The Clinic’s Cardiovascular Surgery performs two heart transplants simultaneously
The Cardiovascular Surgery Department of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona led by Dr Manuel Castellàhas, 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". […]
EstimTrack has arrived at barnaclínic+, real-time information on the status of the surgical patient
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 […]
New barnaclínic+ genetic study to detect risk of cancer, early diagnosis and prevention
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. Hereditary cancer is one caused by a hereditary predisposition. Up to 10% of all cancers are hereditary. […]
Do you know what cardiovascular risk is? I'll explain…
Cardiovascular risk is the probability that a person or group of people can have a cardiovascular eventwithin a certain period of time. In this definition there are several elements that must be explained: the concepts of "risk" and "probability", what we mean by "group of people", what is a "cardiovascular event", what does it mean and what importance does "time" have, and how cardiovascular "prevention" is performed. Let's take a look... […]
Treatment, endometriosis surgery and can I have children after the surgery?
- On the occasion of World Endometriosis Day, we dedicate a video and a post to explain the main treatment options for this gynaecological disease, as well as to point out in which cases endometriosis surgery is indicated and if it is possible to have children after the surgery.
Endometriosis is a chronic, benign and gynaecological disease that can affect 2 out of 10 women of reproductive age [...]
What benefits does minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery offer?
The reduction of surgical aggression has multiple benefits, since it allows us to achieve the same objectives of conventional surgery with less impact the patient. A few days ago, we talked specifically about Port Access surgery and, even then, we said that it is a much less traumatic technique. Let's see other benefits of minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery […]
The perforation of the nasal septum is a medical condition in which, the cartilaginous membrane dividing the nostrils develops a hole or fissure. A perforated nasal septum may cause annoying symptoms such as nasal obstruction, mucus discharge, nasal crusts and frequent nosebleeds. It is usually a consequence of previous nasal surgeries. […]