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

ISMETT, new imaging laboratory inaugurated to start big data and radiomics projects

State-of-the-art equipment to launch projects on big data and radiomics, the most innovative branch of medical imaging research. ISMETT, The Ri.MED Foundation, and UPMC are preparing to start precision medicine...Leggi altro

Senator Cattaneo visits ISMETT

On December 2, Senator Elena Cattaneo visited ISMETT. The motivation of this institutional visit was that ISMETT today represents a fully-fledged Italian and international-level clinical and scientific institution. Mostly known...Leggi altro

International Quality Symposium.

Field experts meet in Palermo to show how better care at lower costs is feasible. Improving patient care while saving money: this will be the topic of the 2nd Annual...Leggi altro

ISMETT: 8-Kilogram Liver Tumor Removed from Woman.

Sicilian Center Ranks among the Top 10 Italian Centers for Number of Minimally Invasive Liver Resections. For years she had traveled to specialized hospitals in northern and central Italy, but...Leggi altro

Health care, Region of Sicily, and ISMETT together for another ten years

Another ten years together, and the chance to extend the contract for another 9 years if the established goals are achieved Today, at Palazzo Orléans (Palermo), the Region of Sicily...Leggi altro

Prof. Camillo Ricordi is the world’s greatest expert in the treatment of diabetes

Expertscape (a U.S. website specialized in medicine ranking healthcare professionals) appointed Italian physician Camillo Ricordi, Director of the Diabetes Research Institute and Cell Transplant Center at the University of Miami...Leggi altro

Three-year-old girl rescued with innovative intervention at IRCCS ISMETT

The girl is the first to survive an aortoesophageal fistula caused by button battery ingestion. The baby had accidentally swallowed a button battery that had caused an aortoesophageal fistula. She...Leggi altro