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ISMETT: the first liver transplant performed in Sicily 20 years ago

Since July 1999, a total of 2,197 transplants have been performed at ISMETT, of which 1,227 were liver transplants (data updated at May 30, 2019). Last year, 8% of patients treated at ISMETT came from other Italian regions or


UPMC: a Italy-USA model for nonprofit organizations

Global health enterprise UPMC started in Palermo and now manages four centers of excellence in Italy.  Its strategy? Provide the best possible care reinvesting profits

“The interests of a system like UPMC and of a public health system are very …

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Awarding of contract for construction of Ri.MED Center

Palermo – July 2, 2019.  Biomedical Research and Biotechnology Center becomes a reality. Construction works to start by end of year: BRBC will open in 2022

The Board of Directors of the Ri.MED Foundation recently resolved the awarding of the …

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ISMETT: July 12, 2019, 20th anniversary of the 1st liver transplant

The “Envisioning the Future of Liver Transplantation: Building on 20 Years of Experience at ISMETT” congress, organized by IRCCS ISMETT and UPMC, will take place in Palermo (Villa Zito) on July 12, 2019.

This event will be an opportunity …

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From Pittsburgh to Rome: New Partnership Brings Stem Cell Therapy to UPMC Salvator Mundi

Patients at UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital in Italy will soon have increased access to innovative methods of tissue regeneration that could improve healing and outcomes with reconstructive or aesthetic plastic surgery.

Dr. J. Peter Rubin, chair of the …

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The Italian division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with facilities in Rome (UPMC San Pietro FBF, oncology radiotherapy and UPMC | Salvator Mundi International Hospital |UPMC), Palermo (ISMETT IRCCS, organ transplants and highly specialized therapies and Ri.MED Foundation, research), Chianciano Terme (UPMC Institute for Health, preventive medicine and Medical Gym), Mirabella Eclano (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Villa Maria, oncology radiotherapy).


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