National Center for Minimum Access Surgery

Center specialized in minimally invasive surgery in Cuba The minimally invasive surgery center of Havana provides Medical Services to natural adults, residents of Cuba and foreigners. We have nationally certified specialists and internationally endorsed for the use of the most different minimally invasive procedures, which can face with high resolution guarantee the diseases that are treated.

  National Center for Minimum Access Surgery. Unit of the National Public Health System of Cuba, is the national reference center dedicated to endoscopic therapy and minimally invasive surgery. In addition to constituting the Graduate Education Center of the Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana dedicated to training, training and certification of national and foreign medical specialists in the domain of basic and advanced techniques of minimally invasive surgery, is a Unit of Science and Technological Innovation responsible for the preparation and execution of research projects and controlled studies for the evaluation of technologies and patents in the field of endoscopic surgery.

Advances in the field of computing, video and endoscopy equipment at the end of the last century made possible the development of endoscopic surgery and video-assisted surgery, which represents a new approach in therapeutics, more than a mere technological advance. This surgical procedure has revolutionized the medical sciences in general and in particular to surgical specialties and other until then non-surgical ones such as gastroenterology and rheumatology.

The advantages of the Minimally Access Surgery with less postoperative pain, less immunological damage and complication rate, short hospital stay and faster reincorporation to the usual activities are added to the results of surgery with obvious cosmetic results.

 Cuba has a national surgery network and accessibility to the minimum access technique that places it as one of the pioneer countries in the region. "The overcrowding, horizontality and accessibility for all of the minimum access surgery in Cuba is the greatest innovation of a scientific nature that our country is currently exhibiting in such procedures".

 With 119 services distributed throughout the national territory, this network, in the process of permanent revitalization and modernization, has among its priorities the development of each of the surgical specialties, as part of the policy of advancement in the techniques of minimum access in the Island.

There is a National Center for Minimally Access Surgery that brings together a group of high scientific value, where up to now more than 30,000 thousand surgeries have been carried out in various specialties. It also constitutes an educational excellence scenario dedicated to training, training and certification of national and foreign medical specialists in the domain of basic and advanced techniques of minimum access surgery.

There are nine specialties with a consolidated work in this institution in the implementation of such procedures, in line with international standards. The specialties are as follows: general surgery, gynecology, urology, gastroenterology, interventional radiology, aesthetic surgery, otorhinolaryngology, neurosurgery, and of course, anesthesia, which serves as support for all specialties.In our country, surgical programs are offered for minimum access at a high scientific level, at advantageous prices, which allows a greater number of patients to access these services.

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