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  1. 14 October, 2020

    Three services of the Hospital Clínic among the best in the world in the ‘World’s Best Specialized Hospitals’

    The Hospital Clínic Group of Barcelona has had three of its Institutes included in the ‘World’s Best Specialized Hospitals‘; a classification that recognizes the best hospitals in the world by speciality. The Clinical Cardiovascular Institute (ICCV), led by Dr. Marta Sitges, the Clinical Institute of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (ICMDM), directed by Dr. Josep Vidal, and the Institute of Hemato-oncological Diseases (ICMHO), with Dr. Álvaro Urbano-Ispizua at the helm, are among the best in the world in their respective specialities according to the list produced annually by Newsweek magazine.

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  2. 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…

  3. 22 July, 2020

    What safety measures have we taken for COVID-19?

    At barnaclínic+, the health and safety of our patients and staff is the most important thing. To protect both you and ourselves, and thanks to the experience acquired by the centre in the management of the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, we have clearly defined hygiene and protection protocols based on the scientific evidence available. In accordance with these, we have put in place the corresponding safety measures for COVID-19.

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  4. 1 July, 2020

    Hospital Clinic, the only hospital to perform robotic cardiovascular surgery in Spain

    Hospital Clínic de Barcelona is the only center in Spain that has begun to perform robotic cardiovascular surgeries with the Da Vinci robot. Doctors Daniel Pereda and Elena Sandoval, from the Clínic Cardiovascular Institute, have so far performed 14 interventions with this technique, all of them successful. Most of these interventions were mitral valve repair surgeries. However, this type of intervention offers numerous benefits in the treatment of multiple cardiac pathologies, as stated by Dr. Daniel Pereda, surgeon of the Clinic and barnaclínic+.

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  5. 11 June, 2020

    A new proposal of COVID-19 diagnosis and its possible effects

    In the de-escalation phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in which we find ourselves, it is, and will be, fundamental to correctly diagnose the illness. Furthermore, it is going to be vitally important to identify those persons who have recovered from the illness and its possible post-recovery consequences. Therefore, in barnaclinc+ we have designed various diagnostic protocols for distinct patient profiles: diagnosis of COVID-19 before admittance, confirmation of contact, and evaluation and treatment of the effects post COVID-19.

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  6. 29 May, 2020

    barnaclínic+ is back to business. Frequently Asked Questions

    barnaclínic vuelve a la actividad

    All barnaclínic+ services have reopened between May 11 and 20, and will gradually resume their normal activities. To guarantee the safety of both our patients and professionals, hygiene and disinfection measures have been taken, spaces have been adapted and protocols and paths have been redefined.

    If you have any questions about our opening hours and contactsactive services or security measures, you can refer to this selection of frequently asked questions.

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  7. 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.

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  8. 27 November, 2019

    Hospital Clínic chosen as second-best hospital in Spain for the sixth consecutive year

    Mejor Hospital de España

    Hospital Clínic de Barcelona is the  second  best Spanish hospital according to the 2019  Health Reputation Monitor (Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria, MRS). The first place was won by the Hospital Universitario La Paz, while Gregorio Maranon Hospital closes the Top3. The Clinic was also chosen as  the best hospital in Spain in the following medical specialties: GastroenterologyGeneral and Gastrointestinal surgeryHematologyNephrology and Pulmonology.

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  9. 25 November, 2019

    First robot-assisted complex gynecological surgery led by the Hospital Clínic Group

    Last October 31st, Dr.  Berta Diaz-Feijoo and Dr. Aureli Torné, both professionals at  Gynecology barnaclínic+, performed the first robot-assisted complex gynecological surgery of the Hospital Clínic Group of Barcelona. Dr. Diaz-Feijoo states in the video that “the race for robotic surgery has only just begun.”
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  10. 26 September, 2019

    The best liquid biopsy test for patients with advanced cancer arrives at barnaclínic+

    Guardant-360 test de Biopsia líquida

    From this September, barnaclínic+ Medical Oncology is providing its patients with the best liquid biopsy test currently available for advanced cancerGuardant-360. Thanks to the agreement between the Medical Oncology and Pathology departments of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and the company Guardant Health, the Clínic will be the first centre in Europe to routinely use one of the most advanced liquid biopsy tests on the market.

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