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Inside this area you will find all the useful information that aims to make your stay at Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino more comfortable.

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

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About COVID-19 outbreak

About COVID-19 outbreak

Canton Ticino has been one of the Swiss Canton experiencing the largest number of COVID-19 patients (more than 10% of all Swiss cases). Since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in Canton Ticino on February 25, 2020, CCT managed infected patients presenting with cardiac disorders or having high burden of cardiovascular risk factors. About 14 beds (both intensive and regular beds) were assigned to COVID-19 patient’s treatment.

Furthermore, a telemedicine service (home monitoring) using a portable oximeter, electronic thermometer, and heart rate monitoring has been activated and managed by the clinical electrophysiological unit of CCT.
It served (and still serving) a large group of patients including infected, yet stable patients, patients at risk of infection, or finally post-COVID infection patients. In addition, all patients with a cardiac implantable electronic device (pacemaker, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, cardiac resynchronization therapy) were placed on remote monitoring and regularly followed up.

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Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano
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