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

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

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