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UPMC Invests in Private Rome Hospital, Plans Expansion of Specialized Services

Nov 03 | 17

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21, 2017 – In a move that will expand advanced cancer services and other specialized treatments to patients in central and southern Italy, UPMC announced today that it is making a strategic investment in Salvator Mundi International Hospital, a well-respected private facility near Rome’s city center. UPMC now owns a 50 percent stake in Salvator Mundi, with the rest

UPMC Invests in Private Rome Hospital, Plans Expansion of Specialized Services

Nov 13 | 17

In a move that will expand advanced cancer services and other specialized treatments to patients in central and southern Italy, UPMC announced today that it is making a strategic investment in Salvator Mundi International Hospital, a well-respected private facility near Rome’s city center. UPMC now owns a 50 percent stake in Salvator Mundi, with the rest held by the current hospital operato...

UPMC Partner Xiangya Hospital Provides Antepartum Obstetrical Service in XIMC’s Surgical Ward

Nov 13 | 17

Legislation was recently passed in China permitting families to have two children, leading experts to predict that this new policy will boost the number of babies born each year to between 20 and 24 million. Since the law passed, Xiangya Hospital of Central South University has experienced a greater than 50% increase in the number of perinatal outpatient visits and the OB department has been op...

Three liver transplants were successfully performed at IRCCS ISMETT in Palermo using hepatitis C virus (HCV)-positive donor organs.

Oct 30 | 17

Three liver transplants were successfully performed at IRCCS ISMETT in Palermo using hepatitis C virus (HCV)-positive donor organs. For the first time, a patient not suffering from HCV could receive an HCV-positive donor organ. Salvatore Gruttadauria, Director of the Department for the Treatment and Study of Abdominal Diseases and Abdominal Transplantation of ISMETT noted, “Over the past few

WORLD’S FIRST ENDOSCOPIC GASTRECTOMY PERFORMED AT IRCCS ISMETT

Oct 30 | 17

A submucosal tumor was removed from a patient using a full-thickness-technique endoscopic procedure at IRCCS ISMETT in Palermo. This is the first time in the world that this technique has been utilized. Until now, this kind of procedure has been performed surgically, and the literature reports very few attempts at an endoscopic approach. The procedure was carried out by Antonino Granata, MD

“The Music and ISMETT: Perfectly in Tune.”

Oct 09 | 17

ISMETT and the Palermo Conservatory join forces for a new health care. The collaboration, based on an agreement proposed by the president of the Palermo Conservatory V. Bellini, Gandolfo Librizzi, and accepted by ISMETT director Angelo Luca, will kick off on July 16 at 6:00 p.m. with a concert of the Tetra Kordes Quartet: Riccardo Lo Coco (mandolin), Jona Giuseppe Patitò (mandolin),

The 5th annual symposium of UPMC, entitled “STEREOTACTIC RADIOTHERAPY”

Oct 09 | 17

The 5th annual symposium of UPMC, entitled “STEREOTACTIC RADIOTHERAPY” will take place on October 12-13, 2017 in the premises of the Chamber of Commerce in Rome (Sala del Tempio di Adriano).  The event is free and accredited on Agenas for the provision of 14,3 CME credits. The UPMC Symposium aims to foster a debate among stakeholders on the application and the results of stereotactic t...

UPMC San Pietro FBF Achieved Accreditation from the Joint Commission International

Oct 09 | 17

For the first time since its opening in 2013, the UPMC San Pietro FBF Advanced Radiotherapy Center, operated by UPMC in Rome (Italy), has successfully achieved accreditation from the Joint Commission International (JCI). This recognition is based on an extensive review of the center’s patient safety and quality standards and processes. The JCI is the recognized leader in inte...

IRCCS – ISMETT Wins Digital Innovation in Health Care Award

Oct 09 | 17

UPMC-managed ISMETT receives a prestigious award from the Polytechnic University of Milan for its newly designed resource planning optimization tool Palermo, May 8, 2017 – ISMETT, a leading Italian transplant center, managed by UPMC, in Palermo, Italy, has won the Digital Innovation in Health Care Award from the Polytechnic University of Milan’s School of Management in the “Mana...

Dedicated men of steel are excited about visit home

Oct 09 | 17

Five years living Stateside has given Micheál Lyons a distinctive American drawl but make no mistake he’s back where his heart is in Dublin this weekend.  That sense of coming home will be shared by the 17 other Gaelic footballers that the Pittsburgh Celtics will field in the All-Ireland Junior Sevens in St Jude’s, Lyons’ home club. Click here to read the full article.

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