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What is General Surgery?

General surgery is a very important part of medicine that deals with curing from malformations to illnesses of the patient through surgical intervention.

General or digestive surgery is known as the medical specialty that is in charge of diagnosis, treatment and surgical intervention related to the digestive system.

General Surgeon

The medical professional in charge of the surgical intervention will be the surgeon. This professional is in charge of diagnosing and treating the disease through surgery.

In short, the general surgery can take care of multiple conditions, especially those related to complex organs and those related to the abdominal area such as: stomach, liver, gallbladder, small intestine...

Most important types of surgery

Some of the most common interventions within general surgery are:

Bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is in charge of dealing with the problems of overweight and obesity. Bariatric surgery is the treatment used when other treatments such as the nutritional diet do not work. The treatment consists of reducing the body weight of the patient through different types of treatments related to the reduction of the stomach such as the gastric bypass or the gastric band.

Inguinal hernia

Inguinal hernia is the affection of a point that can be found in an abdominal cavity in the groin. Inguinal hernia surgery is an intervention to correct this hernia, a tissue that protrudes. The intervention would consist of reintroducing the protruding tissue.

Umbilical hernia

An umbilical hernia is an attempt from the organ to exit the skin to protrude. In this case, the umbilical hernia is located in the area of the abdomen, specifically the navel. There may be different types of umbilical hernias and treatments may differ. The most common symptoms are the appearance of a bulge protruding from the navel area.

Cancer of the digestive system (stomach and colon)

When intervening a cancer belonging to the digestive system, different factors can influence. The most important factors are those of its location, the type of cancer and the stage it is in. From GeneralSurgery you will have expert doctors at your disposal who will inform you about the whole process and the steps to follow in order to intervene through cancer surgery.

Organization from GeneralSurgery to Overall Surgery

At GeneralSurgery, apart from taking charge of the trip, transfer, stay and leisure/activities, we mainly take care that everything is ready in the hospital that is chosen by the patient. We take care of scheduling the necessary appointments as well as scheduling the surgery and its urgency.

In addition, the hospitals offered by GeneralSurgery have modern technology that allows specialists to diagnose and intervene the patient in the best way to meet the need for General Surgery or any other specialty.

If any doubt arises, GeneralSurgery is available to answer any type of question..

Hospitals that provide General Surgery

General and Digestive Surgery is one of the specialities of the Quirón Marbella Hospital.

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Vithas Xanit International Hospital applies advanced technology for interventions related to the digestive system such as General Surgery.

Group Lux Med

The Lux Med group has General Surgery services in its hospitals.

Hospital La Católica

Hospital La Católica is an institution with the support of a group of doctors specialized in general surgery, properly accredited by doctors.

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