PALMANOVA. Part of the history of medical art in Palmarin has gone flying. Dr. Alfonso Vasile, a milestone in Nephrology in Lower Friuli, as well as a protagonist in hospital life, died on a dark Thursday afternoon at the “Santa Maria della Misericordia” hospital in Udine, after complications after surgery. palmarino. He was 80 years old. He leaves behind Cettina’s wife, Eleonora’s daughter and niece, all of whom live in the star city.
A native of Sicily but with a palmarine adoption, Dr. Vasile, after some experience in Sicily and Veneto in 1970, arrives at Palmanova Hospital for surgery. Soon after, Dr. Strukelij, a physician of the time, his colleagues reported that he realized that this young assistant was the right doctor to deal with a new sector that was settling in Italy and the world in those years: thus 13 were born. In November 1974 the Palmanova Hemodialysis Service, in 1983 Vasil also started Latisana Dialysis.
As Dr. Massimiliano Tostolo recalls, Vasile also worked on behalf of colleagues in the department for a long time, “almost from pioneering experience, the service has evolved over the years and become a complex Nephrology and Dialysis structure, always an important place in the regional health landscape.
From the first rooms reserved for dialysis treatment at the historic hospital in Palmanova, he says, in 1998 dialysis was changed and enlarged at the new hospital in Jalmicco. Dr. Vasile has always skillfully led the department, keeping time, following the progress of a young Nephrology specialty and anticipating in some cases, and actively contributing to the scientific and technological evolution of the service and the Italian Society. Nephrology ».
During his 33 years as director of Nephrology and Dialysis, Alfonso Vasile was one of the protagonists of hospital life, holding important positions in various sectors, from the Department of Prevention to the union. Calculated by everyone for his discretion, Vasile also made himself known nationally, his professionalism, his commitment and his ability to convey to young people a passion for this rapidly evolving branch of medicine.
Colleagues remember him “for the true authenticity, professionalism and elegance that distinguished him,” explained Dr. Palmanova.
The date of the funeral has not yet been decided, but news of Vasile’s death spread yesterday in the star city, and it sparked the immediate condolences of those who met him, even for his profession.
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