Anesthesia and intensive post-surgery therapy

The Anesthesia and intensive post-surgery therapy service of the Rizzoli-Sicilia Department is operated by anesthetists doctors, all especially skilled in general and peripheral anesthesiologic techniques connected to orthopedic surgery. 

The service is directed by Dr. Stefano Bonarelli, MD, current Director of the Complex Structure of Anesthesia-resuscitation and Intensive care of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna. This allows to provide organizational, professional and scientific continuity between the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna and the Rizzoli-Sicilia Department located within Villa Santa Teresa.

The expertise reached by the Rizzoli Institute is furthermore ensured by the presence, in Bagheria, of three anesthetists, highly specialized in local-peripheral techniques, intensive care and antalgic therapy, who have been working for years in the field of orthopedics.

In addition to the work within the surgery room, the service ensures outpatient activities for pre-surgical visits, a consulting activity at Villa Santa Teresa, and resuscitation assistance in case of need. Moreover, it operates a pain-management therapy unit open to external patients.

Content updated 07/02/2013 - 12:01
Content edited by: Dr. Stefano Bonarelli