PALMANOVA. A piece of the history of medical art Palmarin flew over. Dr. Alfonso Vasile, a milestone in Lower Friul Nephrology and a protagonist in hospital life, died late Thursday afternoon at Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital in Udine after complications following surgery. palmarino. He was 80 years old. He leaves behind his wife Cetina, daughter Eleonora and grandson, all living in the starry city.
A Sicilian by birth but a palmarine after adoption, Dr. Vasile, in 1970, after some experience in Sicily and Veneto, arrives for surgery at Palmanova Hospital. Soon, the chief physician at the time, Dr. Strucelli, as his colleagues reported, realized that this young assistant was the real doctor who faced a new sector, which in those years had established itself in Italy and in the world: that was how he was born. November 13, 1974, Palmanova hemodialysis service, while in 1983 Vasile also started Latisana dialysis.
As Dr. Massimiliano Tostolo recalls, also on behalf of colleagues in the department where Vasile worked for a long time, “from the first, almost pioneering experience, over the years the service has evolved and become a complex structure of nephrology and dialysis, an important place in the regional health panorama.
From the first few rooms reserved for dialysis treatment at the historic hospital in Palmanova – he says – in 1998 the dialysis moved and expanded to the new hospital in Yalmiko. “Dr. Vasile has always managed the skills department, keeping track of time, tracking and in some cases anticipating the progress of the then young specialty, Nephrology, and actively contributing to the scientific and technological evolution of the service and the Italian Society of Nephrology.”
During his 33 years directing nephrology and dialysis, Alfonso Vasile was one of the protagonists in the life of the hospital, occupying important positions in various sectors, from the Department of Prevention to the trade union. Appreciated by everyone at his discretion, Vasile also made a name for himself nationally, managing to transfer his professionalism, dedication and passion for the benefit of this rapidly evolving branch of medicine to young doctors.
Colleagues remember him for “the true authenticity, professionalism and innate elegance that distinguished him – explain the doctors from Palmanova -. “Doctor Vasile, from up there, as well as your adult nephew, your daughter and your wife, look at us.”
The date of the funeral has not been decided yet, but the news of Vasile’s death leaked yesterday in the starry city, immediately arousing the sympathy of those who knew him, also for his profession.
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