ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL PROGRAMS 2017-12-05T20:27:17+00:00

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ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL PROGRAMS

Orthopedic Surgical Programs are branchs of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

Diseases of the Osteomioarticular system are one of the most common causes of disability making it difficult, to those who suffer, the enjoyment of a fruitful and useful life, personally and in the family or work environment.

Orthopedic Surgical Programs include:

  • Hip Replacement surgery
  • Knee Replacement surgery
  • Shoulder Replacement surgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Total joint reconstruction (arthroplasty)
  • Pediatric orthopedics
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Musculoskeletal oncology
  • Sports medicine surgeries
  • Orthopedic trauma

The Orthopedic Surgical Programs include the following:

  • Hospitalization will include:
    – Accommodation in a private room
    – Three-course meals
    – 24/7 nursing care
    – Medical assistance
  • Evaluation and preparation of medical history
  • Pre-operative screening
  • Comprehensive laboratory tests
  • Imaging
  • Surgical specimen biopsy when indicated
  • Right to the operating room
  • Anaesthesia (TIVA basic)
  • surgical procedure
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Stitches removal (if required)
  • recovery accommodation

The Orthopedic Surgical Programs exclude the following:

  • Medicines
  • Disposables
  • Blood derivatives or substitutes

artificial supporting materials when indicated (According to the intervention, said procedure might include prosthesis or osteosynthesis material whose cost is not included in the program.

Below, please find the exact programs offered in the Republic of Cuba:

No.
Procedure
Orthopedic Surgical Intervention
Hospitalization
Anaesthesia
1
Degenerative Arthropathy of hip
Total Hip Arthroplasty
20
Regional
2
Hip Deformity
Hip Corrective Osteotomy
14
Regional
3
Hip Flexion Contracture
Hip flexors Stretching
21
General
4
Lumbar disc herniation
Lumbar Discectomy
10
General
5
Lumbar disc herniation (recurrent)
Discectomy and Liberation of roots, Lumbar
14
General
6
Lumbar disc herniation
Lumbar Discectomy and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) with titanium implant (1 space)
10
General
7
Lumbar disc herniation
Lumbar Discectomy and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) with titanium implant (2 spaces)
10
General
8
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Discectomy
7
General
9
Dorsal [thoracic] spinal cord compression
Anterior decompression and stabilization of dorsal [thoracic] column
13
General
10
Dorsal [thoracic] spinal cord compression
Posterior decompression and stabilization of dorsal [thoracic] column
13
General
11
Lumbar spinal cord compression
Anterior decompression and stabilization of lumbar column
13
General
12
Lumbar spinal cord compression
Posterior decompression and stabilization of lumbar column
6
General
13
Cervical spinal cord compression
Anterior decompression and stabilization of Cervical Spine
9
General
14
Cervical spinal cord compression
Posterior decompression and stabilization of Cervical Spine
9
General
15
Scoliosis – 60 degrees
Correction of Scoliosis – 60 degrees
14
General
16
Scoliosis + 60 degrees
Correction of Scoliosis + 60 degrees
27
General
No.
Procedure
Orthopedic Surgical Intervention
Hospitalization
Anaesthesia
17
Kyphosis between 40 and 60 degrees
Correction of kyphosis between 40 and 60 degrees
14
General
18
Kyphosis of + 60 degrees
Correction of kyphosis of + 60 degrees
27
General
19
Degenerative osteoarthropathy of the knee
Knee Arthroplasty with Unilateral Prosthetic Implant
14
Regional
20
Bilateral degenerative osteo-arthropathy of the knee
Knee Arthroplasty with Bilateral Prosthetic Implants
14
Regional
21
Degenerative osteoarthropathy of Elbow
Elbow Arthroplasty
7
Regional
22
Degenerative osteoarthropathy of Shoulder
Shoulder Arthroplasty
7
Regional
23
Hip osteoarthropathy
Endoprosthetic Hip Replacement
7
Regional
24
Angular deformity of the Knee
Unilateral Knee corrective osteotomy
21
Regional
25
Angular deformity of the Knee
Bilateral Knee Corrective Osteotomy
21
Regional
26
Deformity of humerus
corrective osteotomy humerus
7
Regional
27
Bilateral deformity of tibia
Bilateral Tibia corrective osteotomy
7
Regional
28
Deformity of femur
Femur Osteotomy
7
Regional
29
Knee Flexion Contracture
Stretching of Knee Flexors
14
General
30
Internal unilateral patellar disarrangement
Unilateral Therapeutic Arthroscopy
3
Regional
31
Internal unilateral patellar disarrangement
Unilateral Therapeutic Arthroscopy
3
General
32
Internal bilateral patellar disarrangement
Bilateral Therapeutic Arthroscopy
4
Regional
33
Internal bilateral patellar disarrangement
Bilateral Therapeutic Arthroscopy
4
General
34
Foot Deformity
Arthrodesis of the rearfoot
10
Regional
35
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
Carpal tunnel release [Median Nerve decompression]
Ambulatory
Regional
36
Bilateral avascular necrosis of Femoral Head
 
7
Regional
37
Perthes and joint conditions with Hyperbaric Chamber
 
7
Regional
38
Spondylolisthesis – transpedicular screw fixation
 
7
Regional
39
Bilateral tibial bone elongation
 
7
General
40
Exploration of Lumbo Sacral Spine and posterior lumbar fusion
 
7
General
41
Club-hand
 
7
Regional
42
Evaluation and Treatment of Cervical Herniated Disc
 
7
 
43
Brachial Plexus
 
7
General
44
Pollicization of the index finger
 
7
Regional
45
Evaluation for Scoliosis Surgery (Child)
 
 
 
46
Comprehensive Orthopedic Medical Checkup
 
7
 

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