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 term “univentricular heart” encompasses a wide range of cardiac alterations characterized by the fact that just one ventricle supports systemic and pulmonary circulation.
Clinical symptoms and subsequent treatment are determined by the amount of flow that reaches the lungs. Depending on this, defects can be separated into two groups.
Echocardiogram is the most important tool to define the anatomy of the heart and the large vessels in patients with single ventricle.
Total caval-pulmonary deviation, or Fontan circulation, is achieved through a series of procedures in several stages:
Evolution following this treatment is very good. The survival rate is around 90% after 10 years and 85% after 15 years.
In some cases, a heart transplant may be required in the long term due to improper functioning.
General and Digestive Surgery
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Pneumology, allergology and cystic fibrosis
Diabetes and Pregnancy Unit
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Transplants
Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Obstetric and Gynaecological Emergency Care
Paediatric Hospitalisation and Hospital Paediatrics Unit
Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain Management
Paediatric Maxillofacial Surgery
Paediatric Digestive Surgery and Transplants
Paediatric emergency care
Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
Neonatal and Foetal Surgery
Endocrine, Metabolic, and Bariatric Surgery
Congenital Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults
Prematurity Prevention Unit
Plastic Surgery and Burns
Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery
Paediatric Oncological Surgery Unit
Foetal Medicine and Surgery Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care
Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiencies Unit
Hereditary Angioedema Unit
Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutritional Support and Paediatric Hepatic Transplants
Paediatric Oncology and Haematology
Obstetrics Ultrasound Unit
Social Obstetrics Unit
Gynaecological Oncology and Pathology of the Lower Genital Tract
Diagnostic and Interventional Haemodynamics
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Prenatal Diagnosis Unit
Perinatal Mental Health Unit
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