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Sant Joan De Déu - Barcelona Children’s Hospital
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (Barcelona, Spain) accepts children for treatment from the infant age to 21. The Hospital belongs to Top-5 medical institutions in Europe and is recognized as the most authoritative one in the field of pediatric oncology treatment. The Center has its own Laboratory for Molecular Medicine where innovative therapeutic methods are developed.
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Sant Joan Barcelona in 2017: figures and facts:
- over 13,000 surgeries;
- over 3,000 deliveries;
- over 225,000 outpatients;
- 328 stationary beds;
- 1,484 staff.
Barcelona Children's Hospital (Sant Joan de Déu) was founded in 1867. Now it is a leading medical Mother and Child Center which provides comprehensive healthcare services. The Clinic belongs to the system of the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI) and is accredited by the National Board of Health in Spain.
There are two huge divisions at St. Joan (Spain):
- Child’s Unit (treatment all known pediatric diseases including oncological and hematological ones);
- Women’s Unit (childbearing, pregnancy at risk, fetal medicine, gynecology).
Technological Innovations at Sant Joan (Barcelona)
The Hospital is working on development of innovative and safe methods for treatment of different types of pathologies. Laboratories study genetic material of DNA, pathologies of hereditary disorders of connective tissue, molecular biology of cancer, disease of fetal type and neurometabolic disorders. The specialists of Sant Joan De Déu have already registered 11 scientific discoveries. Currently, they are working on:
- telemonitoring of pregnant patients;
- development of smart sensors for newborns’ boxes;
- therapy through the game.
Specialized Departments of Barcelona Children's Hospital
Center of Oncology and Hematology
Sant Joan de Déu is one of the best hospitals in Spain and Europe specialized in treatment of oncological and onco-hematological diseases in children. Its Center has 4 separate boxes with HEPA-filters and positive pressure for patients after bone marrow transplantation.
Features of the Oncology and Hematology Department:
- The Hospital is one the 1st in Europe applied an intra-arterial chemotherapy for patients with retinoblastoma. Method allows to preserve an eye and affects only on malignant tumors without damaging healthy tissues.
- The survival rate with acute lymphoblastic leukemia is 84%.
- The survival rate after bone marrow transplant: allogeneic one from a related donor - 90-100%, from unrelated one - 70-80%.
- The Department of St. Joan is the first in Europe to use immunotherapy anti-GD2 drug for neuroblastoma treatment. This therapy increases a survival rate at 20%.
- The researchers have developed a tissue from nanofiber for local treatment of cancer.
- The specialists develop a vaccine against tumors of brain and medulla.
Preserving of an eye at retinoblastoma stage 4
Survival rate for patients with localized tumors
Recovery rate in case of Ewing’s sarcoma
Recovery rate in case of osteosarcoma
Center of Cardiology
Over 200 surgeries are conducted annually in the Cardiology Center of Sant Joan, Spain. The specialists successfully perform cardiac surgeries of high complexity in children with cardiovascular diseases, congenital heart disorders, defects of interatrial septum, etc.
The Center consists of 2 departments - cardiac and surgical ones. It is the best cardiac center in Europe with the lowest mortality rate and the highest success rate for surgeries on heart.
Department of Surgery
The specialists of the Department apply minimally invasive methods which reduce complications and side-effects:
- tendoscopic surgery;
- system of robotic microscopy;
- laser surgical system;
- ultrasonic surgical aspirator.
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
Patients from all over the world with disorders and damages of locomotor system appeal to hospital Sant Joan De Déu in Barcelona. The best orthopedists in Spain in the field of scoliosis who apply innovative techniques to correct a posture, straighten children’s backs, treat pediatric arthrogryposis, pathologies of hip joint, different types of tumors, inflammation of bone and soft tissues, clubfoot and birth defects, etc.
The Department of Neurology
The specialists of the Department treat children of any age with neurological disorders: neurometabolic diseases, refractory epilepsy, hereditary spastic paraplegia, ataxia. The Department is recognized by Ministry of Health as a top institution in the field of neurology.
The Department of Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation
The team of the Department consists of rehab doctors who cooperate with specialists from other units and coordinate a process of rehabilitation. When a final diagnosis is established, individual rehabilitation plan is developed.
Department of Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation of Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona accepts patients with such diagnoses:
- craniocerebral injury;
- apoplectic attack;
- neurological disorders;
- traumas of a spinal cord;
- diseases of locomotor system;
- absence of a limb and amputations;
- rheumatic diseases;
- respiratory diseases;
- dysfunctions of a bladder and anal sphincter.
Service at Sant Joan Children’s Hospital
Patients live in comfortable wards (1-,2- or 3-room). If necessary, staff of St. Joan provides an assistance in booking of a hotel.
Also the Hospital helps with visa and other documents. The transfer and interpreter’s service are paid additionally. The staff speaks English and Spanish.
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