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...
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...
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,...
PhD in Human Cardiovascular Sciences
Investigating the link between cardiovascular procedures, emboli, and neurologic disorders
Stroke has since long been a rare, but major complication that can occur after cardiovascular procedures such as heart valve surgery, catheterizations, or transcatheter valve implantations. Newer diagnostic approaches now corroborate the suspicion that there...
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...
Cardiocentro Ticino uses nowadays cutting-edge technology in the field of cardiac electrostimulation such as new generation miniature pacemakers (a few millimeters size) and implantations of small sized but highly advanced defibrillators.
Cardiocentro Ticino also plays the role of protagonist in several futuristic projects, which consists of the creation of mathematical...
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,...
RUNNING THE NEW YORK MARATHON JUST AFTER OPEN-HEART SURGERY
On 4th November 2018, William Keays reached the finishing line of New York’s marathon. He sent...
SNF grant to hereditary cardiac arrhythmias
The clinical research project proposed by Dr. Giulio Conte, registered cardiologist at Cardiocentro Ticino,...Posted on 17.12.2018
To Prof. Moccetti the Grüntzig award 2018 of the Swiss Society of Cardiology
The most important reason for this prestigious award is, “to have significantly contributed to...Posted on 30.05.2018
Auricchio has been appointed Prof. at the Biomedical Science Faculty of USI
The academic staff at the Biomedical Science Faculty of Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI),...Posted on 20.02.2018
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
Roles of exosomes in cardioprotection. A review of Cardiocentro on the European Heart Journal
The understanding of the cell mechanisms and dynamics is crucial in order to open...Posted on 19.10.2016
Safer and more efficient 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
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