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.
Parkinson's disease is a dysfunction of the basal ganglia caused by degeneration of the cells that produce dopamine in the substantia nigra.
It is a progressive neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system that affects the parts of the brain involved in controlling and coordinating movement, muscle tone and posture.
The prevalence of Parkinson’s in Catalonia is 229 in every 100,000 people.
This is focused on empowering patients and their carers to achieve behavioural changes within their own control and to motivate them to continue treatment long term. It centres on reducing medication and gaining quality of movement. The main goal is functional independence for the individual and general physical condition from the onset of the disease. It is all geared towards minimising secondary complications and the risk of falls.
There are a growing number of studies emphasising that aerobic activity may have a neuro-protective effect. Likewise, during treatment, preventing inactivity, falling and fear of getting around or falling is stressed.
Kidney transplant treatment sheet
Spinal Cord Injuries
Musculoskeletal Techniques and Ultrasound Unit
Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain Management
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Plastic Surgery and Burns
Traumatology Intensive Care
Bone Metabolism Unit
Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Emergency Care
Inflammation and Autoimmunity Unit
Paediatric Rheumatology Unit
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