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Ankle arthrodesis

Orthopaedic Surgery

Ankle arthrodesis is an operation performed to correct a deformity or arthritis unhealed injuries or to relieve pain in the ankle. The fusion welding the two bones that form the joint.

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antiphospholipid syndrome

Immunology

The immune system protects the body from foreign cells. Lymphocytes and antibodies are responsible for responding to viruses, bacteria, parasites, etc. Sometimes the immune system fails and attacks the cells themselves, talk of autoimmune diseases. In pregnancy happens only something the immune system of the mother accepts the foreign cells of the embryo without attacking. When the rejects and attacks an abortion occurs. The antiphospholipid syndrome is...

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ARM

Radiology

The Angioresonacia (ARM) is a magnetic resonance imaging of blood vessels. Used MRI to study possible diseases of the heart and blood vessels. It is a noninvasive technique, tissues are damaged.

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Abdominal MRI

Radiology

Abdominal MRI is a diagnostic test that is used to create images of the abdominal area. Radiation (X-rays) is used.

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Abdominal pain

Pediatrics

Abdominal pain is a symptom of different diseases. It is the pain felt in the area between the chest and groin. It occurs for different reasons, the main ones are: constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies or intolerances or food poisoning.

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abdominal ultrasound

Gastroenterology

Abdominal ultrasound is a diagnostic test that allows the organs and structures found within the abdominal cavity through the use of ultrasound waves. It also allows interventions simultaneously as drainage of abscesses or take biopsies, and examine the flow inside blood vessels through a special ultrasound called Doppler ultrasound.

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Abdominal wall surgery

Surgery

The abdominal wall surgery is surgery that improves the appearance of the abdominal muscles and flabby, stretched skin. Beyond the aesthetic function, abdominal wall surgery is a procedure used to correct hernias in which the intestine protrudes through a weakness in the abdominal muscles. Today, most operations are performed using laparoscopic surgery.

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Abdominoplasty

Plastic surgery

Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure that handles the extirpation of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen, while reposition and strengthen the muscles of the abdominal wall. This type of abdominal surgery significantly reduces its bulging and flabby appearance, achieving a flat stomach and a slimmer waist. The intervention begins with an incision above the pubic hair area and extends to the hips. Through this cut excess abdominal skin is removed and the abdominal muscles...

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Abnormalities of the craniocervical junction

Neurological Surgery

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.

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Abscesses and boils

Odonthology

The abscess or abscess is an accumulation of pus caused by bacterial infection of the root of a tooth. The origin of the abscess or phlegmon may be different: in a cavity, which has infected inside the tooth, the nerve root and even bone; or periodontal disease has caused the movement of the teeth. The most common symptoms that produces an abscess include pain in the affected area difficult chewing, tooth sensitivity, bitter taste, bad breath, fever and swollen glands in...

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