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Glaucoma drainage device implant surgery

Glaucoma drainage device implant surgery

WHAT DOES THE TREATMENT INVOLVE? It’s a surgical procedure for the treatment of glaucoma that involves inserting a tube to connect the intraocular tube with a device (that may or may not have a valve) located below the conjunctiva to drain the aqueous humour from the eye. WHEN IS THIS TREATMENT INDICATED? Generally, it is used for glaucoma where other…

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Центр офтальмологии Барракер/ Barraquer участвует в новаторском проекте по имплантации новой искусственной сетчатки глаза.

Центр офтальмологии Барракер/ Barraquer участвует в новаторском проекте по имплантации новой искусственной сетчатки глаза.

В отличие от других материалов, графеновая сетчатка усиливает стимуляцию сетчатки и обеспечивает большую остроту зрения. Опытные хирурги Центра офтальмологии Барракер/ Barraquer начинают один из последних экспериментальных этапов. Фонд Барракера/ La Fundación Barraquer вместе с Каталонским институтом нанонауки и нанотехнологий (ICN2), Институтом фотонных наук (ICFO), Институтом физики высоких энергий (IFAE) и Парижским институтом зрения участвует в новаторском технологическом проекте по имплантации…

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What is endoscopic lumbar surgery?

What is endoscopic lumbar surgery?

Endoscopic spine surgery is an alternative to conventional open microdiscectomy surgery that can be considered for certain types of herniated disc. Endoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgical treatment, and as such, has the advantages of reducing the manipulation of soft tissues, bone and ligament structures, which means less postoperative pain, and no destabilizing effect on the lumbar spine. WHAT…

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ADR Surgery

ADR Surgery

At Instituto Clavel they have more than 20 years of experience in artificial disc replacement (ADR) surgeries. The high success rate of this technique allows our patients to increase their quality of life. WHAT IS ADR SURGERY? ADR surgery is a surgical procedure in which a degenerated intervertebral disc is removed and replaced with an artificial implant that mimics the…

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What is tumor resection?

What is tumor resection?

Tumor resection is a medical procedure to eliminate and remove the tissue of a tumor. WHAT CASES IS IT USED FOR? Not all cases of brain tumors are apt for aggressive surgical treatment with surgical resection. There are tumors that diffusely infiltrate brain tissue without defined limits, such as many primary brain lymphomas, or diffuse high-grade gliomas, when the affected…

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What is brain biopsy

What is brain biopsy

Brain biopsy is a procedure in which a fragment of brain tissue is taken for laboratory analysis, as the most precise method for making an accurate diagnosis of the pathology suffered by the patient. WHEN IS IT USED? In most cases, brain biopsy is used to study brain tumors or lesions that can simulate them like brain abscesses. Less frequently,…

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It is neccessary to operate on a benign brain tumor?

It is neccessary to operate on a benign brain tumor?

Benign brain tumors are primary, noncancerous tumors. Their growth is much slower and they are usually respectful of nearby brain tissue, but they can produce symptoms and can evolve over time. The neurosurgeons at Instituto Clavel explain here if it is necessary to operate on a benign brain tumor or not. The answer to whether a benign brain tumor must…

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Hospital Clinic, the only hospital to perform robotic cardiovascular surgery in Spain

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona is the only center in Spain that has begun to perform robotic cardiovascular surgeries with the Da Vinci robot. Doctors Daniel Pereda and Elena Sandoval, from the Clínic Cardiovascular Institute, have so far performed 14 interventions with this technique, all of them successful. Most of these interventions were mitral valve repair surgeries. However, this type of…

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