Day care is a form of hospital admission through which specialized, curative and recovery medical assistance is provided, concentrating, in a 12-hour interval, during the day, examinations, investigations, therapeutic acts performed under medical supervision.

The advantages of day care hospitalization services offered by Laurus Medical Centres are as follows:

  1. diagnosis, treatment and monitoring services are available upon appoint, for patients that do not require continuous admission and that cannot be solved in outpatient conditions;
  2. the patients is not forced to spend a lot of time in the hospital, as long-term admission is not required;
  3. active patients can benefit from the day care services in their free time, without requiring days off from work;
  4. service packages are available.

Day care services are offered by highly trained professionals, using high performance equipment, in a modern hospital unit.

Surgical specialties for which day care services are available Surgical procedure according to Annex 22 to the Order 196/139/2017
Gastroenterology Upper GI Endoscopy
Upper GI Endoscopy with Biopsy
Lower GI Endoscopy
Lower GI Endoscopy with Biopsy
Dermatology/General Surgery Subcutaneous tissue skin biopsy
Excision of skin injuries and of the subcutaneous tissue
Electrotherapy of skin lesions, multiple/single lesions
Partial resection of ingrown nails
Excisional debridement of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
General Surgery Excisional debridement of the soft tissue
Removal of foreign bodies from the skin and the subcutaneous tissue, with incision
Surgical therapy of the perianal fissure
Urology Endoscopic removal of the urethral stent
Percutaneous suprapubic cyst ostomy
Endoscopic removal of bladder stones
Hydrodistention of the urinary bladder under endoscopic control
Transrectal prostate biopsy (with biopsy needle)
Penile lesion biopsy

Medical specialties for which day care services are available List of medical conditions according to Annex 22 to the Order 196/139/2017
Internal Medicine Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus
Primary essential hypertension
Other forms of angina pectoris, without coronography
Unspecified chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy, without coronography
Mitral (valve) insufficiency, without surgery indication
Aortic (valve) stenosis, without surgery indication
Aortic (valve) insufficiency (without coronography, without surgery indication)
Other specified cerebrovascular diseases
Other acute upper respiratory infections, with multiple locations
Acute upper respiratory infections, unspecified
Unspecified viral pneumonia
Unspecified lobar pneumonia
Other pneumonias, with unspecified microorganisms
Pneumonia, unspecified
Acute bronchitis, unspecified
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, with the acute upper respiratory infection
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, with acute exacerbation, unspecified
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified
Other iron deficiency anaemia
Ischemic cardiomyopathy
Active chronic hepatitis, not classified elsewhere
Non-specific reactive hepatitis
Other cholecystitis
Atherosclerosis of the lower limb arteries with intermittent claudication
Low back pain
Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology Gastroesophageal reflux disease with esophagitis
Gastroesophageal reflux disease without esophagitis
Other acute gastritis
Unspecified chronic gastritis
Unspecified gastroduodenitis
Unspecified non-infectious gastroenteritis and colitis
Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea
Irritable bowel syndrome without diarrhea
Alcoholic hepatitis
Fatty degeneration of the liver, not classified elsewhere
Chronic cholecystitis
Other specified gallbladder diseases
Probably infectious diarrhea and gastroenteritis
Chronic viral hepatitis B without DELTA agent
Chronic viral hepatitis C
Iron deficiency anaemia, unspecified
Iron deficiency anaemia, secondary to blood loss (chronic)
Acute duodenal ulcer without previously diagnosed haemorrhage or perforation
Lower limb varicose vein without ulceration or inflammation
Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of the lower limbs, unspecified
(Chronic) (peripheral) venous insufficiency
Dermatology Psoriasis vulgaris
Allergic urticaria (without Quincke Edema)
Localized edema
Dermatology/General Surgery Ingrown nail
Benign lipomatous tumour of the skin and of the subcutaneous trunk tissue
Varicose vein with lower limb ulcerations
Urology/Internal Medicine/General Surgery/Gastroenterology Other specified medical care services
Internal Medicine/Urology Acute cystitis
Urology Penile sheath hypertrophy, phimosis/paraphimosis
Urinary tract infection of unspecified location