June 05, 2023
“The inauguration of our Abdominal Wall Unit (AWU) makes of Clinica Ricardo Palma the first health center in the country to offer this service, providing an alternative for comprehensive and surgical treatment to those patients who were previously told that their abdominal wall could be reconstructed. Now, we are able to take them to achieve not only the functionality of the abdominal wall, but also to take care of the aesthetic part of it”, says Dr. Royer Madariaga Pareja, general surgeon of our clinic.
What are abdominal hernias and eventrations?
Both conditions are common in the population. Hernias are defects of the muscular wall of the abdomen with which you can be born, while those that are produced by a surgical history are called eventrations. In both cases, the techniques to treat them will be variable since it will depend on their location, patient history, activities they perform, among others; that is, it will depend on the background pathology associated with the abdominal wall.
What patients can be treated in the Abdominal Wall Unit (AWU)?
The best specialists await you to take care of your health
Our Abdominal Wall Unit (AWU) is made up of general surgeons with a specialty in reconstructive surgery, highly trained in performing minimally invasive procedures to treat this type of pathology.
Fast and safe procedures
The post-operative period will be 2 to 3 days. The patient will be able to carry out certain daily activities at home, following a series of recommendations indicated by the specialists.
Dr. Royer Madariaga Pareja
General Surgeon at Clínica Ricardo