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

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

Onassis Foundation in Palermo to study the ISMETT model

The visit was an initiative of the Foundation, which collaborates with the Greek Government with the aim of creating a multi-organ transplant center in Greece. "Prior to ISMETT, Sicilian patients...Leggi altro

TAVI: ISMETT first in Italy for number of procedures

ISMETT confirms its excellence in the field of interventional cardiology. ISMETT in Palermo, born from the partnership between the Sicilian Region and UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center), is included...Leggi altro

An integrated care pathway for the treatment of esophageal cancer

A minimally invasive esophagectomy (i.e., removal of the esophagus) combined with oncology care to treat esophageal cancer. Thanks to its newly-opened UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, IRCCS ISMETT is offering integrated...Leggi altro

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