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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


Avant-garde interventional therapies and less invasive surgical operations

Percutaneous aortic valve implantation

Aortic valve stenosis is a degeneration of the valve located between the left ventricle and the aorta – a narrowing (stenosis) of the valve resulting in blood flow reduction.

For patients at high risk of cardiac surgery, Cardiocentro Ticino can now offer a percutaneous approach, consisting in the introduction of a prosthetic valve using the vascular route (through the femoral artery), implanted (expanded) in the site of the malfunctioning valve.

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Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano