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bone elongation

Orthopaedic Surgery

What is bone elongation? The better known as limb lengthening (tibia, femur and humerus), bone elongation covers a range of surgical techniques aimed at increasing the length of a bone segment. Usually it is done by techniques which involve cutting the bone (osteotomy and corticotomy) and progressively extend the reparative callus which occurs in the normal body repair attempt. To perform this progressive lengthening is necessary to use...

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Baby Led Weaning (BLW)

Pediatrics

The Baby Lead Weaning is an alternative method of initiation to the complementary feeding of the babies once the mother's milk can not provide all the necessary nutrients for the correct infantile development, as for example it can be the iron.

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Babybirth

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Childbirth is the time when childbirth occurs by leaving the womb, when nine months of gestation are met, as a rule, although they may occur prematurely. It is considered that labor starts when irregular uterine contractions and continuously, which are progressively increased in frequency and intensity appear. Alongside contractions, physiological changes in the cervix that eventually causing delivery. The pregnant woman should be moved...

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Back injuries

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Back Pain

Orthopaedic Surgery

Low back pain or back pain in the lower back is a pathology caused by various factors, such as excessive stress or poor posture. Less common are low back pain caused by more serious problems like herniated discs. The low back pain is usually because the lumbar spine, the final segment of the spine, has endured excessive weight. The main symptom of this injury is pain that is usually located in the lower back, and sometimes can reach legs. This pathology may cause alterations in the different...

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Bad practice

Psychiatry

Malpractice refers to professional liability for negligent acts. Meanwhile, medical malpractice is an act performed poorly by a health care provider that eventually causes injury to the patient. A malpractice can lead to a lawsuit. This must be based on four points: there should be a legal duty on the part of the accused of malpractice, the statutory duty must have been breached, the breach must have caused an injury, damage and there must be (a physical, financial or emotional loss ).

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Balanoposthitis

Urology

Balanitis is an inflammatory disease that occurs on the surface of the glans and foreskin. The causes can be bacterial infection or irritation. The most common symptoms are: swelling; itch; erythema; pain; irritation; presence of vesicles; narrowing of the foreskin (phimosis); difficulty urinating; bleeding. Treatment is usually based topical antimicrobials or creams containing cortisone. In particularly severe cases, the patient will have to undergo circumcision surgery.

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Balanoposthitis

Urology

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Bariatric Surgery

Surgery

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Barotrauma

Otolaringology

What is Barotrauma? Barotrauma is an ear damage caused by barometric changes of air or water. It occurs when there are changes in altitude (when traveling by plane or drive through the mountains and also when diving). The air pressure in the middle ear is almost always equal to the air outside the body. Eustachian tube is the connection between the middle ear, the back of the nose and upper throat. When we swallow or yawn the Eustachian tube opens to allow air in and out of the...

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