Minimally invasive surgery programs

In the last decade, the techniques of Minimally Invasive Surgery have taken huge leaps. These procedures involve conducting surgeries through small openings to remove organs and perform several surgical procedures, avoiding large wounds and possible scaring


minimally invasive surgery

These techniques have the following advantages:

  • The patient may be discharged early
  • Social life of the patient may restart a few days after surgery
  • Patients have fewer complications than with traditional techniques.

Cuba has multidisciplinary medical teams composed of endoscopy surgeons, specialized radiologists, experienced anaesthesiologists, highly trained nursing staff and technicians with expertise and high quality instruments and medical technologies.

No.ConditionSurgical InterventionHospitalizationAnesthesia
1Peptic UlcerVagotomy Post.C. Anterior highly selective Vagotomy3General
2Recurrent peptic ulcer with incomplete VagotomyTransthoracic Vagotomy3General
3SplenectomyVideolaparoscopy with Splenectomy6General
4Hiatal hernia. Gastroesophageal reflux diseaseAntireflux Technique (Valvuloplastyof Nissen or Toupet’s )3General
5Esophageal AchalasiaHeller’s Myotomy of subsequentwith posterior and selective anterior Vagotomy4General
6VaricoceleLigation of permaticvessels3General
7AppendicitisAppendectomy2General
8Adrenal glandtumorsVideoendoscopy.Adrenalectomy12General
9Recurrent PneumothoraxVideothoracoscopy.Resection of bull.Parietal Pleurectomy.8General
10Uterine diseases of various causesLaparoscopic Assisted VaginalHysterectomy7General
11Paraovarian CystExeresis of the Cyst by Laparoscopic unilateral3General
12Polycystic OvariesSection of ovaries by laparoscopy3General
13Ovarian tumorUnilateral Oophorectomy3General
14Pelvic EndometriosisContrasted Videolaparoscopy.Vaporization of the Endometrium foci by Argon plasma3General
15CastrationBilateral Oophorectomy3General
16Unilateral HydrosalpinxUnilateral Salpingectomy3General
17Bilateral HydrosalpinxBilateral Salpingectomy3General
18Tubal InfertilityContrasted Videolaparoscopywith unilateral tubalplastysurgery3General
19Previous Tubal Ligation (Reversal)Contrasted Laparoscopy.End-to-end tubal anastomosis bymicrosurgery7General
20MultiparitySterilization by laparoscopy2General
21Tubal pregnancySalpingectomy2General
22Videolaparoscopy with UnilateralSalpingostomy3General
23Study of infertility in femalecontrasted Videolaparoscopy5General
24Study of infertility in maleAmbulatoryGeneral

The Minimally Invasive Surgery programs include the following:

  • Hospitalization
  • Pre-operative screening
  • Basic tests
  • Surgical specimen biopsy when indicated
  • Right to the operating room
  • Right to anesthesia
  • Surgical procedure
  • Recovery accommodation

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • The above program does not include medications for certain conditions such as depression, blood coagulation, etc.
  • Medicaments, fluids, blood and derivatives to be used, as well as additional procedure(s)
  • performed not included in the exact treatment would be invoiced
    separately on upon the conclusion of said treatment / procedure(s)

ACCOMMODATION:

Private room with the following features:

  • Electronic patient bed
  • Equipment for disabled patient
  • Oxygen hookup
  • Three à la carte meals taking into account the patient’s preferences and / or special diets prescribed by physician
  • Fully equipped private bathroom
  • Infirmary and nursing care
  • Colour TV with national and international channels
  • Local and international phone services (extra cost will apply)
  • Safe box
  • Internet service on every floor
  • Laundry services

ADDITIONAL SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

  • Assistance in visa issuance and extension (If needs be)
  • Each patient/ companion will be assigned a multi-lingual field member with the mandate of attending to all of our patients’ translation and personal needs;
  • 20 hours internet service;
  • Local airport pickup and drop off; and
  • Hospital pickup and drop off (if needed)

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