Blog barnaclínic


  1. 15 June, 2021

    The Hospital Clínic Group is the first centre in Spain to have a digital gamma camera

    Gammacámara digital

    In the study of disease, imaging tests are of great value. Both in the diagnosis and later when planning interventions, knowing exactly what the morphology of an organ or its functionality is like is key. For this reason, in recent years there has been a great technological effort to achieve greater precision in these tests. One of the latest technologies is the digital gamma camera, a device that has just been incorporated into the services of the Hospital Clínic Group, a pioneer in the use of this type of technology throughout Spain.

    Read more…

  2. 20 May, 2021

    Hospital Clínic is the first Spanish centre to perform 1,000 living donor kidney transplants

    Primer hospital 1000 Trasplantes de donante vivo

    The Hospital Clínic is a reference centre in Spain when it comes to kidney transplants. On July 27, 1965, doctors Josep María Gil-Verat and Antoni Caralps completed the first kidney transplant in Spain. In all the time that has elapsed since then, 5,000 transplant operations have been carried out in the centre, of which 1,000 have been from a living donor, being the first centre in our country to achieve this figure. Some numbers that undoubtedly serve to highlight the transcendental role that the centre plays in our country with regard to kidney transplants.

    Read more…

  3. 25 March, 2021

    The Hospital Clínic Group, pioneer and leader in robotic surgery

    Cirugía Robótica en barnaclínic+ Grup Hospital Clínic

    Greater precision in surgery and reduced risks and complications during interventions result in better outcomes for patients. This is what robotic surgery provides, one of the great advances that technological developments in medicine have made possible in recent years. One of the centres that has made the most significant commitment to this type of surgery is the Hospital Clínic Group and barnaclínic+.

    Read more…

  4. 16 February, 2021

    The AEMPS approves the use of a CAR-T therapy developed by the Hospital Clínic Group for the treatment of a type of leukaemia

    CAR-T ARI-0001 Inmunoterapia contra la leucemia

    In recent years, cancer treatment has been revolutionised by immunotherapy, an approach that uses a patient’s own immune system to attack tumour cells. The Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS) has just approved ARI-0001, a CAR T-cell therapy (a type of immunotherapy) developed entirely by the Hospital Clínic Group, for use as a medicinal product. This is the first time that a treatment with genetically modified cells developed entirely in Europe has been approved by a regulatory agency, and it is also the first time that it has been done without the backing of a pharmaceutical company.

    Read more…

  5. 29 November, 2019

    Four barnaclínic+ professionals among the best scientists in the world

    Mejores científicos del mundo - Millors científics del món

    A few days ago, Clarivate Analytics  published the Highly Cited Researchers list that identifies the most influential scientists in the world. Four professionals from barnaclinic+ medical staff are present on this list, which brings together 1% of the most cited experts in their specialties. So, among the best scientists in the world , we have doctors such as Josep Dalmau Ramon Estruch Francesc Graus  and Eduard Vieta.

    Read more…