28 March, 2019
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”.
27 March, 2019
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).
11 March, 2019
El equipo del Dr. Isam Alobid desarrolla una cirugía que permite la reconstrucción total del tabique nasal
Por primera vez en la historia, cirujanos e investigadores del Grupo Hospital Clínic, liderados por el Dr. Isam Alobid (Otorrinolaringología), desarrollan una técnica que permite la reconstrucción total del tabique nasal. En el equipo del Dr. Alobid, formado por profesionales de diversas disciplinas, entre ellos: Alfonso Santamaría, Cristóbal Langdon, Mauricio López-Chacón, Arturo Cordero, Joaquim Enseñat, Ricardo Carrau y Manuel Bernal-Sprekelsen. Después de un año de la primera cirugía realizada con esta técnica, el paciente presenta una recuperación total de la función nasal y una mejora sustancial de la calidad de vida. Read more…
9 January, 2019
For the past few days, barnaclínic+ has been offering the possibility of carrying out a genetic study to detect cancer risk. It is an early detection test for the risk of developing some types of cancer and, above all, what is known as hereditary cancer.
5 December, 2018
As it does every year, Clarivate Analytics publishes Highly Cited Researchers, the list of the most influential scientists in the world. And, once again this year, it features leading professionals from the barnaclínic+ medical team. On this occasion, it includes Drs Josep Dalmau, Ramón Estruch, Francesc Graus, Eduard Tolosa and Eduard Vieta.
4 December, 2018
La Paz and the Hospital Clínic, the public hospitals with the best reputation in Spain for the fifth consecutive year
According to the 2018 Health Reputation Monitor (Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria, MRS), Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and Hospital Universitario La Paz have been selected for the fifth consecutive year as the public hospitals with the best reputation in Spain. In addition to once again securing this high placement in the public hospitals category, it also tops general lists (public and private) for the following specialities: Digestive system, General and digestive surgery, Haematology, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology
18 October, 2018
The New barnaclinic+ Paediatric FASD Unit (UneSAF) offers diagnosis and follow-up for children affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Made up of a multidisciplinary team of leading experts, on a national and international level, with over 15 years’ experience in FASD-related treatment, teaching and research. Furthermore, it is the only Unit in the country to specialise in this disease and offer diagnosis and psychological (cognitive-behavioural), speech therapy and educational treatment, among others.
21 September, 2018
The Hospital Clínic de Barcelona group has a long tradition in Hepatology. It is not surprising that it was the first centre in Spain to have a specific Department, founded 50 years ago. It was also the first centre in the country to have a Hepatic Disease ICU and a Hepatic Haemodynamics Unit. Both have been refurbished this year, and are still the only high-complexity units in Spain, and one of the few in Europe specifically for liver diseases. Read more…
9 September, 2018
For a few weeks now, the Pulmonology Department at barnaclínic+ has had a specific Unit for “stopping smoking”. Led by Dr Jacobo Sellerés, the barnaclínic+ Smoking Cessation Unit is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of this illness and it specialises in treating complex smokers and patients with Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease (DILD). Read more…
17 July, 2018
Thanks to a donation from barnaclínic+, the Hospital Clínic Group has become the first centre in Catalonia and one of the first in Spain to benefit from a new state-of-the-art robotic visualisation platform. This new surgical microscope incorporates a range of functionalities that facilitate intelligent positioning by the surgeon, reduce manual movements and allow better visualisation of the area of the brain being operated on. What is more, with this technology come shorter recovery times and better prognoses for neurosurgery patients.