It is neccessary to operate on a benign brain tumor?

Benign brain tumors are primary, noncancerous tumors. Their growth is much slower and they are usually respectful of nearby brain tissue, but they can produce symptoms and can evolve over time. The neurosurgeons at Instituto Clavel explain here if it is necessary to operate on a benign brain tumor or not.

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25-09-2020

Safety measures during Covid-19: at Instituto Clavel, we take care of each other

From the beginning of the pandemic, at Instituto Clavel we have been implementing the necessary safety measures to offer our services in a safe environment, protecting both our team and patients. Find out more.

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14-08-2020

Cervical ADR: The experience of a U.S. airplane pilot

Donald del Carmen is an American airplane pilot living in Hawaii. He has had neck pain for a long time and could not work or play sport normally. That is why he decided to operate at Instituto Clavel. Find out more about his experience!

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10-07-2020

"I would recommend ADR surgery without hesitation,” states Damián Negrón

Damián Negrón had been suffering from cervical and lumbar pain due to degenerative disc disease in both areas for years. He needed a solution, but the options in the US were very invasive and not convincing. In addition, as a Johovah’s Witness, he had specific needs that have to be discussed and agreed beforehand with doctors. He therefore sought other alternatives and decided to travel to Spain to undergo an artificial disc replacement (ADR) surgery at Instituto Clavel.

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19-06-2020

Undergoing surgery during the pandemic: Luis Pareja talks about his trip from the Dominican Republic to Spain

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to put many plans on hold; but if there is something that cannot wait, that is health. We talked to Luis Pareja, a resident of the Dominican Republic who did not hesitate to travel to Spain to get rid of his low back pain at Instituto Clavel.  

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16-06-2020

Training Grants in Spine Surgery: specialize at the Instituto Clavel

Once again the Fundación Clavel has opened its call for applications for training grants in spine surgery at the Instituto Clavel, the leading center for this type of interventions worldwide. If you are a doctor and would like to train in this specialty, here you will find all you need to know.

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15-06-2020

Caring for your back in the summer - 4 tips from experts

Summer can be a critical time for your back. High temperatures and changes in habits in our routine are some of the main problems, so it’s a good idea to keep in mind a series of guidelines to avoid risks. Take note of these recommendations on caring for your back in the summer, from the experts at Instituto Clavel.

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