ISMETT, first center in Italy for use of surplus liver donors from other regions in 2018-2020

ISMETT is the first center in Italy for liver transplants performed using organs reported as surplus by other [Italian] regions and therefore rejected, also known as "marginal organs". Data from...Leggi altro

Heart: tricuspid valve repaired without a scalpel. Innovative procedure performed at ISMETT.

Tricuspid valve repair with no scalpel, using a minimally invasive technique. The procedure took place at ISMETT and is one of the few of its kind ever performed in Italy....Leggi altro

Two simultaneous lung transplants performed at ISMETT with one donor

Two simultaneous lung transplants from one single donor were performed at ISMETT in Palermo, thanks to the generosity of the family of a young man from Salerno, on two patients...Leggi altro

Roberta Gerasia elected President of AITRI

Roberta Gerasia was appointed president of the new board of AITRI, the Italian Association of Interventional Radiology. AITRI is the main point of reference in the field. It is a...Leggi altro

Oncology: ISMETT at the forefront of liver cancer treatment with transplants

An Italian woman from Catania with a cholangiocarcinoma, a liver cancer affecting the biliary tract, could not undergo a surgical resection that represents the standard treatment for this type of...Leggi altro

A new record at ISMETT: eleven transplants in slighty more than 48 hours

One of the recipients is a 10-month-old baby Eleven transplants performed in little over 48 hours, an extraordinary event at ISMETT, the transplant center established in Palermo thanks to an...Leggi altro

ISMETT reaches 200th living-donor kidney transplant milestone

ISMETT recently performed its 200th adult living-donor kidney transplant, a milestone reached right in the midst of the COVID-19 emergency. ISMETT in Palermo is one of only three Italian centers (the...Leggi altro

ISMETT: Five transplants performed simultaneously

Twenty-one transplants carried out since the start of the COVID-19 emergency Five transplants were performed simultaneously: heart, lungs, liver and kidneys.  A marathon session took place yesterday at IRCCS ISMETT...Leggi altro

“United We Stand”: ISMETT lighted up with the Italian flag

Founded in Palermo thanks to the partnership with UPMC, today ISMETT is involved in the study and research to develop a vaccine against COVID-19. Health care institutions part of PRO...Leggi altro

ISMETT, 4 transplants performed in 48 hours. The COVID-19 emergency does not stop transplants.

In the space of 48 hours, two organ donations occurred at Civico Hospital in Ragusa and at Papardo Hospital in Messina, allowing IRCCS ISMETT to perform four organ transplants: three...Leggi altro
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