Blog barnaclínic

  1. 8 February, 2016

    Dr. Sergi Sastre repairs a cartilage lesion with BST-CarGel, a new treatment

    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…

  2. 10 December, 2015

    Two barnaclínic+ professionals in the top 50 most valued doctors

    The medical directory Top Doctors has announced the top 50 medical candidates of specialists to win the second edition of the Top Doctors Awards 2015. These 50 physicians are the most recommended by the medical collective who form part of the platform. Among the candidates for the prize, are two barnaclínic + professionals: Dr. María José Ribal, specialist in urology, and Dr.Vicente Riambau , from the Angiology and Vascular Surgery service.

    The Top Doctors  award has been given by the company since 2014 in Spain and for more than 10 years in the United States, with the objective of rewarding medical excellence.

    In the 2014 edition, barnaclínic + had two winners: Dr. Juan Carlos García-Valdecasas, specialist in General Surgery and Digestion , and Dr. Eduard Gratacós , Chief of the Maternal-fetal Medicine service. In addition, three other barnaclínic+  professionals  formed part of the Top 50: Dr. Antonio Alcaraz,  Head of the Department of Urology at the Clinic, Dr. Josep Brugada, a specialist in Arrhythmias and Sudden Death, and Dr. Josep Mª Campistol , Nephrologist and Medical Director of the Hospital Clínic.

  3. 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…

  4. 26 November, 2015

    The Hospital Clínic awarded the TOP20 for the fifteenth time

    For the fifteenth time, the Hospital Clinic has been awarded a TOP20 Award. The awards are granted annually, and by the company IASIST for sixteen years. The TOP20 Awards recognize the best Spanish hospitals and the best clinical areas of the year. Leer más…

  5. 24 November, 2015

    Four barnaclínic+ professionals receive the Professional Excellence Awards from the COMB

    Yesterday, Monday 23 November, the Colegio Oficial de Medicos de Barcelona (COMB) (Official College of Doctors of Barcelona)  awarded the 2015 Professional Excellence Awards. At this year’s edition, held in the Teatro Romea, COMB awarded 51 physicians and 4 assistant teams. Among the protagonists, four Barnaclínic+ professionals received the above mentioned award in recognition of their professional careers. Leer más…

  6. 17 November, 2015

    Dr. Eduardo García Cruz receives the award for “Best Ideas” from the journal “Diario Médico”

    Yesterday, at the National Theatre of Catalonia the awards for The best ideas 2015” took place.  The event was organized by the Diario Médico (Medical Journal) publication which specialises in health and medicine. In this fourteenth edition of the awards, one of our doctors has been featured and presented with an award.

    Dr. Eduardo Garcia Cruz, responsible for the Men’s Health Unit, barnaclínic+, received the award for The Best Idea 2015 in the category of Research and pharmacology for the SmartGlass Experience project. Together with Dr. García Cruz, Joanna Parlinska, Design Thinking Manager, and Arthur Bretonnet, Project Manager, both from Soft For You (SFY) , the project’s developer went to collect the prize. Leer más…

  7. 5 November, 2015

    barnaclínic+ promotes its services in the International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC) Dubai

    On 7 and 8 October, a fair specialising in medical tourism was held in Dubai International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC). The Turisme de Barcelona management, under the Barcelona Health programme, carried out this first joint international promotion with the Barcelona Medical Agency (BMA).

    The Barcelona delegation, headed by Jordi William Carnes, CEO of Turisme de Barcelona , and Marta Fernández as representative of barnaclínic+, met with the Dubai health authorities during the fair (Dubai Health Authority) to promote Barcelona as a health destination.

    barnaclínic+ took the opportunity to present its services brochure and value proposal to the authorities, as well as to other potential collaborators, insurers, hospitals, medical providers and other intermediaries in the area and countries in the Persian Gulf.

    On analysing the success of this first promotional event in Dubai, Jordi William Carnes said that he sees “a strategic segment which can advance, even more, in tourist deseasonalisation”, in the health sector with the objective of “capturing more valuable touristic activity with more spending power”.


  8. 11 September, 2015

    New operating theatre integrated neurosurgery with intraoperative imaging

    The Hospital Clínic Group  has a new integrated operating theatre for neurosurgery that offers the latest and best technology in intraoperative imaging. This new surgical equipment will allow complex interventions to be carried out with minimally invasive techniques. Leer más…

  9. 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…

  10. 15 July, 2015

    New technology for the operating theatre for hepatic, biliary and pancreatic surgery

    cirugía hepática

    The Hepato-biliopancreatic surgery unit at the Hospital Clínic Group is enjoying using a new endoscopic technology system that gives the surgeon more precision in the operating theatre and a more reliable diagnosis. Leer más…