Established in 1961, Fundació Puigvert is an innovative, pioneering and leading non-profit center. Its highly trained medical staff with extensive scientific experience and prestige work in integrated and multidisciplinary teams. University Hospital included in the comprehensive health system for public use in Catalonia (SISCAT - Sistema Sanitari Intergral d’Utilització Pública de Catalunya), Fundació Puigvert is accredited as a Reference Center (CSUR) in urological and renal pathologies by the Spanish Ministry of Health. Its area of 24.000m2 is distributed in 3 buildings. It is a center of High Technological Complexity and one of the hospitals in the western world with the highest volume of activity in its specialties: it registers around 5,500 discharges and more than 90,000 visits annually and have treated more than 575,000 patients overall.