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Ankle arthrodesis

Orthopaedic surgery

Ankle arthrodesis is an operation performed to correct a deformity orunhealed injuries as a result of arthritis,or to relieve pain in the ankle. Arthrodesis fuses the two bones that form the joint together.

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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

Paediatrics

Abdominal pain is a symptom of a variety of conditions. It is the pain felt in the area between the chest and groin. It occurs for different reasons, some typical causesare: constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies or intolerances and food poisoning.

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Abdominal ultrasound

Gastroenterology

Abdominal ultrasound is a diagnostic test that allows the study of the organs and structures in the abdominal cavity through the use of ultrasound waves. It is possible to carry out simultaneous interventions such as drainage of abscesses or biopsies, and the examination of flow within thee blood vessels through a special ultrasound called Doppler ultrasound.

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Abdominal wall reconstruction

Surgery

Abdominal wall surgery 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 to eliminate excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen, while repositioning and strengthening 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 area and extends to the hips. Excess abdominal skin is removed and the abdominal muscles are strengthened. The patient should...

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Abnormal gait

Neurology

Abnormal gaitare disorders that affect normal walking usually due to injury or disease of the spinal cord, brain, legs or feet. There are several types of abnormal gait and among the most common are:hemiplegic gait, usually caused by brain injury or stroke which causes the patient to walk with one leg and the torso bent to one side; and myopathic gait is a form of gait abnormality in which the waddling caused by the weakness of the muscles of the pelvic...

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Abortion

Obstetrics & gynaecology

An abortion, or induced abortion, is the termination of an unwanted or unviable pregnancy by removing the foetus from the womb. It can be done by medication or can be done surgically, and is a low-risk procedure.

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Ac joint pain

Orthopaedic surgery

The acromioclavicular joint is a joint at the top of the shoulder. It is the junction between the acromion and the clavicle.

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Accidents at work

Forensic medicine

The medical expert to determine the accidents suffered damage in the accident

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