certain sports, like judo, hockey, rugby, skiing and handball. Usually, to treat dislocated shoulder sling is placed on the arm for at least four weeks. Next, it is advisable to do rehabilitation exercises to strengthen the muscles in the area. If the injury is repeated frequently, surgery may be necessary. ...
Tendinitis means inflammation of a tendon, in which micro cracks and areas of necrosis. The shoulder tendinitis can affect especially the long head of the brachial biceps and muscles called the rotator cuff: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. The main causes of this injury include age, repetitive in certain work activities or throwing sports movement, and poor blood supply to the tendons of the supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscles, a fact that favors degenerative processes. Symptoms of shoulder tendinitis are inflammatory pain, the pressure on the tendon, pain in performing active movements of the shoulder and pain upon stretching the muscle tendon. The appropriate treatment for shoulder tendonitis is physiotherapy. ...
Understanding the elbow nerve it is known as cubital tunnel syndrome. It is the erosion of a nerve (ulnar), which travels from the neck to the hand and who is responsible for the function of different hand muscles and sensation in the ring and little fingers. When the ulnar nerve is compressed produces what we call ulnar nerve compression or entrapment of the ulnar nerve. The patient has pain, tingling, numbness or burning, and sometimes, reduction or exaggeration of feeling in some fingers and medial edge of the forearm. Symptoms worsen to keep bending the elbow. To address this ailment can opt for conservative treatment (changes in activity, use of splints, rest, stretching and vitamin supplements) or surgery. ...
Wrist arthrodesis is a surgical procedure that involves fusing the joints of the hand artificially. This technique achieves the neighboring joints ordered to carry out the functions of the fist and palm. The aim of this operation is to relieve pain, slow the development of the disease, which causes correct deformities, and provide stability to the joint that has been damaged by arthritis or muscle weakness. Although wrist arthrodesis achieved a high degree of improvement in all these areas, it is possible that in some patients the difficulty lifting or doing certain movements keep persisting. Similarly, after the intervention is required recovery time in which the joint use will be limited. ...
Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive technique through small incisions in the skin, which allows access and treat both joint and soft tissue joint injuries. This intervention can diagnose and treat pathologies difficult to define today. Include the development of arthroscopy of the trapeze-metacarpal joint, which can address at an early stage of this joint degeneration. Also, you can treat injuries of ligaments and meniscus of the wrist and fractures. After removing the points physiotherapy treatment, which can last from two to four weeks it is needed. You may require the use of a rigid wristband discontinuous during that period. ...
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