Addis Ababa Medical College – Hargeisa Branch

The Vertical Gastrectomy

June 28th, 2016

The laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, also known as sleeve gastrectomy is a new surgical procedure for weight reduction that cuts 75% of the stomach to make this the shape of tube or banana. As a result, food intake is restricted, and the person is satisfied with less food, giving way to a slimmer figure. This procedure removes the portion of the stomach that produces hunger-stimulating hormones. Unlike other procedures such as gastric bypass, vertical gastrectomy does not alter the intestine, and causes slight dizziness, vomiting and diarrhea. Gastric Sleeve Surgery is a good option for those patients who suffer from conditions such as anemia, which could put at risk if they were undergoing procedures such as gastric bypass, where it modifies the gut and reduces the absorption of nutrients. This surgery is less invasive compared to, is between 45-60 minutes and requires an average of two days of hospitalization, weight loss is about 100 pounds or 45.3kg, during the first six months. It also presents a lower risk of blood clots that the gastric bypass.

In the, even when the stomach has been drastically reduced, normal continuous operation. The doctor must determine whether the patient is a candidate for this procedure based on your age, body mass index and medical history. Once surgery is performed it is irreversible. There is no insurance company to cover the costs of this operation as it is considered by insurance companies as a cosmetic procedure. Regards, Hector Bernal Surgeon specializing in metabolic and obesity surgery Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)


June 12th, 2016

Resume of Ken Wilber‘s idea of what is pre-personal, personal and transpersonal and concepts of premodern, modern and transmodern, and the relationship between the ego and being. Spirituality, our true nature with Jeffrey Kane. Here we will try to define spirituality as an important integral concept as a way of identifying the essence of being human. Holistic vision forward as the centrality of the spirit, where they see children with spiritual beings. It refers to not confuse spirituality with individualism. We plan that we are spiritual beings trying to be human beings and to that extent as it takes on greater responsibility, the more vision and consciousness have (spiritual erguismo.) On the other hand, spirituality is a transcendence of ego, is not the same development personal development spiritual work in opposite directions.

Spirituality is transformative. The evolution of consciousness and cultural change with Ron Miller. The dialogue provides a holistic education that will transcend across countries despite the different ideological currents. We are at a point where it is necessary to seek new paradigms to respond to the reality we live. We need to create new educational models but being open to possible changes that are provided without being hostage to it. It is necessary to establish a new vision more in keeping with holistic education where in which aspires to have a more consistent, a more compromised. Holistic education needed to develop into a sustainable society, where the inclusion of development of spirituality. Gallegos provides three aspects of importance are: holistic education, society and sustainable development of the new consciousness, as well as the relationship between these three aspects.