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Gynaecology

Comprehensive, cutting-edge and high-quality care in diseases specific to women's health, from adolescence to adulthood.

SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital offers women comprehensive, high-quality care, from both a technical and a human point of view, in the field of uterine, breast and adnexal disease. We also provide care for Gynaecological Oncology, pelvic floor disease, Endocrinology and problems related to reproduction.

Adulthood Specialties

Uterine disease

Congenital uterine abnormalities and other benign disease (fibroids, endometrial polyps, functional bleeding, etc.) may be diagnosed and treated in those who wish to reproduce.

It is not covered by public health

Adnexal disease

This affects the uterine adnexa, which consists of the Fallopian tubes and the ovaries. It tends to be diagnosed by ultrasound and, when necessary, treated by laparoscopy.

It is not covered by public health

Benign breast disease

This disease is not cancer (it includes cysts, lipomas and fibroadenomas). It does not increase the risk of breast cancer, but should be followed and treated by a specialist.

It is not covered by public health

Pelvic floor

We are experts in conservative and surgical therapies to improve and/or resolve the two main pelvic floor weakness diseases: urinary incontinence and prolapse.

It is not covered by public health

Endocrinology and reproduction

We treat alterations in the hormonal systems that takes part in the regulation of the sexual and reproductive functions of women.

It is not covered by public health

Gynaecological Oncology

Gynaecological Oncology encompasses the prevention and treatment of cancer, mainly that which affects the uterus, ovaries, vulva and cervix.

It is not covered by public health

Cryopreservation: preservation of ovarian tissue

This fertility preservation technique is offered to cancer patients who are to receive chemotherapy or radiotherapy and still wish to reproduce.

It is not covered by public health

Adolescents

A multidisciplinary unit, led from Gynaecology, that involves the joint work of specialists from different departments, Endocrinology, Mental Health and other pediatric specialties that may play a role in each specific case.

Adolescence Specialties

Menstrual disorders

We offer treatment and counselling for the most common disorders: premenstrual syndrome and pain that occurs during menstruation (dysmenorrhea).

It is not covered by public health

Polycystic ovary syndrome

We perform good follow-up and treatment to minimise risks (changes in the menstrual cycle, cysts on the ovaries and often - but not always - difficulty getting pregnant).

It is not covered by public health

Vulvar and vulvovaginal infections

In the course of their lives, 75% of women experience an episode of vulvovaginitis. Candidal vulvovaginitis (vaginal yeast infection) is the most prevalent.

It is not covered by public health

Early puberty

Early puberty is due to early exposure to women's hormone levels. We offer specialised professional treatment and counselling.

It is not covered by public health

Late puberty

Late puberty is defined as a lack of pubertal onset at 13 years of age in girls. We offer specialised professional treatment and counselling.

It is not covered by public health

Breast disease

Most breast disorders occur as benign nodules, but it is important to identify their nature to be able to treat malignant disease early.

It is not covered by public health

Hirsutism

This is excessive hair growth in women according to a masculine distribution pattern. It is a disorder that affects approximately 10% of women of childbearing age.

It is not covered by public health

SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital is your hospital

We are specialists in Gynaecology and our challenge is to diagnose and treat women who require it in a manner that is as efficient and respectful of their desires as possible.

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