Archive for the ‘Surgery’ Category

Discussing Your Options for Rhinoplasty

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

There are millions of people who undergo rhinoplasty surgeries each year. In most cases these procedures are done to improve or enhance the appearance of a person’s nose. During the procedure the surgeon will modify or add tissue to the nasal cartilages and bones in order to improve upon the actual physical appeal of the nose. The rhinoplasty procedure is also used in cases of fracture or trauma to the nose. The procedure can be used to both enhance the appearance of the nose and change it to be more appealing or to restore its prior appearance.

In order to have a successful surgery and achieve the desired results there are certain things you should do prior to the surgery. Talking to your surgeon is a great place to start. You should ensure that your expectations for the surgery are clear and they should tell you if the expectations you have are realistic. Many times patients will end up disappointed with the results because they never clearly stated their expectations to their surgeon. Also, you should follow all doctors’ instructions prior to the procedure to avoid any complications that may arise. This includes avoiding aspirin and anti-inflammatory products as well as not smoking or drinking directly before the procedure. (more…)

Cosmetic surgery of the nose

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

The cosmetic surgery of the nose are undoubtedly among the most requested ever: the shape of the nose, in fact, largely depends on the harmony of the face, facial beauty, therefore having a nose proportionate is considered by many people really important.

Cosmetic surgery of the nose, technically referred to as Rhinoplasty, can cover a wide range of interventions or rather, of somewhat similar in features, but which have as purpose to correct different aesthetic defects of this part of the face.

Very often, the cosmetic surgery of nose aims to eliminate anti-aesthetic gibe present on the back of the nose: the nose shape, thus the harmony of facial profile, is undoubtedly a very important aspect for the beauty of the person, man or woman.

Cosmetic surgery of the nose

A nose can also be excessively voluminous, both in length and in width, therefore, an intervention of cosmetic surgery may be necessary in this sense, or the nasal septum can be deviated, and therefore require corrective action.

It should be pointed out also that the cosmetic surgery of the nose may be carried out both in the case where the nose of the present due to imperfections of various types of traumatic events, such as the breakage of the nasal septum, both in the case in which the nose has a shape natural unpleasant. (more…)

Aesthetic medicine

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

The aesthetic medicine is aimed at those people who while loving and willing to take care of their beauty refused for fear or for other problems, contact the cosmetic surgery. The cosmetic medicine, in fact, allows you to be able to act on the face without resorting to the use of scalpels and anesthesia.

aesthetic medicine

Aesthetic medicine is increasingly preferred to cosmetic surgery, because of using special treatments that are performed through the use of injections can be made ​​of the aesthetic touches, without the risk of postoperative scars and suffer a require any intervention.

The most common treatments that you can do with the aesthetic medicine are: fillers, botulinum toxin or botox, peels, laser treatments, lymphatic drainage, but also follow other aesthetic medicine interventions such as pressure therapy, Carboxitherapy, RF, microdermabrasion, mesotherapy. These treatments are usually required to treat skin blemishes, aging, or due to excess weight. (more…)

Gastric bypass surgery for obesity

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Many times the level of obesity that has reached a person makes it impossible to weight loss, can be achieved with a simple diet, which is more stringent. A gastric bypass, also known as bariatric surgery, may be the solution.

gastric bypass surgery for obesity

This is a procedure that results in a reduction of the stomach that will literally impossible for the patient to eat more food than necessary for the proper functioning of your body.

Thus, the patient will have a much smaller stomach; you must eat less to achieve satiety.

Usually only recommend this type of surgery, which involves half a degree of complexity, patients whose life is endangered because of their very overweight (called “morbid obesity”). Gastric Bypass is the last resort before that his disease could cost him his life. (more…)

Beating bunions

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

With the pace of life we have today, from one place to another without stopping, foot, who spend their lives locked up in shoes, suffering constantly. It is therefore often need to be scratches and other problems. Here we tell you how to combat health bunions.

beat bunions

Bunions are one of the worst enemies that have the feet. In addition, it is estimated that over 60% of the population suffers bunions, a problem with a hereditary component.

