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.
Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect is a rare heart condition characterised by a lack of connection between the right ventricle and the pulmonary arteries.
This is a rare congenital heart defect characterised by no connection between the right ventricle and the pulmonary arteries. It is an extreme type of Tetralogy of Fallot in which blood enters the lungs to be oxygenated by bypassing the heart.
Blood can reach the lungs via the pulmonary arteries themselves, which are not connected to the heart, or via the collateral arteries, which originate from the thoracic aorta and directly supply the lung. There are significant anatomical differences between vessels which must be studied in each individual child.
This condition is very heterogeneous, which creates the variability seen in the pulmonary arteries. Two groups can be distinguished:
The prognosis of this disease depends on the growth of the pulmonary arteries to be able to surgically repair the condition.
It is a rare congenital heart condition which makes up 1-2% of all congenital heart defects.
In most cases, diagnosis is via foetal echocardiogram. This ultrasound will show the lack of connection between the heart and the pulmonary arteries, as well as the presence of VSD. Through this test the size and position of the pulmonary arteries can also be measured.
When a child is born, it has a certain quantity of oxygen, known as “saturation”, in its blood which is around 80-90% of the normal level, although this is enough for the child to develop normally.
Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplants
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Paediatric emergency care
Hereditary Angioedema Unit
Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine
Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Diagnostic and Interventional Haemodynamics
Pneumology, allergology and cystic fibrosis
Aortic pathology and Marfan syndrome
Obstetrics Ultrasound Unit
Cardiovascular Critical Care Unit
Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain Management
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Physics and Radiation Protection
Paediatric Digestive Surgery and Transplants
Paediatric Oncology and Haematology
Prenatal Diagnosis Unit
Social Obstetrics Unit
Angiology, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Surgery
General and Digestive Surgery
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutritional Support and Paediatric Hepatic Transplants
Endocrine, Metabolic, and Bariatric Surgery
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Corneal and Ocular Surface Section
Diabetes and Pregnancy Unit
Perinatal Mental Health Unit
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Transplants
Gynaecological Oncology and Pathology of the Lower Genital Tract
Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery
Tobacco cessation (quitting smoking)
Paediatric Maxillofacial Surgery
Haematology and Haemotherapy
Obstetric and Gynaecological Emergency Care
Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology
Congenital Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults
Intensive care medicine
Echocardiogram and cardiac imaging unit
Uveitis and Eye Inflammation
Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
Inherited Heart Disease
Strokes and Cerebral Haemodynamics
Neonatal and Foetal Surgery
Abdominal wall surgery
Endocrinology and Nutrition
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat)
Coronary care unit
Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery
Prematurity Prevention Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care
Plastic Surgery and Burns
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiencies Unit
Clinical and molecular genetics
Paediatric Hospitalisation and Hospital Paediatrics Unit
Paediatric Oncological Surgery Unit
Foetal Medicine and Surgery Unit
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