A genetic study including more than half a million patients by the International Suicide Genetics Consortium, with the participation of IDIBELL and Bellvitge Hospital, has identified two new variants related to the risk of attempting suicide.

Corneal neurotisation by means of microsurgery was the last resource to save the vision of the patient's eye

It was performed jointly by surgeons from the Ophthalmology Department and the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department

The ADELE project will be launched in November and aims to establish a new care model to improve treatment efficiency and patient safety

It includes remote monitoring of implanted devices for arrhythmia control, enlargement and improvement of interventional electrophysiology rooms and patient empowerment

The Functional Unit of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases (UFMAS) of the Bellvitge Hospital has been designated by the Catalan Department of Health as a member of the Network of Clinical Experience Units (XUEC) for these pathologies

In 2020, Bellvitge University Hospital was once again the centre in Spain to implant the highest number of long-term mechanical ventricular assist devices, according to the results presented by specialists from this hospital this September at the annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the Spanish Society of Cardiology

Their higher mortality is attributable to them being older patients with worse underlying pathology and preoperative status, according to a study

During the first wave of the pandemic, the risk of dying after a surgical complication increased from 12.8% to 19%, probably due to the difficult situation in hospitals

These are the conclusions of a large study carried out in 25 Spanish hospitals and coordinated by the Bellvitge Hospital, which has been published in the British Journal of Surgery