IRCCS ISMETT celebrates 3,000 transplants.

A successful partnership between Sicilian Region and UPMC. Palermo, 4 March 2024 The center established in Palermo with an international partnership between the Sicilian Region and UPMC (University of Pittsburgh...Leggi altro

Augmented reality in cardiac surgery: first procedure in Italy using new technologies

Palermo, 25 January 2024 – For the first time in Italy, augmented reality is used in a cardiac surgery operating room to support a minimally-invasive procedure. This technology provides a...Leggi altro

Massimo Pinzani appointed new ISMETT Scientific Director

Palermo, 19 January 2024. ISMETT and UPMC are pleased to announce the appointment of Massimo Pinzani, MD, PhD, FRCP, FAASLD, MAE, as the new Scientific Director of IRCCS ISMETT. Massimo...Leggi altro

ISMETT among top centers for treatment of malignant liver and pancreatic tumors

ISMETT once again ranks high with the top centers in Italy for the treatment of malignant liver and pancreatic tumors. The level of care achieved by ISMETT in Palermo, an...Leggi altro

Francesco Faletra joins ISMETT Heart Program team

Francesco Faletra is one of the most world-renowned experts in echocardiography. ISMETT enhances its cardiac imaging service with to the arrival of Dr. Faletra, a leading specialist in the field....Leggi altro

October is a record breaking month for transplants and organ donations in Sicily

UPMC ISMETT performed 31 transplants in October, an average of one a day. Half the organs were procured from critical care facilities in Sicily, the other half came from outside...Leggi altro

Kidney transplants between patients with different blood groups are now possible at ISMETT

ABO incompatible kidney transplant program officially launched at UPMC ISMETT. This is the first kidney transplant ever performed in Sicily between incompatible patients, and others have already been scheduled in...Leggi altro

EU Commissioner Elisa Ferreira visits ISMETT and Ri.MED research laboratories

Research Infrastructure (IR) laboratories of IRCCS ISMETT and Ri.MED were the focus of the visit of Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms. The IR was strengthened thanks to...Leggi altro

Professor Francesco Musumeci to join UPMC-ISMETT Heart Center

The goal of ISMETT is to promote a momentous growth of its Heart Center, committing to provide timely responses to the patients’ needs while maintaining its outstanding standards of quality...Leggi altro

ISMETT’s Radiology Department confirms its excellence in the field of radiation protection

Radiology at IRCCS ISMETT-UPMC once again proves its excellence in the international health scene. The department recently saw confirmed its status of 5-star facility of excellence for radiation protection by...Leggi altro
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