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Patient care

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


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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Interventional Cardiology

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 few Swiss centers to treat and monitor patients at any time, under any emergency circumstances.


Prof. Dr. Marco Valgimigli
Prof. Dr. Marco Valgimigli

Dr.ssa Elena Pasotti
Dr.ssa med. Elena Pasotti


PD Dr. Daniel Sürder
PD Dr. med. Daniel Sürder

Dr. Elena Caporali
Dr. Elena Caporali

Dr. Marco Araco
Dr. med. Marco Araco


Dr.ssa Mariagrazia Rossi
Dr.ssa med. Mariagrazia Rossi

Dr. Fulvio Bomio
Dr. Fulvio Bomio
Added doctor

Dr. Alessandro Del Bufalo
Dr. Alessandro Del Bufalo
Added doctor


Dr. Marco Moccetti
Dr. med. Marco Moccetti
Added doctor


Valves intervenctions are also performed (TAVI, MITRAclip).


With four state-of-the-art angiography systems, the new laboratories of cardiac catheterisation and electrophysiology are one of the most important haemodynamics structures in Switzerland.
Structure of the Catheterisation Laboratory

  • 3 Cath Labs with Flat-Panel X-Ray Tube
  • Hybrid Room
  • IVUS (Intravascular Ultrasound) equipment in each Cath Lab


  • Examinations and procedures
  • Coronarography
  • Emergency coronary dilatation in case of acute myocardial infarction
  • Closure of intracardiac defects (PFO, IAD, PDA)
  • Myocardial biopsies
  • Cardiac catheterisation
  • Carotid stenting, PTA/renal artery and iliac-femoral axis stenting
  • Aortic counterpulsation device
  • Endoluminal Assist Device IMPELLA
  • IVUS (intravascular ultrasound)
  • FFR (fractional flow reserve) e FR (instant wave-free ratio)
  • ECMO
  • Recanalization of chronic coronary occlusions (CTO)
  • Percutaneously aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
  • MitraClip
Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano

Information and contacts

Head Nurse
Mr. Vincenzo Mandile

PD Dr. Daniel Sürder
Senior Cardiology

Interventional Cardiology