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Patient care

In this area you will find all the useful information that is intended to make your stay at the Cardiocentre more comfortable.

Highlights
Specialisations

With the synergy of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and cardioestestists, the Cardio Center can offers less invasive surgical techniques and the most up-to-date intervention procedures.

Cardiocentro

Managed by a private foundation, but integrated into the cantonal healthcare service, Cardiocentro Ticino is a state-of-the-art, highly specialized university clinic in Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Cardioestesthesia

Prevention

Cardiocentro carries out scientific dissemination and information communication in the field of research and prevention

  • 7th Clinical Research Day of Southern Switzerland. A double recognition for Cardiocentro

    The two recognitions – best presentation and best poster – show the commitment of Cardiocentro in cardiac research. The scientific strategy to grow in fundamental research is the only...

  • Safer and more effecient transapical procedures

    The Daily News of the European Association of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) is published during the Association’s annual meeting, it deepens its themes and conference sessions and represents...

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Reservations, admittance and discharge

Patients’ Admittance
Contact the patients’ reception staff with your appointment card and your health insurance card.

Patients’ Discharge
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...

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General ward

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.

The 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...

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Visiting hours

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.

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Contacts

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
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Cardiology
Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 66 – Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 63 – Fax +41 (0) 91 805 31 67
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Cardiac Surgery
Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 44 – Fax +41 (0) 91 805 31 48
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Cardiac Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Tel. +41 (0) 91 805 31 83 – Fax +41 (0) 91 805 31 81
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equipe medica

Medical Team

Inside Cardiocentro you find experienced professionals of the highest level and with high experience, able to guarantee the patient a cure of excellence.

Approfondimenti

Events – Conferences

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...

Cardiocentro Fellowship Programme

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...

Interventional Cardiology

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...

In the forefront in cell therapies

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...

3D transesophageal echocardiography course

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,...

Courses for medical students

Ausgewählte Themen der modernen Herzchirurgie

Beschreibung 

Der Kurs ist an Studenten gerichtet, die etwas mehr über die moderne Herzchirurgie wissen wollen. Die Kursinhalte sind ausgewählt, um Überschneidungen mit dem regulären Vorlesungsinhalt möglichst zu vermeiden. Das Motto ist „verstehen, anfassen, machen“!

Der Kurs wird über 2 Tage am Cardiocentro Ticino in Lugano...

Radial Lounge

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...

Hybrid Room

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...

Center for Computational Medicine in Cardiology CCMC

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....

Innovation

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,...

News area

7th Clinical Research Day of Southern Switzerland. A double recognition for Cardiocentro

The two recognitions – best presentation and best poster – show the commitment of Cardiocentro in cardiac research. The scientific strategy to grow in...

CCT Magazine april 2016

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