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Patient care

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


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.


Managed by a no-profit foundation integrated into the cantonal healthcare service, Cardiocentro Ticino is a state-of-the-art, highly specialized university clinic in Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Cardioestesthesia

News area

In this area you will find all the news and information about the initiatives promoted by Cardiocentro.

Safer and more efficient 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 thus an authoritative and prestigious international showcase.

The 2016 EACTS meeting was held in Barcelona from 1st till 5th October. The Sunday Daily News edition on October 2nd gave ample space to a research conducted by Dr. Enrico Ferrari, senior cardiac surgeon at Cardiocentro Ticino and member of the Cardiovascular Research Unit at the Lausanne University Hospital.
The research, conducted on an animal model, highlights the safety and efficacy of a new device for closing transapical access in percutaneous valve procedures (TAVR and TMVR).

Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano

Contacts and information

Cardiocentro Ticino
Events and Communication Department

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano

T. +41 (0)91 805 31 93 (Events)
T. +41 (0)91 805 33 02 (PR / Media)
F. +41 (0)91 805 31 50