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.
Ampullary epidermolysis is a group of genetic disorders that may present themselves in various ways, from milder forms to more severe ones: affecting the skin and mucous membranes, involving the formation of blisters and vesicles after the slightest trauma. They can also affect other organs, in different ways.
The best thing is if the patients, their families and their caregivers receive comprehensive health education, especially when they are first diagnosed, during the baby’s first few days, when skin lesions can already begin to occur.
The education aimed at preventing the evolution and complications of the disease will be given by professionals from the following disciplines:
Skin affected by ampullary epidermolysis is very sensitive to the slightest pressure or friction, which then causes a blister to form. To avoid damage, bear in mind the following recommendations:
Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplants
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Tobacco cessation (quitting smoking)
Traumatology Intensive Care
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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
Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain Management
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Diagnostic and Interventional Haemodynamics
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat)
Coronary care unit
Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery
Prematurity Prevention Unit
Bone Metabolism Unit
Angiology, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Surgery
General and Digestive Surgery
Physics and Radiation Protection
Paediatric Digestive Surgery and Transplants
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
Inflammation and Autoimmunity Unit
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Transplants
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutritional Support and Paediatric Hepatic Transplants
Endocrine, Metabolic, and Bariatric Surgery
Paediatric emergency care
Hereditary Angioedema Unit
Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine
Paediatric Rheumatology Unit
Paediatric Maxillofacial Surgery
Gynaecological Oncology and Pathology of the Lower Genital Tract
Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery
Pneumology, allergology and cystic fibrosis
Aortic pathology and Marfan syndrome
Obstetrics Ultrasound Unit
Cardiovascular Critical Care Unit
Musculoskeletal Techniques and Ultrasound Unit
Strokes and Cerebral Haemodynamics
Neonatal and Foetal Surgery
Haematology and Haemotherapy
Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Emergency Care
Spinal Cord Injuries
Paediatric Oncology and Haematology
Prenatal Diagnosis Unit
Social Obstetrics Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care
Plastic Surgery and Burns
Abdominal wall surgery
Endocrinology and Nutrition
Obstetric and Gynaecological Emergency Care
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Corneal and Ocular Surface Section
Diabetes and Pregnancy Unit
Perinatal Mental Health Unit
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