Plastic Surgery is a specialty of medicine with broad area of expertise. Its function is to promote the treatment of pathologies, traumas and improve the aesthetic aspects of patients through various techniques and procedures that can be used in various areas of the body. "Many situations may require plastic surgery. It is useful, for example, to correct congenital deformities and to treat trauma such as burns. It is also used to treat pathologies such as different types of cancer, including skin and breast cancers," says Otávio Machado de Almeida, plastic surgeon at Hospital Nove de Julho. Another important area of activity in Plastic Surgery is aesthetics, which helps to improve the self-esteem and quality of life of many patients.
In addition to having a highly specialized team of plastic surgeons and the most modern technological resources for these procedures, Hospital Nove de Julho has expertise in treating trauma cases.
"One of the hospital's specialties is the care of severe burns. There is a multidisciplinary team prepared to treat these patients, including physiotherapists, intensivists, and surgeons, among others. The institution has equipment that few institutions offer, such as the hyperbaric chamber, which enables better recovery for the patient and reduces the possibility of infection and contamination", says Almeida.
To schedule consultations and exams, call 11 3147-9430.