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.
Once pulmonary hypertension (PH) has been diagnosed, pharmacological treatment should begin and the infant’s habits should be changed. Consistency in both elements is required to keep the illness under control.
It is important to take into account the following:
Pulmonary hypertension requires highly specialised treatment, therefore, each case needs to be treated in reference units with a multidisciplinary team.
Nursing staff equip the child’s main carers and, depending on their age, the child, with the knowledge, skills and aptitudes they need to manage and treat the condition at home.
Although the main symptom is difficulty breathing, initially following exercise and later when resting, the symptoms in paediatrics are non-specific and depend on the age of the child and the evolution of the illness:
Look out for the following warning signs and, if they appear, see a doctor:
Paediatric Maxillofacial Surgery
Paediatric Digestive Surgery and Transplants
Paediatric emergency care
Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain Management
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 Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiencies Unit
Hereditary Angioedema Unit
Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine
Paediatric Intensive Care
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
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
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