It is part of three Networks of Clinical Experience Units (XUEC) in Minority Diseases in adults existing in Catalonia. About 3,000 patients are treated with more than 200 rare pathologies.

This Sunday, February 28, the World Day for Rare Diseases is celebrated with the slogan in Catalonia "Together we make pineapple".

The Catalan Society of Otorhinolaryngology has awarded the prize in the best publication of the year 2020 to Dr. Marta Fulla, specialist physician of the Otorhinolaryngology Service of our hospital.

The Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Unit of the Bellvitge University Hospital has participated very actively in the development of the Consensus on the nomenclature of hospital diets in Catalonia, a document that unifies the terminology used so far in hospitals and that will allow patients to professionals share hot springs and concepts regardless of their workplace.

El Dr. Eduard Castells Cuch, cap del Servei de Cirurgia Cardíaca de l'Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge entre els anys 1988 i el 2020, ha mort aquest 22 de febrer a Barcelona als 80 anys d'edat.

This is confirmed by a study published in The Lancet that has had the participation of researchers from the Bellvitge University Hospital and IDIBELL.

The algorithm, based on data from about 20,000 patients, will allow in the future to decide the best therapeutic option for each person to avoid new episodes of heart failure The article establishes the bases for future studies in which patients can be treated according to the strategies recommended for these tools.