The Ospedale del Cuore G. Pasquinucci Fondazione Toscana Gabriele Monasterio (Gabriele Monasterio Tuscany Foundation G. Pasquinucci Heart Hospital) in Massa is an internationally renowned specialist centre. The hospital is committed to the diagnosis, care and treatment of congenital heart disease, from newborn to adult congenital heart patients and it is a division of the hospital and the Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Institute of Clinical Physiology of the National Research Council) in Pisa.
Figures for 2009:
Activity for the year can be summarised as follows:
The surgical and paediatric procedures are performed at the hospital in Massa, where intensive care treatment is complemented by a specialist neonatal unit and by extensive prenatal diagnostics (more than 700 services/year). The Ospedale del Cuore Fondazione Gabriele Monasterio operates as a referral centre for the Region of Tuscany in the paediatric heart surgery sector. The Ospedale del Cuore is one of the most experienced centres both nationally and internationally, operating on more than 1,000 patients each year with outstanding immediate and long-term results.
The Ospedale del Cuore Fondazione G. Monasterio in Massa's clinical work is divided into the following areas: