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Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina
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Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina is one of the largest private hospitals in Las Palmas. It is a leading healthcare center in the Canary Islands. It has a team of more than 300 specialists. Their specialists provide personalized attention to the patients combined with the most modern diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. In recent years, it has incorporated cutting-edge, safe, and proven technology which has allowed it to optimize the healthcare services it offers. It has an emergency unit operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It integrates all available specialties, highlighting the 24-hour physical presence of emergency physicians, pediatricians, gynecologists, and midwives. Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina has 184 beds, 5 operating rooms, 3 delivery rooms, 7 ICU beds, and 35 external consultations. TOP MEDICAL SPECIALTIES OFFERED BY THE VITHAS HOSPITAL SANTA CATALINA · Cardiovascular diseases · Retinal disease · Peripheral vascular disease · Acute respiratory distress syndrome · Radiotherapy · Childbirth services · Inflammatory bowel disease · CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES Cardiovascular diseases involve the disorders and diseases of heart and blood vessels, such as abnormal heart rhythms, aorta disease, congenital heart disease, and heart attack, or heart failure. These are caused by high blood pressure, tobacco, diabetes, and obesity. Cardiovascular diseases are preventable. Prevention includes avoiding risk factors through healthy eating, exercise, and avoiding tobacco smoke or alcohol. The Cardiology Department at Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina has acquired notable recognition in the community. It has a team of prestigious professionals specialized in different areas of the circulatory system. Their comprehensive services provide early diagnosis with the support of state-of-the-art equipment. Their experts perform a medical examination and precise diagnosis using advanced technology to detect risk factors early. · RETINAL DISEASE The retina is the innermost eye layer containing millions of light-sensitive cells, rods, and cones. Retinal diseases include retinal tear, retinal detachment, retinopathy, and retinitis pigmentosa. Signs and symptoms of retinal diseases are reduced vision, blurred or distorted vision, blind spots in central vision, and seeing flashes of light. A complete examination by the ophthalmologist is the only way to detect the disease early and start treatment with a greater probability of success. The Ophthalmology Unit at Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina is a pioneer in applying cutting-edge technology for ophthalmological treatments and eye surgeries. They have advanced and latest equipment that allows obtaining a precise treatment of all types of ocular pathologies. · PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE Peripheral vascular disease is caused due to the hardening or accumulation of fatty materials inside the vessels. This disease often occurs in the vessels of legs. Fatty materials in the vessels block the blood flow to the organ. As a result, the organ becomes ischemic and starts to die. Therefore, vascular diseases require immediate treatment to prevent serious conditions and damages. The Vascular Surgery Department at Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina deals with diagnosing and monitoring diseases related to the circulatory system. Their objective is to prevent the possible heart attacks and embolisms caused by a vascular problem. Their team of physicians has extensive experience in the application of minimally invasive surgeries to achieve optimal results. They continuously monitor the patient with periodic check-ups to control vascular risk factors and prevent disease progression. · ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) occurs due to the build-up of fluids in the alveoli of lungs. Severe shortness of breath is the main symptom of ARDS. ARDS causes labored and rapid breathing, low blood pressure, and tiredness. The Pulmonology Department at Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina deals with diagnosing and treating respiratory diseases with a high prevalence. They provide accurate diagnosis and treatment of respiratory infections. With state-of-the-art technology and trained professionals, they offer the best services to the patients. · RADIOTHERAPY Radiation therapy is used for the treatment of cancer. It uses ionizing radiation to kill cancer cells or slow their growth. The radiations work by damaging the DNA of cancerous tissue. Radiation therapy is also used to treat a few non-cancerous diseases. It is also used to prevent the progress of disease post-surgery. The Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina has the most advanced technology and cutting-edge equipment for radiotherapy. It has a complete team of professional experts always at the service of patients who require this type of intervention and tests. With cutting-edge technology and advanced techniques, Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina stands in the field of its own. · CHILDBIRTH SERVICES Pregnancy and childbirth are among the memorable events of life. At the time of the birth of one’s baby, women want an experienced and compassionate delivery team at their side. The Gynecology Department of the Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina is integrated into the Maternal Unit and supported at all times by the Maternal Education Unit. They provide all the services necessary for the safe delivery of the baby and complete recovery of the mother. They have three delivery rooms, and an operating room specialized in obstetrics and gynecology, emergency consultation, fetal monitoring, lactation room, and isolation box. They have an advanced diagnostic test service that performs a gynecological ultrasound for the early detection of any disorder. · INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE Inflammatory bowel disease causes the digestive system to become inflamed. It causes diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fever. The symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease come and go in episodes. In inflammatory bowel disease, the body cannot absorb nutrients leading to malnutrition and other health problems. At Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina, specialists offer a complete range of services to prevent, diagnose and treat digestive diseases. They constantly seek maximum efficiency and full patient satisfaction. They provide a comfortable surgical environment with highly specialized doctors and nursing professionals. They take proper care of the patient’s comfort before, during, and after the surgical treatment. The Vithas Hospital Santa Catalina is committed to continuous improvement, allowing it to offer the highest quality healthcare. Their investment in improving infrastructure, technological equipment, and professionals commit them to excellent assistance. The highest quality healthcare, wide coverage at the national level, and long-term sustainability are the principal axes of their growth model. They aim to achieve the total satisfaction of the patients both in human terms and in care.