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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.

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

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.

TEAM
 

Prof. Dr. Tiziano Moccetti
Prof. Dr. med. Tiziano Moccetti
CHIEF
 

Prof. Dr. Giovanni Pedrazzini
Prof. Dr. med. Giovanni Pedrazzini
CO-CHIEF
 

Dr. Marco Moccetti
Dr. med. Marco Moccetti
SENIOR CARDIOLOGIST

 

Dr.ssa Elena Pasotti
Dr.ssa med. Elena Pasotti
SENIOR CARDIOLOGIST
 

Dr. Marco Araco
Dr. med. Marco Araco
CARDIOLOGIST
 

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

Dr. Fulvio Bomio
Dr. Fulvio Bomio
CONSULTANT DOCTOR
 

Dr. Alessandro Del Bufalo
Dr. Alessandro Del Bufalo
CONSULTANT DOCTOR
 

PD Dr. Daniel Sürder
PD Dr. med. Daniel Sürder
CONSULTANT DOCTOR
 

Dr. Angelo Quagliana
Dr. Angelo Quagliana
Hospital doctor



The Electrophysiology and Pacing Service team can claim extensive experience in the area of cardiac electrostimulation, which began in the 70s at Ospedale Civico in Lugano and then continued at Cardiocentro Ticino from 1999 onwards.
Valves intervenctions are also performed (TAVI, MITRAclip).

Equipment

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

Services

  • 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

Fellowship programme

Cardiocentro Ticino

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

Information and contacts

Head Nurse
Mr. Franco Ruda
Contact

Deputy Head Nurse
Mr. Vincenzo Mandile
Contact

Dr. Marco Moccetti
Senior Cardiology

Interventional cardiology – Day Hospital