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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09-06-2020

Spine surgery during the COVID-19 crisis: the experience of an Italian patient at Instituto Clavel

The COVID-19 crisis forced us to postpone many personal and professional events. However, we know that pathologies need to be treated without delay, that’s why we’ve adopted measures to ensure both our team and the patient are safe and our operation rooms have been available since April 27th. Meet Daniele Valenti, an Italian patient who came from Italy for a lumbar microdiscectomy at Instituto Clavel Barcelona.

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01-06-2020

The human nervous system: parts and main functions

At the Instituto Clavel, as experts in neurosurgery, we would like you to understand one of the fundamental parts of your body: the nervous system, which consists of the set of structures that manage the proper functioning of the body.

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15-05-2020

Brain abscess: causes, symptoms and treatments

A brain abscess is an infection that is generally severe and requires hospital admission until it is resolved. In this post, the experts in neurosurgery from Instituto Clavel, tell you why this disease occurs, what its symptoms are and the most effective treatments.

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01-05-2020

Back pain in children: primary causes and tips on prevention

Back pain in children can occur for various reasons, ranging from bad habits to disease. In this post, the experts in spinal pathologies at Instituto Clavel will explain what the main causes are, offer prevention tips and help you decide when it is necessary to go to the doctor.

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15-04-2020

What is involved in a brain biopsy?

Brain biopsy is a procedure in which a fragment of tissue is taken for analysis in order to make a diagnosis. In this post, the experts in neurosurgery at the Instituto Clavel, tell you all about this procedure.

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01-04-2020

Lumbar instability: one of the most frequent causes of back pain

Lumbar instability is apathology of the spine in which there is abnormal mobility or an abnormal joint between two or more contiguous vertebrae, and for those who have it, it can be very painful. From Instituto Clavel we’d like to tell you why this condition occurs and how to treat it.

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