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Internal Medicine

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Our Internal Medicine specialists take care of problems in internal organs through non-surgical treatments. They focus their work on caring for complex patients, whose diagnosis is difficult or who are affected by several diseases or present symptoms of various organs, devices or systems of the body.

Internal Medicine constitutes the trunk from which several subspecialties derive:

Endocrinology:

It is the study of the endocrine system, made up of the thyroid gland, adrenal glands, pancreas, hypothalamus and pituitary gland.

The endocrine pathologies most diagnosed and treated by our internists are:

  • Mellitus diabetes.

  • Diabetes insipidus.

  • Hyper and hypoparathyroidism.

  • Hyper and hypothyroidism.

  • Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease).

  • Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's disease).

Gastroenterology:

It is the study of the digestive system, made up of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, liver, bile ducts and pancreas.

The digestive pathologies most diagnosed and treated by our specialists are:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Food allergies.

  • Gastrointestinal ulcers.

  • Cancer.

Nephrology:

It is the study of kidney structure and function, including the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases.

The kidney pathologies most diagnosed and treated by our specialists are:

  • Kidney failure, which is the condition in which the kidneys stop working properly, and can be acute, sudden loss of kidney function, or chronic.

  • Hematuria, blood loss in the urine.

  • Proteinuria, loss of protein, especially albumin, in the urine.

  • Kidney stones.

  • Cancer.

  • Chronic or recurrent urinary tract infections.

Urology:

It is the study of the lower urinary tract, which is made up of the bladder and urethra. The urinary pathologies most diagnosed and treated by our specialists are:

  • Bladder stones.

  • Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUD).

  • Polyps.

  • Tumors.

  • Ectopic ureters.

Pneumology:

It is the study of the upper respiratory tract (including nose, nasopharynx, larynx and trachea), and the lower respiratory tract (including bronchi and lungs).

The respiratory pathologies most diagnosed and treated by our specialists are:

  • Rhinitis.

  • Nasal tumors or polyps.

  • Trachea collapse.

  • Laryngeal paralysis.

  • Canine chronic bronchitis.

  • Feline asthma.

  • Pneumonia in both species.

  • Pleural effusions.

  • Lung cancer.

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