General Surgery becomes a medical specialty that is concerned with the study of pathophysiological mechanisms, diagnoses and treatments of diseases that can be surgically approached, that is, it is when a surgical practice is the solution to the problem that a patient presents. General surgeon is a specialist with extensive knowledge in surgeries, working in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that usually occur in the abdominal region, head and neck, oncology and resulting from trauma.
Obesity surgery, also called bariatric surgery, is recognized as the best method of treating obesity that results in lasting weight loss. Diets and other programs have shown very poor long-term results, all with inability to maintain weight loss.
Cholecystectomy is the name of the surgical procedure to remove the gallbladder with stones through small incisions in the abdomen. A kind of micro chamber is used to show the gallbladder and its removal through a small abdominal incision of about 1 cm. The advantages are: little postoperative pain, early discharge, excellent esthetic result and almost immediate return to daily activities.
Hernias are anatomical defects in our body causing pain and discomfort, with serious complications if not diagnosed and treated. They are more frequent in the abdomen, but they also occur in other places. They are common causes of pain in the groin area.