|Progress of Endoscopic Hernia Surgery in Ciego de Ávila
2012.04.13 - 09:52:47 / email@example.com / Translated by: JC Caballero
Ciego de Ávila, Cuba.- Seven patients from that central Cuban province have been benefited by the Endoscopic Hernia Surgery, according to information announced during the second workshop and course on that surgical procedure that is being held at the Dr. Anatonio Luaces Iraola Hospital.
The aforementioned activities are orientated to specialists and residents of the General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery and Anesthesiology departments from the Central provinces with the participation of invited professors such as Dr. Martín R. herrmann, professor of Endoscopic Surgery and member of the boarding director of MediCuba Suiza (Switzerland) and doctor of Medical Sciences, Jorge Abraham Arap, who is the vice-president of the Cuban Association of Surgery.
During the meeting, the participants will receive conferences about the anatomical basis of laparoscopy of the inguinal hernia, Abraham techniques and minimum-access surgery that is part of the surgery service in the Dr. Antonio Luaces Iraola, Provincial Educational Hospital.
Other conferences such as the one on the minimum-access Inguinal Hernia surgery, anesthetic considerations in a patient who has undergone the endoscopy-hernia surgery will be part of the debate to be carried out by the more than 30 specialists that are attending the aforementioned workshop and course.
On the other hand, Martín R. Hermann, who is professor of Endoscopic Surgery and member of the boarding director of MediCuba Suiza, praised the progresses of the Cuban health in this kind of surgery despite the current limitations of the island to acquire the necessary resources that are very limited.
This type of surgery has its advantages for the patient such as less painful one, less time in the hospital and better results, R . Herrmann stated.
Dr. Kadir Lezcano González, coordinator of the event, pointed out that the minimum-access surgery began to be carried out in the aforementioned provincial hospital in 1998 and nowadays its program includes the removal of ovaries, endoscopic procedure, minimum-access surgeries in the esophagus, laparoscopic-surgical sterilizations, as well as a recent treatment through the video-thorax surgery. By Luis Falcón Saavedra