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QUE ES ABDOMINOPLASTIA?

Definición Es una cirugía que mejora la apariencia de los músculos y piel abdominales (vientre) flácidos y estirados. Dicha cirugía a menudo se denomina “abdominoplastia”y puede ir desde una “miniabdominoplastia” simple hasta una cirugía más extensa y complicada. No es lo mismo que liposucción, otra forma de eliminar la grasa. Sin embargo, la cirugía de […]

LASERS IN MEDICINE

There are several types of lasers used to treat cutaneous disease PHOTOTHERMOLYSIS. Laser light is absorbed by chromophores, light-absorbing components of skin (melanin, hemoglobin, water, tattoo ink). The absorbed energy is converted to thermal energy with heating of the chromophore. If a targeted tissue (chromophore) strongly absorbs a selected wavelength, and the pulse duration is […]

WHAT IS A UROGYNECOLOGYST?

A Urogynecologist is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist who has specialized in the care of women with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. The Pelvic Floor is the muscles, ligaments, connective tissue, and nerves that help support and control the rectum, uterus, vagina, and bladder. The pelvic floor can be damaged by childbirth, repeated heavy lifting, chronic disease or surgery. Some […]

LOCAL PHYSICIAN PIONEERS NEW MEDICAL PROCEDURE

Arturo Menchaca, MD, Urogynecologist with Adventist La Grange Memorial HospitalA local obstetric/gynecological surgeon is pioneering new surgical techniques that only require a single incision. Dr. Arturo Menchaca, who treats patients at Adventist Hinsdale and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospitals, has performed three procedures using this new type of advanced laparoscopic surgery, which results in less […]