• Tue. Sep 27th, 2022

IMSS holds last National Day for Restoring Medical Services in 2021


The Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) organized the last National Day of Restoration of Medical Services of 2021, number 14, and with this exercise, it closes actions to restore health services this year due to the postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and thus strengthen access to health for the right arm.

From December 17 to 19, 3,242 surgeries and 65,211 specialty, family medicine, stomatology and nutrition consultations were performed at 33 IMSS representative offices in the United States and 23 high specialty medical units (UMAE ).

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In order to improve the life of patients with various diseases, especially chronic degenerative diseases such as diabetes, kidney failure and cancer, 11 kidney transplants were performed, nine of cornea, two of liver and one of bone marrow, as well as nine multiple organ donations and eight tissue donations.

In terms of prevention, 3 thousand 53 mammograms, 6 thousand 398 clinical breast examinations, 13 thousand complete immunization schedules, 49 vasectomies, 736 social work interventions, 18 thousand 296 diabetes detections, 20 thousand 172 of arterial hypertension were performed , 3,225 cervico-uterine cancer and 5,214 hepatitis C.

Thanks to the strategy “120 days of recovery of health services”, the greatest demand for surgical care in the specialties of general and plastic and reconstructive surgery, gynecology, ophthalmology, traumatology and orthopedics and urology was satisfied. During this time, the outpatient consultation concerned general surgery, gynecology, internal medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, oncology, psychiatry, traumatology and orthopedics and urology.

In the Chiapas country office, the goal of 100% was achieved in the consultation of the specialties of trauma, pediatric surgery, urology and nephrology; Family medicine consultations and chronic disease detections were carried out.

In the state of eastern Mexico, 45 family medicine units (UMF) have applied 288 methods of high continuity family planning in women of childbearing age and primarily for chronic pathologies; 70 no-scalpel vasectomy procedures and 42 bilateral tubal occlusion procedures were performed; in addition to 155 surgeries, family medicine consultations and simultaneously Educational Strategies in Social Work and Nutrition.

During OOAD Tabasco Surgical Days cataract removal surgery and intraocular lens placement took place. Generation of 672 ophthalmology consultations. Carrying out of 334 operated patients and 676 surgical interventions.

To increase detection coverage and comply with the Querétaro health services business plan, surgical sessions were organized, consultations for specialties and general type surgeries, traumatology, gynecology, urology, maxillofacial oncology and surgery, in addition to family medicine consultations. and various detection actions.

At UMAE Hospital de Especialidades n ° 25 de Monterrey, Nuevo León, outpatient sessions were held in general surgery, ophthalmology, medical oncology, genetics and transplants; one day of ophthalmic surgery, two liver transplants, one bone marrow transplant, three kidney transplants and five cornea transplants, as well as endoscopy and magnetic resonance imaging.

At the Hospital de Especialidades n ° 2 de Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, the consultation of ophthalmology, nephrology, internal medicine, cardiology, neurology and urology has been increased; Traumatology and orthopedics, Angiology, General surgery, Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology.

The objective of these conferences has been to promote actions that allow continuity and strengthen the prevention, promotion and health care of the right, without ceasing to care for patients with COVID-19.