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

ISMETT and Palermo’s Conservatorio partner to bring music to the hospital.

A special program of events and monthly concerts for ISMETT patients and visitors was announced today. The goal of this project is to humanize the hospital and to allow students...Leggi altro

U.S. Consul General visits ISMETT

The U.S. Consul General in Naples, Mary Avery, visited ISMETT with her delegation on 29 January 2020. Ms. Avery was welcomed by Dr. Angelo Luca, CEO of ISMETT and by...Leggi altro
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