9 March, 2021
New equipment acquired by the Hospital Clínic Group allows for both early planning that is more adapted to each specific case, as well as assistance during surgery to improve its precision and accuracy. Thanks to this increased customisation and precision, patient recovery is better and faster and the knee prosthesis is also more durable.
1 October, 2020
Dr. Fernández-Valencia performs hip replacement surgery without hospitalisation for the first time in Spain
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona has performed, for the first time in Spain, a hip replacement surgery without the need for hospitalisation. Although in recent years it had been possible to cut the hospitalisation time in half (from 7 days to 3.5 days), the operation had not been possible without hospitalising the patient. The intervention was carried out by Dr. Jenaro Fernández-Valencia, from the Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service and Head of the Hip Section of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and barnaclínic+. The patient was operated on more than 2 months ago (on July 7th) and has not presented any complications. Leer más…
8 February, 2016
On Friday 22 January, Dr. Sergi Sastre , a specialist surgeon in Sports Traumatology of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and Barnaclínic+, repaired a cartilage lesion by arthroscopy with BST-CarGel® . This is a new treatment which has had its excellent results published in an international study that involved the Hospital Clínic’s Knee Unit. Worldwide, this is the first intervention since the acquisition of BST-CarGel® by the multinational Smith & Nephew® . Leer más…