Hospital Zambrano Hellion
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The Hospital Zambrano Hellion is a multi-speciality hospital. It is closely affiliated with the Houston Methodist Global Healthcare Services, a network of hospitals in over 90 different countries, and part of the renowned TecSalud hospital group.
The hospital is equipped with 60 patient beds and 10 specialized institutes of health, focusing on cardiology, surgery, neurology, and many more. Since its inception in 2005, it has provided more than 300,000 health services to patients from all over the world.
The Hospital Zambrano Hellion is located in Monterrey, the capital of Nuevo León, in Mexico. It is found 32 km from Monterrey International airport.
The Fundidora Park is located just 9 km away and is home to rivers, a small lake, and lush green spaces. The famous Museum of Steel is also found in the park.
Breath-taking panoramic views of the surrounding area can be found atop the Cerro de la Silla Mountain, with easy access provided by an aerial tram. It is found just 18 km from the hospital.
290 procedures across 27 specialties
Colectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the colon (also called the large intestine). It is performed in order to treat or prevent certain diseases and conditions such as uncontrollable bleeding in the colon, a bowel obstruction, colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and diverticulitis.
Acne is caused by the oil glands in the skin becoming blocked by sebum, skin cells and hair. Most people will suffer with a degree of acne in their lives, but for some it can be severe and can cause low self-esteem. For patients with very severe or persistent acne, treatment can help alleviate symptoms and reduce scarring.
Dermabrasion is a skin treatment which uses friction to remove the upper layers of skin. Once the top layers of the skin are removed, it stimulates the growth of new skin to replace the damaged skin once the wound heals, which is smoother skin.
A dermatology consultation is a meeting with a dermatologist, to discuss a specific skin problem and explore treatment options. A dermatologist specializes in treating skin, hair, and nails. Common conditions which patients may consult with a dermatologist about are psoriasis, acne treatment, mole removal, and laser skin resurfacing treatment.
A computerized tomography (CT) scan, which may also be referred to as a CAT scan, is scan which uses a series of X-rays to create detailed images of the body. The scan is performed to create images of the inside of the body, including bones, internal organs, and blood vessels.
Patients will need to attend a follow up consultation once the results are processed.
Myringoplasty, also referred to as tympanoplasty, is a surgical procedure to repair a perforated eardrum (the tympanic membrane) usually caused by infection or trauma.
The surgeon should ensure that eardrum has healed before the patient can fly, as changes in air pressure will affect the eardrum.
A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ located below the liver, which serves the function of collecting and storing bile, which is the fluid produced by the liver, before breaking it down and releasing it into the small intestine.
Some patients will have dissolvable stitches, whereas others return after 7 days to have them removed. Patients who have open surgery will need a longer recovery time.
A colonoscopy is an examination of the large intestine, the colon and rectum, using a small camera.
Patients should arrive at least 2 days before the colonoscopy, as the bowel needs to be cleared the day before the procedure. Patients who have interventional treatment during the colonoscopy, e.g. removal of a polyp, may need slightly longer to recover.
Adrenalectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove one or both of the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are located above each kidney and are part of the endocrine system, responsible for releasing hormones into the body, in order to regulate the immune system, metabolism, and blood sugar levels.
An appendectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the appendix. The appendix is located where the small and large intestine meet and its function is not known. The appendix is usually removed as an emergency procedure when the patient has appendicitis, which is the inflammation of the appendix.
This procedure treats a Bartholin's cyst through incision and drainage. A Bartholin's cyst is a small fluid filled sac just inside the vagina. The cyst forms on the Bartholin's gland which is a gland that produces fluid that lubriates the vagina, when the glands become blocked. The cyst ranges in size and generally varies between the size of a pea, to the size of marble. If the Bartholin's cyst becomes infected, it is usually referred to as a Bartholin's abscess and generally requires drainage.
It is usually safe to fly afterwards, but depending on the type of procedure, there may be a follow up visit required - e.g. to remove a drainage catheter.
Epilepsy treatment aims to treat and manage epilepsy, a neurological disorder that can cause seizures that can lead to loss of consciousness or strange behavior. Epilepsy occurs when there is an abnormality in the brain, whereby nerve cell activity increases and disrupts neuron activity.
The time spent abroad depends on the type of epilepsy treatment that the patient receives.
Brain aneurysm repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a brain aneurysm that has the potential to rupture, or has already ruptured.
Time spent abroad depends on the type of brain aneurysm being treated. Unruptured aneurysms tend to have a quicker recovery process than ruptured aneurysms.
Brain tumor surgery is performed by a neurosurgeon to remove all or part of a tumor from the brain.
This depends on the surgery performed, whether the patient needs rehabilitation, and on how well the patient recovers.