Among the measures to combat bunions we find anti-inflammatory drugs and analgesics. This is one of the most immediate alternative, as alleviate the pain is the first thing to do. Similarly, physical therapy exercises can be done. Another option for addressing the bunions going to bring that template to make mulch foot on the shoe, particularly templates felt. (more…)

Breakthrough breast cancer

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Good news in regards to the fight against breast cancer. Combination therapy with biologic drugs before surgery, tumor removal achieved in half the cases. This is the result of an investigation called Neo-ALTTO that has been developed in 130 centers in 26 countries and a population of 455 patients.

breast cancer news

Women elected to develop this study were carriers of a tumor positive ErbB2/HER2, one of the most aggressive and worse prognosis and therefore at higher risk of mortality or relapse. This tumor affects 25% of patients with breast cancer and almost half of women younger than 40. (more…)

Arteriovenous fistula

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

The AVF is considered the best surgical approach to conventional hemodialysis. It is defined as the anastomosis latero-lateral or latero-terminal of an artery and a vein in the vicinity.

I – Anatomophysiological Recalls:
The anatomy of the veins of the arms is quite variable from one individual to another, but there is, however, four superficial veins used: The cephalic vein, basilic, ulnar and radial. The preliminary study by the surgeon, vessels, is essential to achieving a quality FAV. The assessment will first be clinically by palpation of the pulse examination of veins with and without tourniquet, study of their discharge. It may be necessary to achieve an ultrasound or venography, especially in diabetics. The Allen’s test seems unnecessary.

It is essential to require teams of nurses, to maintain maximum capital of the renal vein, at any stage, by avoiding any aspiration or infusion of these veins.

II – Surgery:
The plexus block by axillary or subclavian is the most used, promoting vasoplegia. Sometimes local anesthesia with or without neuroleptanalgesia may be indicated, general anesthesia is reserved for some special cases, as it almost always accompanied by hypotension embarrassing perception clinic. (more…)

Retraining the penis

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

When for any reason the penis stops spontaneous erections, it’s time to start treating the problem. Indeed, by dint of not regularly pass through this state charitable erection, the penis may lack oxygen and the risk of losing their erectile reflex, and therefore lose their elasticity, and even reduce their size.

For the same reasons doctors propose a re-education Penis active. The clearest example is when men undergo prostate surgery. When a surgeon operates on a patient’s prostate, try not to touch the nerves of erection, not to alter the sexual possibilities of the patient.

But even being among hands an excellent surgeon, for a time longer have erections. This is normal, because of the impact experienced operative. Indeed, the nerves are affected after the manipulation necessary to treat the prostate, and need time to function again properly. (more…)

Resort to surgery to lose weight

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Losing weight often becomes an obsession for people who really only have a few extra kilos, but there are those who use any method because weight loss reduces risk cardiovascular or some other disease like diabetes.

weight loss surgery

This kind of belief makes them resort to surgery, which is totally a hoax, as such liposuction decreases the volume and remove a few kilos but no are achieved with her benefits level heart or metabolic who did get through diet and exercise.

The Liposuction making is eliminate fat cells complete found beneath the skin but does not reduce the size of those remaining nor does it remove the fat that is accumulated in other tissues. (more…)

Obesity Surgery

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Many people who have taken the decision to have surgery to lose weight are in the choice between different options like the band gastric bypass, intragastric balloon, etc..

The first is to discuss the matter with the specialist, who is best suited to provide information on different types of surgery and what is the best suited to each case. However, having information about the advantages and disadvantages of each type of surgery will give a broader view on the subject.

Obesity Surgery

It is necessary to note that there is no intervention better than another, all have their pros and cons, the decision in any case will depend on various factors such as current weight, ability to control what you eat, health status, among other variables.

Currently, surgery is most commonly practiced gastric bypass, but for some people the best choice might be the so-called gastric banding and biliopancreatic diversion for others.

Consider then some characteristics of the most important weight-loss surgery:

  • The intragastric balloon: This is a non-surgical procedure is performed by placing a balloon in the stomach which is then filled with a liquid. This makes the remaining space for food and maintains a sense of satiety.
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