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General Surgery and Digestive System

Surgery is the branch of Medicine that treats conditions by means of manual or instrumental operations, and deals with all kinds of problems and surgical procedures. General and Digestive Surgery, specifically, is the specialty that focuses mainly on gastrointestinal pathologies (gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder), as well as the mammary gland, the endocrine glands, thyroids (or parathyroids), skin, soft tissue, repairing hernias or eventrations of the abdominal wall.

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At Hospitales San Roque in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria performs Laparscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery and Major Outpatient Surgery procedures (obesity, colon cancer, liver surgery, gastric cancer, adrenal, spleen, hiatial and inguinal hernia, cholecystectomy and appendectomy). We also perform conservative breast cancer surgery, including procedures such as sentinel node dissection.

Our Surgery Unit also carries out the important work of teaching both undergraduates and graduates, thanks to our collaboration with the School of Medicine at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPG). 

The General Surgery and Digestive System Unit at Hospitales San Roque is a pioneer in using cutting-edge techniques such as 3D Laparoscopic Surgery for obesity, diabetes, adrenal, spleen, hiatal hernia, gallbladder, and inguinal hernia.

We also use Laparoscopic techniques in Cancer Surgery to treat colon cancer and cancer of the rectum, esophagus and stomach, pancreas and liver, as well as in Conservative Breast Cancer Surgery and state-of-the-art laser techniques in Proctology (rectal prolapse, heamorrhoids, fissures, fistulae).

And, we perform Single-Port Surgery (Natural-orifice transumbilical incision for all the above-mentioned cases).  

The General Surgery and Digestive System Unit at Hospitales San Roque is a pioneer in using cutting-edge techniques such as 3D Laparoscopic Surgery for obesity, diabetes, adrenal, spleen, hiatal hernia, gallbladder, and inguinal hernia.

We also use Laparoscopic techniques in Cancer Surgery to treat colon cancer and cancer of the rectum, esophagus and stomach, pancreas and liver, as well as in Conservative Breast Cancer Surgery and state-of-the-art laser techniques in Proctology (rectal prolapse, heamorrhoids, fissures, fistulae).

And, we perform Single-Port Surgery (Natural-orifice transumbilical incision for all the above-mentioned cases).  

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