Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist AIS Channel Medical Team Introduction Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) are potential complications associated with any type of surgical procedure. Although SSIs are among the most preventable Health-Associated Infections (HAIs), they still represent a significant burden in terms of patient morbidity and mortality and additional costs to health systems […]
Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgeon AIS Medical Team Introduction Obesity is a worldwide pandemic affecting about 1/3 of the adult population. Objectively, it is defined as a body mass index (BMI) equal to or higher than 30 kg/m2. The World Health Organization defines obesity as a condition of excessive fat accumulation in the body […]
Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist AIS Channel Medical Team Introduction Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory condition of the pancreas that manifests through local and systemic symptoms, which can vary greatly in severity. It is one of the most common diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and is associated with a great physical, emotional, and […]
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