Reservations, admittance and discharge
Contact the patients’ reception staff with your appointment card and your health insurance card.
Patients are usually discharged at approximately 10.00 a.m., just after the morning round of medical examinations. All the transfers to other health care institutes are organised by the physician and the caregivers of Cardiocentro Ticino.
Before leaving the...
Visits to patients
Visiting hours are 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m, every day. Exceptions to visiting hours must be agreed with the nursing staff. Please comply with the established visiting hours so as to ensure the well-being, safety, privacy and physical recovery of patients. During medical examinations and nursing activities, visitors are requested to leave the patients’ rooms.
All rooms are big and bright and can accommodate two patients at the most. Equipped with a bedside monitor for patient surveillance on a 24-hour basis, they guarantee maximum patient safety. Every room has modern, fully-automated beds, a bathroom with...
Visiting hours – general ward
Patient visits are allowed every day 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m..Exceptions must be agreed with the nursing staff. Please respect visiting hours so as to ensure the well-being, safety, privacy and physical recovery of patients. During medical examinations or nursing activities, visitors will be asked to leave the room to protect patients’ privacy.
Visiting hours – Intensive Care ward
Patient visits are allowed every day from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.. No more than two visitors are admitted at a time, and short visits are recommended not to tire the patient.
Patient reception and general information
Monday – Friday: 07.15-20.00
Saturday – Sunday / Holydays: 09.00-18.00
Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 15 – Fax +41 (0) 91 805 32 13
Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 66 – Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 63 – Fax +41 (0) 91 805 31 67
Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 44 – Fax +41 (0) 91 805 31 48
Cardiac Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 83 – Fax +41 (0) 91 805 31 81
Every year, an average of twelve scientific events of different character are organised at Cardiocentro Ticino. Considering the high level of scientific contents, as well as their quality, all of our events are acknowledged and accredited in the continuous training programme promoted, depending on the subject, by the Swiss...
We are pleased to announce the start of the 2017-2018 interventional fellowship programme for young cardiologists with an interest in clinical research who want to further improve their knowledge in the field of interventional cardiology.
Founded by a Biotronik research grant, we offer an 18 months interventional fellowship that will...
The medical team of Interventional Cardiology, supported by a paramedical team of nine technicians-nurses, offers a complete service of elective and emergency procedures (primary PTCA for myocardial revascularization in patients affected by infarction), 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
As a result, Cardiocentro is one of the...
Translational stem cell research was begun at Cardiocentro Ticino in 2004, when the first transplant of bone marrow-derived stem cells was performed in the Lugano institute on a patient suffering from acute myocardial infarction (AMI). It was the first surgery of that kind in Switzerland, and one of the...
The word “hybrid” in nature indicates something that comes from the crossing of related species or different breeds of the same species. This definition allows us to understand why an operating room takes the name of “hybrid”.
In hybrid room we are in a surgical room but also in a...
Innovative, multimedia, comfortable and secure. The new room revolves hospital hospitalization, opening a new approach philosophy to the cardiopathic patient
When due to one or more narrow arteries the blood supply to the coronary arteries is insufficient to ensure the proper functioning of the heart, cardiologists opt for, if...
The Cardiac Surgery Service, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Stefanos Demertzis, is responsible for the treatment of operable cardiopathies. To ensure full coverage of the Ticino canton territory, it is structured to deal with any urgency or emergency situation on a 24-hour basis, 7 days a week.
Along with basic...
The Center for Computational Medicine in Cardiology provides a stimulating environment for the development and use of new computational approaches and tools to extend our understanding of cardiac pathophysiology, improve diagnosis, and predict treatment efficacy. Its main strength is integrative analysis of medical images and signals through patient-tailored simulation....
Since its foundation, the Cardiology Service of Cardiocentro Ticino has been proactively committed to postgraduate medical education. Acknowledged by the Swiss Institute of Medical Education (ISFM – Istituto Svizzero per la Formazione medica) / FMH as a B1-level institute, Cardiocentro Ticino offers candidates a 2-year specialist training in cardiology,...
Thanks to the fundamental ability to establish a strong synergy between different and complementary professionals – cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiac anaesthetists – Cardiocentro Ticino can now offer its patients increasingly less invasive surgical procedures, as well as the most advanced cardiac catheterization procedures. Moreover,...
The two recognitions – best presentation and best poster – show the commitment of Cardiocentro in cardiac research. The scientific strategy to grow in...
Roles of exosomes in cardioprotection
The understanding of the cell mechanisms and dynamics is crucial in order to open...Posted on 25.04.2017
The first innovative EVAR procedure in Ticino
During the EVAR procedure a patient with a severe aortic aneurysm was treated with...Posted on 01.12.2016
A viewpoint on Circulation Research
A viewpoint from Prof. Piero Anversa and Prof. Annarosa Leri’s research group, active at...Posted on 01.11.2016
Good news from Syria
Together with the Swiss and Italian foundations “Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo”, Cardiocentro Ticino has...Posted on 01.10.2016
Safer and more effecient transapical procedures
The Daily News of the European Association of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) is...Posted on 01.10.2016
Professor Auricchio was awarded a honorary doctorate in Argentina
During a ceremony held on September 15th, the Academic Senate of the Universidad de...Posted on 16.09.2016
“Rebuilding the Failing Heart”. Stem Cells in cardiac treatment: state of the art and future perspectives
On the 9th and 10th May the meeting organized by Cardiocentro on the research...Posted on 19.05.2016
Big success of “Bello Buono e Salutare” and “La Salute Vien Mangiando”
Big successful for the portal created by Cardiocentro Ticino related to lifestyle and stress...Posted on 21.04.2016
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