enfermedades sistémicas

Area Manager: Irene Diez Itza

Donostialdea IHO

The general objective in this area is to involve professionals at the Donostia University Hospital in research studies, and to establish and strengthen existing lines of research.

The Research Groups carry out a wide range of activities, which can be divided into two parts:


The Obstetrics and Gynaecology line of research, which covers both prenatal diagnosis, the development of new diagnostic techniques for foetal, maternal and neonatal complications in pregnancy and childbirth.

Systemic diseases:

Line of research into Heart Failure caused by Hypertension, studying the predictive value of new biomarkers in heart failure with hypertension and valvular causes, and which has embarked on new lines of research on fibrosis associated with the ageing process, and in particular in patients with degenerative aortic valve disease associated with ageing.