Pneumothorax (from the Greek “pneuma” – air and “thorax” – chest) – this is a pathology, consisting in the fact that air accumulates in the pleural cavity.
In order to better understand the mechanism of development of pneumothorax, it is necessary to imagine the anatomy of the lungs.
The pleura is the shell in which every lung is enclosed. We can say that the lung is surrounded by a kind of bag. In turn, the pleura is formed by two so-called leaves: visceral, or pulmonary, which is spliced with lung tissue, and parietal, external. Continue reading
Flatfoot is a deformation of the foot, its flattening. When flat feet stop in the longitudinal and transverse directions, it flattens and thus loses its depreciation properties.
At first glance, flatfoot is not such a serious illness. In fact, dysfunction of the foot is reflected in all organs, so flatfoot gives very unpleasant and serious consequences for the whole organism.
1. Pain and heaviness in the legs, especially when walking Continue reading
Today, the treatment of brain tumors, both malignant and benign, is increasingly used direction of radiation therapy, which uses high-precision radiation, the so-called stereotactic.
What is stereotactic radiation?
Stereotactic radiation as a radiosurgery area involves the use of high doses of radiation that act directly on the tumor. At the same time, healthy tissues located near the tumor are almost not affected, and pathological cells are destroyed. That is why stereotactic irradiation is also called high-precision. Continue reading