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NEW FULLY ABSOLUTE SYNTHETIC MESH FOR INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR

Inguinal Hernia is the most common hernia of the abdominal wall and is diagnosed with a simple clinical examination. Its surgical treatment involves the placement of a synthetic mesh which until now had been an exclusively non-absorbable synthetic material. Consequently, the mesh remained in our body for our whole life, potentially exacerbating postoperative pain and the possibility of infection. Today, technology evolution brought us a new fully absorbable synthetic mesh. Its unique property is that it is completely absorbed by the

WHAT IS CELIAC DISEASE?

What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is a chronic condition that occurs in people with genetic predisposition when they consume gluten-containing products. It is considered to be an autoimmune disease and while in the past we believed it to be very rare, we now know that it affects 1% of the world population. Gluten is a combination of proteins (gliadin and glutenin) found in some cereals such as wheat, barley and rye. When celiac patients consume

BREAST PAP TEST, NEW PREVENTION SCREENING FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF BREAST CANCER DEVELOPMENT

What is it and why women should include it in their annual health check-up. As early as in 1947, the world-known physician cytologist Georgios Papanikolaou had talked extensively about the value of cytological examination of breast nipple discharge, which, as the Pap test at the uterine cervix, detects cancer cells or any kind of atypical cells many years before the development of malignancy. A lot of women may experience breast nipple discharge during their lifetime.. However, only 6-8% of women

PAP TEST INTERPRETATION

How to interpret the PAP Test If the Pap smear results show “changes”, it is natural to worry. However, it is important to remember that the Pap smear is not exclusively for cancer screening, so there may be other reasons why the results may be abnormal. The Pap smear test allows gynaecologists to identify – and if necessary treat – any abnormal cells in the cervix that, in some cases, in long term and if they remain for years without

DIABETIC FOOT: GOING BLOOD SUGAR TO THE …EDGE

Diabetic Foot: Going Blood Sugar to the … Edge One of the scourges of the modern age, which is continuously taking uncontrollable dimensions, leading thousands of people daily to lower limb amputations, Diabetic Foot is treated at the YODA Day Care Unit with the most up-to-date methods and with particularly impressive results. The term “Diabetic Foot” is used to describe all manifestations occurring on the skin and the deep tissues at the lower limps of diabetic patients. It is one

SMILE WITH NO FEAR: TOOTH WHITENING WITH A VISIT TO YODA

Smile with no fear: Tooth whitening with a visit to YODA If you want to get a dazzling white smile, like that of Hollywood stars, YODA’s experienced and specialised dentists can meet all your aesthetic needs with the most up-to-date, fast and painless methods. A bright smile can be achieved with a combination of aesthetic dentistry treatments, most notably with tooth whitening. When it is performed properly, as YODAexperts can guarantee, whitening is a safe andpainless, procedure that offers an impressive

SMOKING … THAT INSIDIOUS HABIT!

Smoking … that insidious habit! Do you want but you don’t feel ready to stop straight away, or have you already decided it? No matter which category you belong to, read below how you will achieve your goal… “It’s easy to quit smoking … I did it thousands of times …” Mark Twain. Everyday, in every way, Pulmonologists warn about the health problems caused by smoking and present indisputable figures and statistics about the great risk faced by the smoker, such as the

CONFIDENTIAL: HYPERHIDROSIS: GET RID OF THIS UNCOMFORTABLE SITUATION WITH BOTOX THERAPY.

Confidential: Hyperhidrosis: Get rid of this uncomfortable situation with BOTOX therapy. While sweating is a normal human body function, some people sweat more than others. This condition is characterized as hyperhidrosis and refers to the pathological excessive sweating production by the eccrine sweat glands. Eccrine sweat glands are innervated by cholinergic nerve fibers, the endings of which terminate directly on the skin surface, irrespective of the other constituents of the epidermis. Usually their discharge is thin and odourless. It consists

FILE: HAEMORRHOIDS! DIET DOs & DON’Ts…

File: Haemorrhoids! Diet Dos & Don’ts… Haemorrhoids are clusters of vascular tissue that lie around the anal canal. They are divided into those located in the lower part of the colon (internal) and those located in the rectum (external). Haemorrhoids are a very common condition in the population of Western societies. 50% of men and women are estimated to experience haemorrhoids at some time in their lives. Of these cases, about 10-20% will require surgery. Risk factors for the development

DIGITAL CHROMOENDOSCOPY: THE … ZOOM IN CANCER THAT SAVES LIVES!

Digital Chromoendoscopy: The … zoom in cancer that saves lives! Most forms of cancer can now be successfully treated, especially when the disease is diagnosed in the early stages. This is not easy. However, thanks to the advanced technology equipment and the specialized endoscopes of the YODA Day Care Unit, the detection of early cancerous lesions is a routine case that saves lives. Cancer can be developing for a long time without giving severe symptoms, resulting in being diagnosed when