Cardiovascular Surgery involves the surgical treatment of all cardiac and vessel diseases. The surgical team of the Hospital Clinic performs all types of surgeries, from minimally invasive cardiac surgery to ventricular assist device implantation for end-stage heart failure.
Severe or morbid obesity (MO) is the most prevalent nutritional disorder in the Western world and is considered a real disease as it reduces life expectancy and is associated with a high rate of co-morbidity.
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Program in Barcelona started on 12 June 1976 in Hospital Clinic and the clinic became the first Spanish center to perform an allogeneic transplant in Spain. Over the past thirty plus years, more than 1900 transplants have been performed with 1000 of these being allogeneic transplants.
Cancer is a disease characterized by an abnormal, uncontrolled growth of cells in previously healthy tissue. The words tumor, neoplasm and neoformation tend to be used synonymously to define this disease. Oncology Surgery is the branch of General Surgery concerned with the surgical treatment of tumors.
Neurology Service has been designated by Spain’s Ministry of Health as a reference service in the treatment of refractory epilepsy and hereditary ataxias and paraplegias. What’s more, the Spanish Paediatric Neurology Society and the University of Barcelona have entrusted us with the responsibility of training future paediatric neurologists.
Saving little lives: Doctor José María Caffarena is the pediatric heart surgeon with the best results in the world.
All the doctors I have interviewed share many similarities, but the most significant is that they are all god-given doctors. Today we will be talking to one such professional: doctor José María Caffarena.
The Spanish Ministry of Health has designated Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital as a reference service in Spain for the treatment of refractory epilepsy and hereditary ataxias and paraplegias. Likewise, Neurosurgery Service of Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital is a pioneer in the application of deep brain stimulation (DBS), involving the implantation of a medical device that sends electrical impulses to specific parts of the brain for the treatment of dystonias or body movement disorders.
Patients from all over the world visit Dr. Cortes because of his reputation as a leading specialist in breast cancer treatment, but when they meet him, not only do they see a brilliant physician who is on the front line of the fight against cancer, but also a person who inspires, conveys a sense of security and infects others with his positive attitude.
Developmental cancer, also known as childhood cancer, is due to abnormal uncontrolled cell growth in a child’s normal growth process. It is a rare and complex disease that is very different from adult cancer, requiring different care and treatment. It is consequently essential for children with this problem to receive care from a specialized paediatric team.
Helping to start new lives -- interview with Josep María Ramírez -- director of Guttmann Institute in Barcelona
Josep María Ramírez is a legendary figure. A permanent director of Guttmann Institute for 25 years, he converted this hospital into a leading neurorehabilitation center known the world over. A person committed to society and the disabled. A tireless fighter.