Surgery

17-11-2021

"I have learned a lot about the anterior approach" says Dr. Milavec, about her AO Spine training at Instituto Clavel

We are talking to Dr.Helena Milavec, who has been the first doctor to receive training through the AO Spine program at our center in Barcelona. 

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21-10-2021

Kyphosis: causes, symptoms, and treatments

Kyphosis is a forward curvature of the spine. In this article, our medical experts in spinal deformity explain what causes kyphosis, what the symptoms are, and how it can be treated. 

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04-10-2021

Spine surgery: in which cases is it recommended?

Spine surgery may be the most effective treatment for some pathologies that occur in this part of the body, but whether or not surgical treatment is recommended, and what type of surgery is recommended, will depend on the condition of the patient’s spine and a variety of other factors. The experts at Instituto Clavel tell you about it here. 

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13-09-2021

Scoliosis surgery: what you need to know

When faced with the prospect of scoliosis surgery, it’s normal to have many questions. In this article we share our answers to the questions we are most frequently asked. 

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06-09-2021

Lumbar disc replacement: advantages over fusion surgery

When a herniated lumbar disc requires surgery, at Instituto Clavel we are committed to using artificial disc replacement surgery (ADR) whenever possible, because of the advantages it offers to the patient. In this article, we explain in detail what those advantages are compared to the alternative of lumbar fusion surgery. 

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30-08-2021

C5-C6 cervical disc herniation: causes, symptoms and treatments

This article offers information about C5-C6 cervical disc herniation from the experts in spinal pathologies at Instituto Clavel. In this article we explain the main causes of this pathology, the symptoms, and the various treatment options. 

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