UPMC-Managed ISMETT Reaches Milestone of 1,000 Liver Transplants

ISMETT, a leading Italian transplant center in Palermo, Italy that is part of a public-private partnership between UPMC and the region of Sicily, recently reached the milestone of transplanting 1,000 livers, saving the lives of both children and adults. Since performing their first liver transplant in 1999, ISMETT surgeons have transplanted 863 livers from deceased donors and 116 from living donors, as well as 21 lung-liver and kidney-liver combinations.