TRIGGER FINGER

TRIGGER FINGER by Dr.ssa Roberta Nolli – Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist with Specialization in Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery – Columbus Clinic Centre WHAT IS IT?   Trigger finger is a condition that affects the flexor tendons of the hand fingers. It is a very common disorder occurring at all ages among both males and…

URINARY INCONTINENCE IN WOMEN

URINARY INCONTINENCE IN WOMEN by Dr. Rodolfo Milani – Gynecologist – Columbus Clinic Center Urinary incontinence in women is defined as the involuntary leakage of urine through the urethra, to such an extent that it causes a serious psychophysical discomfort that alters the subject’s quality of life. Initial symptoms can be modest and easily tolerated;…

HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY: THE “BIKINI INCISION” TECHNIQUE

MINIMALLY INVASIVE ANTERIOR HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY: THE “BIKINI INCISION” TECHNIQUE By Prof. Pierantonio Gardelin – Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist – Columbus Clinic Center What has changed in the hip replacement surgery approach? «In recent years, hip replacement surgery has reached very high standards, both in terms of risks of complications and of post-surgery recovery. Also…

FLU VACCINE

FLU VACCINE As of today, the flu vaccine is available at our Clinic. Remember, the influenza vaccine is an effective way to prevent and reduce the severity of seasonal flu symptoms. For further information, please contact: +39 02 480801 – info@columbus3c.com

AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO ORTHOGERIATRICS: THE CARE PROJECT

AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO ORTHOGERIATRICS: THE CARE PROJECT In the Western world, fragility fractures (especially femoral ones) are one of the most pressing health issues of our time. As is well known, this problem particularly affects elderly people suffering from osteoporosis (75% of patients are over 70). In fact, osteoporosis, together with osteoarthritis, is the…

OSTEOPOROSIS MEDICAL PRACTICE

NEW OSTEOPOROSIS MEDICAL PRACTICE ORTHOPEDICS, in the strict sense of the word, deals with musculoskeletal and joint diseases caused by tissue degeneration as a result of aging, inflammatory conditions, and genetic predisposition among other factors. A surgical subspecialty of Orthopedics is TRAUMATOLOGY, i.e. the study and treatment of injuries affecting the bones, but also joints,…

AVM – ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATION

AVM – ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATION in collaboration with Girandola non-profit organization “Arteriovenous malformation, also known as #AVM, is a vascular deficiency characterized by an abnormal connection between arteries and veins. Typically congenital, this condition rarely occurs before adolescence and is very difficult to treat,” explains Professor #GianniVercellio, Vascular Surgeon. On Monday, May 18th, 2020, in collaboration…

VITILIGO

VITILIGO, an unpredictable disease By Dr. Giovanni Leone Dr. Andrea Paro Vidolin – Specialist in Dermatology and Venereology – Columbus Clinic Center Vitiligo is an acquired skin disorder characterized by pale white and depigmented well-limited, uniform patches. The edges of the patch may be irregular, yet always clearly visible. Occasionally, a hyperpigmented margin is seen.…

BONE DENSITOMETRY

BONE DENSITOMETRY  TESTING (DXA) The core mission of Columbus Clinic Center is to be constantly at the forefront of innovation: the recently-established hemodynamic monitoring in the operating room, in addition to the 7 operating theaters equipped with robotic surgical instruments, are a demonstration of the Clinic’s commitment to the constant evolution of medicine. Consistent with…