At IRCCS ISMETT, patients have access to state-of-the-art technology that allows to diagnose and treat a wide range of hepatic, biliary, and pancreatic diseases.
In Sicily, IRCCS ISMETT performs 30% of all surgical procedures for these diseases, with a considerably low 30-day postoperative mortality rate: in 2017-2019, for liver malignant tumor resection it was 0.63%, and for pancreas it was 0%.
How to book your first visit at IRCCS ISMETT:
- Call our triage nurses Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: (+39) 091 2192133 or (+39) 091 2192111 (please specify this will be your first visit).
- E-mail email@example.com indicating the type of service you require and your telephone number.
Non-malignant liver diseases
- Hepatic adenoma
- Hepatic hemangioma
- Hepatic cystadenoma
- Simple hepatic cyst
- Polycystic liver
- Focal nodular hyperplasia
Malignant liver diseases
- Primitive liver tumors: hepatocarcinoma, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, extra-hepatic cholangiocarcinoma
- Gallbladder cancer
- Hepatic metastases from colorectal neoplasms
- Hepatic metastases from non-colorectal neoplasms
- Conventional liver resection
- Two-stage liver resection (ALPPS)
- Minimally invasive liver resection
- Extrahepatic biliary tract resection and biliodigestive derivation
- Minimally invasive liver lesion microwave ablation
Pancreatic and Periampullary Diseases
- Pancreatic adenocarcinoma
- Distal cholangiocarcinoma
- Duodenal adenocarcinoma
- Duodenal GIST
- Ampulla of Vater tumors
- Pancreatic cystic neoplasms: intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN), mucinous cystic neoplasms, serous cystic neoplasms, pseudopapillary cystic neoplasms.
- Pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms
- Pancreatic resections with conventional or minimally invasive technique: duodeno-cephalo-pancreatectomy, distal pancreatectomy (with and without spleen preservation), total pancreatectomy, intermediate pancreatectomy, enucleation.
The IRCCS ISMETT Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery Unit has 20+ years of experience and has performed more than 1,400 liver resections and more than 500 pancreatic resections with traditional and minimally invasive techniques, with a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, endoscopists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, pathologists, oncologists, radiation therapists, hepatologists, and pancreatologists.