Research on Congenital Heart Disease at the Clínic

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Research on congenital heart disease is carried out mainly through the Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, in the Area of ​​Biopathology and respiratory, cardiovascular and renal bioengineering. Specifically through the Atherosclerosis, coronary disease and heart failure group.

The specific research activity of Hospital Clínic is based on the following multicentre studies:

  • Risk Factors for Sudden Death in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease (FIS).
  • Study of myocardial fibrosis in congenital heart disease, Tetralogy of Fallot (FIS).
  • Evaluation of congenital heart disease from the prenatal stage (FIS).
  • Spanish registry of adult congenital heart disease (CIBER).
  • Spanish registry of cardiac resynchronization in adult congenital heart disease.
  • Characterization of liver disease after Fontan Surgery.
  • Pulmonary hypertension: experimental models (CNIC).
The donations that can be done through this webpage are exclusively for the benefit of Hospital Clínic of Barcelona through Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica and not for BBVA Foundation, entity that collaborates with the project of PortalClínic.


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