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1st “Becas Urosens® 2012” award


The Urology Department of Hospital Carlos Haya, Malaga, wins the 1st “Becas Urosens® 2012” award

Chosen from a total of 22 proposals, the clinical research project entitled Adjuvant preventive value of American cranberry extract PAC 120mg in urinary tract infections after double J catheter insertion, proposed by Dr Ovidiu Spiru Barnoiu, of the H.R.U. Carlos Haya Urology Department, has won the first Becas Urosens® 2012 award, valued at 3,000 euros and established by Laboratorios SALVAT to foster hospital research in relation to urinary infections.

Twenty-two (22) research projects were entered, and another six will have financial and technical support from Laboratorios SALVAT to be conducted next year. These six clinical or epidemiological projects that were also acknowledged in the “Becas Urosens® 2012” awards were proposed by the following investigators: Dr Oriol Angerri, of Fundación Puigvert, Barcelona, Dr Estíbaliz Jiménez, of H.U. 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Dr Jorge Aranda, of Hospital Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Dr José Antonio March of H. Clínico Universitario de Valencia, Dr María Ángeles Pérez, of H.U. Dr. Peset, Valencia and the Urology Department of H.U. Gregorio Marañón, Madrid.

Laboratorios SALVAT created the “Becas Urosens” award in 2011 as a way of supporting research initiatives in hospital units and healthcare centres related to urinary infection in general, its causes, treatments, epidemiology and many social and healthcare implications.


Dr. Ovidiu Spir and Dr. Víctor Baena, H.R.U Carlos Haya (Malaga)

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