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Vithas Hospital Santa Cruz
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Vithas Hospital was inaugurated in 2003 as a private hospital in Spain. The Vithas Hospital has established itself as a leader in private healthcare groups. It uses the most advanced technology in all its services and provides comprehensive and quality care to patients and their relatives. It provides personalized care and advice to every patient both inside and outside the hospital. Immediacy is another hallmark of Vithas Hospital through the entire treatment process, from prevention to post-treatment monitoring. This hospital group is committed to providing excellent healthcare, so making a continuous investment in better infrastructure and technology. Vithas Hospital is accredited with certificates that require the most demanding quality and environmental standards, and that implies a commitment to continuous improvement for the benefit of the patient and hospital environment. Vithas Hospital stands out in oncology, thoracic surgery, pediatric ICU, and cardiology Units. The quality of services, speed of recovery, and technology innovation make this hospital group different. All the doctors, nurses, assistants, physicians, lab technicians, and psychiatrists ensure that every patient gets proper medical care and consultation. WHY CHOOSE VITHAS HOSPITALS? · Vithas Hospital actively collaborates in the protection and conservation of the hospital environment. · This hospital also has a training center where it provides training to maintain the healthcare standards. · Vithas Hospital is equipped with the highest technology instruments. Moreover, it continues to invest in the infrastructure and technology of hospitals to make them even better. · The equipment available at Vithas Hospital are: CT Scanner Mammography Machine MRI Machine X-ray Machine · This is the only hospital in Spain that provides private emergency services. In addition, the patient is allowed to be accompanied by a family member throughout the emergency care process. TOP MEDICAL SPECIALITIES OFFERED BY THE VITHAS HOSPITALS · Endocrine disorders · Inflammatory bowel disease · Skeletal dysplasia · Dermatosurgery ● ENDOCRINE DISORDERS The endocrine system of the human body releases different hormones and maintains the various functions of the body. The endocrine system consists of glands and ducts that secrete hormones and enter the bloodstream to control many body processes. The endocrine disorder is divided into two categories; first, in which there is less or more secretion of hormones, and second, in which there is a tumor in the gland which alters the gland's function. The increase or decrease in the level of hormones can be caused by: ·Some issue in an endocrine feedback system ·Due to some diseases ·Genetic disorder ·Infection ·Endocrine gland injury ·Endocrine gland tumor Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder; other types of disorders are mentioned below: ·Adrenal insufficiency ·Cushing disease ·Hyperthyroidism ·Hypothyroidism ·Hypopituitarism ·Multiple endocrine neoplasia I and II ·Polycystic ovarian syndrome The Endocrinology department of Vithas Hospital is dedicated to the comprehensive care of patients with problems in their hormones. Counting on a highly specialized team in endocrine system disorders and the latest technological advances, every patient can get remarkable treatment services. ● INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE The human digestive tract is responsible for breaking down and absorbing food and nutrients. Inflammation anywhere along the digestive tract disturbs the normal process of digestion. Many diseases are included in this category, but the two most common ones are; ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation of the large intestine, while Cohn’s disease can cause inflammation of any part of the digestive tract. The causes of inflammatory bowel disease are unknown, but many factors contribute towards developing inflammation in the digestive tract, such as: · Genetics · Smoking · Immune system · Age · Environmental factors · Gender Inflammatory bowel diseases can cause many complications in the human body. Few of them are mentioned below: · Malnutrition results in loss of body mass · Intestinal rupture · Colorectal cancer · Bowel obstruction The gastroenterology department of Vithas Hospital focuses on both the major and minor issues of the digestive system. Their board-certified doctors diagnose and treat all digestive system-related problems with excellent efficiency and effectiveness. ● SKELETAL DYSPLASIA Skeletal dysplasia is characterized by a group of disorders affecting the bone and cartilage of a developing human baby. Skeletal dysplasia is classified by which part of the skeleton is affected. Common skeletal dysplasia cases with associated symptoms are: · Thanatophoric dysplasia: It is characterized by a short chest cage, abnormally short arms and legs, flattened vertebra, and cloverleaf skull. · Achondroplasia: It is characterized by the short forearm, stubby fingers, decreased gap between the lumbar vertebra, and prominent forehead. · Osteogenesis imperfecta: It is characterized by fractures, bowed and irregular bones, short arms and legs, and a soft skull. · Campomelic Dysplasia: It is characterized by bowed legs, club feet, absence of ribs, flattened facial features, and prominent forehead. As there are a number of disorders under skeletal dysplasia, so their causes are also many and slightly different from each other. Generally, the causes are genetic mutation, dominantly inherited trait, and exposure to toxins. Vithas Hospital covers all the medical needs of children from birth until they exceed 14 years of age. Their highly skilled doctors carry out all the necessary tests to offer quality health care and the most appropriate treatments for each childhood pathology. ● LARYNGEAL CANCER The larynx is a voice box made up of cartilage and muscles that help in speech formation. Laryngeal cancer affects the voice and also spreads to other parts of the body if not treated timely. Laryngeal cancer is caused by damage to the larynx cells, which then forms a cancerous tumor. The damage to the cells of the larynx is primarily due to smoking; other causes include: · Alcohol drinking · Poor nutrition · Immune system problems · Toxins · Human papillomavirus Unlike other cancers, the signs and symptoms of laryngeal cancer are easy to diagnose because of early-onset. Common signs and symptoms include: · Hoarseness of voice · Excessive cough · Cough with blood · Sore throat · Ear pain · Breathing difficulties · Neck lumps The oncology department at Vithas Hospital aims to provide specialized health services in oncology and provide comprehensive, integrated, and quality personalized attention to all patients. Vithas Hospital is a multi-specialty hospital that provides world-class services through dedicated medical staff and advanced technology. This group of hospitals takes care that the environment of the hospital should be clean and safe for patients and provides 24 hours emergency service.