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood cells in the body. It usually begins in the bone marrow where an abnormality occurs in the white blood cells. Normal blood cells form, divide, and die to make room for new cells. Leukemia disrupts this process and prevents the blood cells from functioning properly.
The length of stay abroad will depend on the treatment plan and the patient's response to treatment.
Breast cancer treatment varies depending on the stage of the cancer and whether or not the cancer has spread. Cancer occurs when there is an abnormality in cell growth, which causes the cells to divide and grow quickly when the cell should die to make room for new cells.
The time spent abroad will depend on the treatment. If chemotherapy or radiotherapy are the methods of treatment, then multiple sessions are likely to be required which may mean a longer stay than with surgery.
Cataracts are cloudy patches in the lens of the eye that are common as a result of aging. Cataract removal surgery is recommended for patients who experience impairment to vision and are sensitive to light as a result of the cataract. The surgery involves the removal of the natural lens and it is most commonly replaced with a synthetic lens.
Patients can usually fly soon after cataract surgery, but should take precautions to avoid dryness in the eye.
Retina detachment occurs when the retina becomes separated from its surrounding tissue. When this occurs, it is important that it is repaired, as the retina cannot function correctly in this condition, and leaving it untreated can result in the permanent loss of vision.
The length of stay depends on the treatment, however any treatment involving gas bubbles in the eye will prevent patients from being suitable for flying until the bubble has gone.
Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the foreskin which covers the glans penis (the tip of the penis). The procedure can be done by cutting around the foreskin with a scalpel, under either a local or general anesthetic. In young patients, there is also the option to use a compression ring, which is applied and causes the foreskin to fall off after several weeks.
Although patients can usually fly straight away, it may be uncomfortable sitting for a long flight.
Angiography, which may also be referred to as arteriography or angiogram, is a procedure performed to examine the inside of blood vessels, arteries, and veins through the use of images X-ray images.
A medical examination, also called medical checkup or health checkup, is a general examination of a patient's health. Having a medical checkup can help to identify problems early on, even before symptoms show. A checkup can also give patients peace of mind if they are worried about their health.
Medical checkups can be combined with sightseeing or shopping trips.
Kidney dialysis is a treatment which usually involves using a machine to take over kidney function to filter toxins, waste, and excess fluid from the body. The treatment is required by patients whose kidneys are not functioning properly.
Eyelid surgery, also referred to as blepharoplasty or an eye lift, is a surgery performed to remove bagginess and puffiness from lower eyelids, and droopiness from upper eyelids. It is commonly performed as a cosmetic procedure, but may also be necessary for patients who have obstructed vision due to drooping upper lids. The doctor will usually make a small incision in the upper eyelid or beneath the lower eyelid, in order to remove excess skin and/or fat from the area.
Patients may need a follow up appointment to check progress or get stitches removed.
The hospital is equipped with cutting-edge imaging technology such as their angiography which allows doctors to monitor vital cardio or vascular images in real time. Their multipurpose ultrasound gathers specific 3D and 4D images and can perform elastography on soft tissue to detect disease.
The hybrid hemodynamics room is the first of its kind in Latin America. It combines an operating theatre and cath lab, and allows specialists across many disciplines to work together on complex cases.
The team of specialists that make up the staff at Hospital Zambrano Hellion have been trained to an international standard and regularly take part in multinational programs to develop new therapies and skills.
The Epidemiological Surveillance Unit Hospital (UVEH) oversees the quality of care provided by staff members, which is based on the Mexican Official Standards of Healthcare.
Pésima atención en banco de sangre. Se tardan las horas en tener listos los resultados para ver si eres candidato a donar (que me hace dudar que tengan los aparatos necesarios para hacerlos, hasta parece que los mandan analizar a otro lado). La señorita nos lo hizo saber: tiempo para donación de sangre es de “3 horas”. Jamás me había tardado tanto en ningún hospital.
Super buen servicio en urgencias! Muy bonito hospital también..muy grande que te puedes perder..pero si está en las posibilidades de uno realmente vale la pena ingresar ahí en lugar de otro hospital.
Muy mal servicio
I’m from Monterrey originally but reside now in Dallas, TX. Came down to see some of the specialists in this hospital since it was recommended to me by my Dad.
Have to say I was blown away at how amazing this Hospital is.
The architecture is beautiful, the facility, extremely clean. The people working, very knowledgeable and kind and have your best interest at heart. The doctors, are incredible. Extremely thorough and take the time to answer all of your questions and leave you feeling better than when you came in. I got the opportunity to work with the ENT field with Dr. Luis Miguel Garza Talamas and Dr Israel de La Cruz and the fact that they were bilingual and excellent doctors made my visit worth it. After 7 months of being misdiagnosed they were able to help me with my problem very quickly.
Extremely grateful, highly recommend this hospital and their service to anyone.
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