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Ictus

Neurology

Stroke is defined as the sudden interruption of the cerebral circulation after a lesion of the cerebral vessels, which starts unexpectedly and can evolve in minutes in important neurological syndromes. Three basic forms of mechanisms of action are known: hemorrhagic ( atherosclerosis and hypertension are usually most frequent causes ); cerebral thrombosis, arteriosclerosis again being the most common cause;and, thirdly, stroke. Clinically, depending on the location of the lesion a certain...

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Immediate loading implants

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Immediate load implants are those in which the dental implant ( screw that replaces the root of the tooth ) and a provisional prosthesis in one intervention is placed. This technique promotes healing of bone tissue and integration of implants in bone. This allows dispense without teeth fixed period, with consequent aesthetic and functional advantages, because not go prostheses supported on the gums, discomfort, so that the patient can smile and eat from the outset are reduced. The provisional...

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Immune dysfunctions (allergies)

Homeopathy

Immune system reaction to something that does not bother most other people. People who have allergies are often sensitive to more than one thing.

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Impedanciometry

Facial Plastic Surgery

Test to evaluate how the middle ear works before the sound stimulus, is completely painless.

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Imperfect Osteogenesis

Orthopaedic Surgery

Imperfect Osteogenesis is a genetic disorder that causes fractures in the bones since the body does not produce collagen correctly. The disease can also affect muscles, teeth and hearing.

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Implantable Defibrillator

Cardiology

An automatic implantable defibrillator ( ICD), or internal defibrillator is a device through which it circulated a sharp and high voltage electric current to halt and reverse arrhythmias. It is indicated in cases of cardiorespiratory stops and where the heart beats out of control and very fast. In these conditions, the heart muscle can not pump blood into the bloodstream, so it is necessary to stop and control the arrhythmia. For the implantation of ICDs an electrode through the veins and a...

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Impotence

Endocrinology

Sexual impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is the difficulty or inability to achieve or maintain an erection of the penis which results in a satisfying sexual relationship. Affects many men and increases with age, but to consider an alteration is necessary to manifest persistently. The most frequent causes of erectile dysfunction can be both physical and psychological, or a combination of both. They can be of vascular type: men with an index of high cholesterol, smoking, diabetic or have been...

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In vitro fertilization (IVF) / ICSI

Obstetrics & Gynecology

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the union of egg and sperm artificially in the laboratory in order to obtain a suitable number of embryos to transfer to the uterus and fertilize; thus, women become pregnant. This procedure can solve certain cases of infertility, and is usually resorted to when other assisted reproduction techniques have failed, such as artificial insemination. Insemination of the oocytes can be performed by conventional technique or IVF...

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Increasing with breast implants

Plastic surgery

The prosthetic breast augmentation is a surgical procedure which aims to improve the size and volume of the breasts. Normally, breast implant surgery to correct asymmetry both between her breasts, as to make them more attractive is recommended. The breast augmentation operation is performed through a small incision made ​​, according to the anatomy of the patient, around the areola of the nipple, in the groove under the breast or armpit. Through the incisions on each breast, breast tissue...

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Induction of oral tolerance

Allergology

The induction of oral tolerance or food desensitization is a treatment that seeks the possibility of cure ntolerancia to foods such as milk or eggs. Minimal amounts of food to be increased progressively to reach what would be a regular ration given. It gets incorporate normally to food continuously.

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