PALMANOVA. A piece of Palmarine medical art history has flown away. Doctor Alfonso Vasile, a milestone in Lower Friuli nephrology, and a protagonist in the hospital’s life, died in the late Thursday afternoon at the “Santa Maria della Misericordia” hospital in Udine, following complications following a operation. palmarino. He was 80 years old. He leaves behind his wife Cettina, daughter Eleonora and nephew, all living in the star city.
Sicilian by birth but palmarino by adoption, Dr. In 1970, after some experiences in Sicily and Veneto, Vasile enters surgery at the Palmanova hospital. Soon the chief physician at the time, Dr. Strukelij, as his colleagues report, that young assistant was the right doctor to face a whole new sector that was establishing itself in Italy and the world during those years: thus 13 was born. November 1974 the Palmanova Hemodialysis service, while Vasile started the Latisana Dialysis in 1983.
As Dr. Massimiliano Tostolo recalls, also on behalf of colleagues in the department where Vasile has worked for a long time, “from the first, almost pioneering experiences, the service has evolved over the years and has grown into a complex structure of nephrology and dialysis, always is an important place in the regional care panorama.
Of the first few rooms reserved for dialysis treatment in the historic hospital of Palmanova, he says, in 1998 dialysis moved and expanded in the new hospital in Jalmicco. Dr. Vasile has always competently managed the department, kept up with time, followed and in some cases anticipated the progress of a then young specialty, Nephrology, and actively contributed to the scientific and technological evolution of the service and of the Italian Association of Nephrology ».
In his 33 years in charge of nephrology and dialysis, Alfonso Vasile has been one of the main protagonists in the life of the hospital, holding important positions in various sectors, from the Prevention Department to the union. Estimated by everyone on the basis of his discretion, Vasile had also made himself known at the national level and managed to pass on his professionalism, his dedication and his passion for that rapidly evolving branch of medicine to young doctors.
Colleagues remember him for the «genuine authenticity, professionalism and innate elegance that set him apart – so Palmanova’s doctors explain. Dr. Vasile, from up there, and also your adult cousin, your daughter and your wife, take a look at us too ”.
The date of the funeral is not yet known, but news of Vasile’s death leaked into the star city yesterday and elicited immediate condolences from those who knew him, including for his profession.
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