24h emergency switchboard: +41 (0) 91 805 31 11 info@cardiocentro.org
Patient care

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

Highlights
Specialties

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 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

Cardiological Day Hospital

The Day hospital is a diagnostic unit of excellence that offers the population a wide range of hospital care without the need for hospitalization

Cardiological Day Hospital

The Day hospital is a diagnostic unit of excellence that offers the population a wide range of hospital care without the need for hospitalization

Cardiological Day Hospital

The Cardiological Day Hospital service boasts diagnostic excellence and offers a wide range of hospital treatments to people living in the Ticino canton, with no need for a hospital stay.

Activities are carried out by two different units. The first unit, located on the ground floor, is directly accessed by patients, most of whom are referred to it by their physician, or from the cardiology ward. The unit offers a wide range of specialist, instrumental, non-invasive diagnostic examinations, which are performed both as follow-up visits and first visits.

The second unit, located on the second floor, has 4-to-6 beds and is devoted to programmed or emergency day hospital admissions, with a view to performing further specialist diagnostic examinations.

Services

Examinations performed on the Ground Floor

  • Electrocardiogram at rest
  • Ergometric test
  • 24-h Holter
  • 24-h AP monitoring
  • R-test
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator monitoring
  • Bidimensional transthoracic echocardiogram with Color-Doppler
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Ecostress (with Ergometric test or use of Dipyridamole/Dobutamine)
  • Echo-reshynchronisation
  • 3D Echo
  • Contrast echocardiogram

Examinations performed on the Second Floor

  • Shellog Test
  • Tilt Test
  • Ajmaline test
  • Adenosine stress test
  • Carotid sinus massage
  • Cardio-TAC VTC64
  • Pharmacological and/or electrical cardioversion
  • Endocavity defibrillation test
Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano
info@cardiocentro.org

Information and contacts

Ward Head
Mrs. Rosita Rolli
rosita.rolli@cardiocentro.org

Appointments and visits
Opening hours of the Cardiological Day Hospital:
from 08.00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Secretariat for appointments
Tel. +41 (0)91 805 31 55

Contact

Dr. Marco Moccetti
Senior Cardiology

Interventional cardiology – Day Hospital