Blog barnaclínic


  1. 28 March, 2019

    The Clinic’s Cardiovascular Surgery performs two heart transplants simultaneously

    Trasplantes cardíacos simultáneos

    The Cardiovascular Surgery Department of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona led by Dr Manuel Castellà has, for the first time, performed two heart transplants simultaneously. Although only one of them was planned and two heart transplants had never been performed simultaneously, the result of both surgeries has been “very satisfactory”.

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  2. 27 March, 2019

    EstimTrack has arrived at barnaclínic+, real-time information on the status of the surgical patient

    Estimtrack barnaclínic+

    For the past few weeks, the hospitalization ward of barnaclínic+ has a new real-time information system for relatives of surgical patients. EstimTrack is a tool that aids monitoring and provides information at all times of the surgical process and the condition of the patient being operated on. This information can be consulted from the screens of the Hospitalisation Room or from any mobile device, thanks to the application (Available for Android and iOS).

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  3. 23 May, 2018

    Peritoneal carcinomatosis: What is it and what is its treatment?

    Carcinomatosis Peritoneal - Carcinomatosi Peritoneal - Peritoneal carcinomatosis

    The term Peritoneal carcinomatosis or Peritoneal carcinosis (PC) is given to every local or massive tumor dissemination affecting the peritoneal serosa and neighboring organs. It usually has two origins: the peritoneum itself (Pseudomyxoma, Mesothelioma) and digestive tract or gynecological tumors.

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  4. 24 March, 2016

    Dr. Antonio Alcaraz: “Surgery is 80% science and 20% art”

    We have released the official channel barnaclínic+ on youtube featuring Dr. Antonio Alcaraz, in the first video of the section Our professionals.  In these videos, our experts will talk about their work, their environment, their team and facilities and their present and future projects.

    Dr. Antonio Alcaraz  is a specialist in urology at the Hospital Clínic and the barnaclínic+, and professor at the University of Barcelona. Leer más…

  5. 9 December, 2015

    Dr. Antonio Alcaraz performs the first full renal transplant through the vagina

    Trasplante renal

    A few days ago the 50th anniversary of the first renal transplantation in Spain, carried out in the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona was celebrated. Recently, Dr. Antonio Alcaraz , head of the Urology Department of the Hospital Clínic and specialist of Urology barnaclínic+, and his team carried out for the first time in the world, a full kidney transplant full through the vagina. Leer más…

  6. 19 August, 2015

    The team of Dr. Antonio Alcaraz combines robotic and NOTES surgery to perform a kidney transplant

    trasplante de riñón

    This last July, a team led by Dr. Antonio Alcaraz , head of the Department of Urology at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and specialist of Urology barnaclínic+, has performed two kidney removals through the vagina of the donors, leaving them with no scars, thanks to a technique called transvaginal nephrectomy . Then, they implanted them in recipients using robotic surgery, using the state-of-the-art, Da Vinci Xi robot. Leer más…