Dr. Marcelo Lontra

Dr. Marcelo Lontra

Endometriosis Specialist

Gynecology & Minimal Invasive Surgery

Address

HOSPITAL MOINHOS DE VENTO
R. Tiradentes, 333 - 2° andar - Bloco B - Moinhos de Vento, Porto Alegre - RS, 90560-030, Brazil

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Specialties
  • Endometriosis Excision Surgery
  • Pelvic Endometriosis
  • Fertility and Endometriosis
Profile Description

Dr. Marcelo Lontra, Gynecology & Minimal Invasive Surgery, Endometriosis Specialist.

City: Porto Alegre, Brazil

Philosophy:

Retrograde menstruation model
Endometrial stem cell recruitment theory
Bone marrow–derived stem cell theory
Molecular genetic changes in endometriosis
Epigenetic and microrna alterations in endometriosis

What type of surgery do you perform for endometriosis?:

Excision

Medication:

Progestins for pain;Dienogest Dienogest;2mg per day

Aromatase inhibitors for reduce pain, intestinal symptoms, urinary symptoms and
decrease the volume of laparoscopically visible endometriosis.

Gonadotropin Releasing Hormones (GnRH) antagonists for pain

Approach to Persistent Pain After Surgery:

Repeat imaging and surgery if it´s indicated
Additional Info
Gender:

Male

Hospital Affiliations:

Hospital Militar de Área de Porto Alegre, HMILAPA, Brasil (from 2021 to present)

Insurance:

Unimed;IPERGS, Bradesco, Sul América

Waiting Time:

2 weeks

In Practice Since Year:

2011

Fellowship & Certificates:

- Master's degree in Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências da Saúde at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, UFRGS, Brasil, completed in 2020.
- MBA in Auditoria em Saúde at Centro Universitário Internacional, UNINTER, Brasil, completed in 2020.
- Various courses and certifications related to surgery, oncology, and other medical fields, including Pediatric Advanced Life Support, ACLS, Basic Robotic Surgery Course, and more.
- Completion of a research-based Master's program in Health Sciences with a focus on ACUTE APPENDICITIS and BIOMARKER (leucine-rich alpha-2-glycoprotein-1).

Residency:

- Medical Residence in Cancerologia Cirúrgica at Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceição, GHC, Brasil
- Medical Residence in Cirurgia Geral at Universidade Luterana do Brasil, ULBRA, Brasil

Medical School:

CURSO DE MEDICINA at Universidade Luterana do Brasil, ULBRA, Brasil

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