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Pacemaker

Cardiology

A pacemaker is an electronic device that generates electrical impulses to the heart. They are designed for people who can not keep up and the frequency of suitable beats because their natural pacemaker is not working properly. The artificial pacemaker is a cardiac stimulation system that controls and monotoriza cardiac electrical activity and makes the electrical impulses are triggered. There are two types of pacemakers: temporary and permanent. Permanent pacemaker implantation is done by...

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Pain

Pain Medicine, Acupuncture, Rheumatology, Pediatrics

Pain treatment is supportive therapy that aims to alleviate the pain casuan certain diseases. The most common are headaches or migraines, back pain or joint. It is a subspecialty that address various specialists like anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, psychologists, rehabilitation, tramatologos or acupuncturists.

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Pain Diabetes

Pain Medicine, Neurology

The diabetic neuropathic pain is pain that may suffer some patients with diabetes due to elevated levels of blood glucose. These high levels can damage many organs of the body, including the nerves that carry impulses to the brain. While some people with pain from diabetes have no symptoms, others experience pain, tingling or numbness in the extremities. Such symptoms can occur in any organ system, including the digestive tract, heart and sexual organs. This pain in diabetic patients is...

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Painful Elbow

Rheumatology

The term encompasses all painful elbow problems that may affect the elbow joint. The causes most often causes pain in this area is tendinitis, or inflammation of the tendons. In this sense, the players tend to injure the tendons of the outer elbow a condition called epicondylitis or tennis elbow. This lesion also suffer from the people who make repeat movements, especially of rotation of the forearm or wrist extension. Other causes of elbow pain can be bursitis, arthritis, muscular distension...

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Painful Pie

Rheumatology

The term encompasses all painful foot problems that can cause pain in any part of the foot ( heel, arch, instep, plant or fingers). The foot pain can be caused by an affection developed only locally, eg, plantar fasciitis that causes so much pain in the foot as pain in the heel of the foot. Other lesions also produce pain in the area include bunions, metatarsalgia, spur, flat feet or calluses. Also, the painful foot can be a sign of other more pathologies such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis,...

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Painful Shoulder

Rheumatology, Acupuncture, Orthopedics and Traumatology

The term encompasses painful shoulder all the problems that can cause shoulder pain. The causes that can trigger a pathology or shoulder injury may be in the degeneration of the tendons due to wear, work or sports physical effort repetitively, and violent trauma. The general symptom of shoulder pain is pain that may be accompanied by loss of arm mobility. The concept encompasses clinical conditions such as tendinitis of the rotator cuff, calcic tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, biceps tendinitis,...

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Paired Renal Donation

General Surgery

Paired renal donation is a new alternative for carrying out transplants that offers hope for patients in all senses, since it offers a more timely transplant, with greater hope and quality of life. This alternative works thanks to a technological algorithm that allows anyone with a kidney disease and an incompatible voluntary donor to find people in the same situation, creating with this a chain of recipients and donors.

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Palpitations

Cardiology

Palpitations are heartbeat of sudden appearance, and violent, sensitive and annoying. Normally the heart action is perceived only to a situation of stress, strong emotion or after accomplishment of a major physical exercise. But heart palpitations can occur in certain pathological states in which the heartbeat increase in intensity and frequency, as in the case of tachycardia, which may be a symptom of cardiac or noncardiac disease, such as: a significant anemia an increase of thyroid function,...

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Pancreas Transplant

General Surgery

Pancreas transplant is a surgery to place a healthy pancreas from a donor in a person with a diseased pancreas. This transplant is more common in people with severe type 1 diabetes and allows people with this condition not to depend on insulin injections. There is currently an experimental procedure called islet cell transplantation, which transplants only the parts of the pancreas that produce insulin.

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Pancreatic cancer

Gastroenterology, Medical Oncology, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Bariatric Surgery

Pancreatic cancer is a disease that causes the formation of malignant cells in the tissues of the body that would produce juices that help digest food and hormones to control the amount of sugar in the blood. It is a very aggressive type of stomach cancer, overtaking at dangerous only colon cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer. Among risk factors include smoking, diabetes, chronic pancreatitis and some hereditary conditions. It is a disease whose early symptoms are quite...

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