We are the combination of four hospitals: the General Hospital, the Children’s Hospital, the Women’s Hospital and the Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital. We are part of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus: a world-leading health park where healthcare plays a crucial role.
Below we will list the departments and units that form part of Vall d’Hebron Hospital and the main diseases that we treat. We will also make recommendations based on advice backed up by scientific evidence that has been shown to be effective in guaranteeing well-being and quality of life.
We will guide you from your first visit to the centre, allowing you to find all the departments and make the most of our facilities. Whatever the reason for your visit, we will explain how to get about the hospital.
The Thoracic and Airway Surgery Unit is part of the Paediatric Surgery Department, and emphasises the treatment of congenital pulmonary malformations of the thoracic wall through the application of minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery techniques in selected cases.
Our unit coordinates a multidisciplinary team for treating paediatric airways. We have a great deal of experience in the treatment of infections due to pus accumulated in the lungs (complicated parapneumonic empyema). We coordinated the first multicentre trial published in the world, meaning a clinical trial with several research centres or hospitals and with randomised patients, to compare video-assisted thoracoscopy with treatment with fibrinolytic drugs.
The treatments we offer are the following:
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