Treatment in Israel

Every year close to a hundred thousand patients seek medical treatment in Israel. It is easy to see why: The IHRC (International Healthcare Research Center) has named Israel is the number 1 nation in the world in quality of care and medical technology advancement. This, coupled with affordable prices, which are noticeably lower than in the US and Western Europe, doctors and nurses who are fluent in English, and a pleasant Mediterranean climate, make Israel a popular destination.

Israeli specialists are famous for fertility treatments such as IVF, life-saving heart operations, plastic and cosmetic surgery and innovative cancer treatment protocols. Additionally, Israel boasts world-renowned orthopedic surgeons, who specialize in knee and hip joint replacements and spinal operations. Finally, it is a common destination for patients seeking LASIK procedures.

 

Lower Limb Varicose Veins Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:17 Cardiology
Varicose veins treatment

The term varicosis or varicose veins describes enlarged and twisted veins. The condition most commonly affects lower extremities (though can occur in other areas as well) and is more prevalent among women than men.

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Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG) in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 13:32 Cardiology
Coronary bypass

Coronary artery bypass surgery, also known as CABG (coronary artery bypass graft) is a surgical procedure that is performed in cases of severe coronary artery obstruction brought on by conditions such as atherosclerosis or arteriosclerosis. As its name suggests, the goal of the intervention is to restore blood flow by bypassing the obstructed sections.

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Thyroid Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 13:41 Oncology
Thyroid Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thyroid cancers are relatively uncommon. However, with timely treatment, both cure and 10-year survival rates are very high. While experts don’t yet have a definitive answer as to what causes the condition, exposure to radiation (including radiation treatment) is considered a major contributing factor.

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Scoliosis Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:59 Orthopedy
Scoliosis Treatment in Israel

Scoliosis is a medical condition where the spine has a sideways C- or S-shaped curved. It can be either congenital or result from tumors, conditions such as limb length inequality, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, or trauma.

Scoliosis Symptoms

Depending on the severity of the spinal curvature, the following symptoms may appear:

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Uterine Cancer Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 13:34 Oncology
Uterine Cancer Treatment in Israel

Most uterine cancers are endometrial, meaning they develop in the lining of the uterus. The disease most commonly develops after menopause. Treatment is most effective when the disease is found at an early stage.

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Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 14:46 Neurosurgery
Trigeminal Nerve

Trigeminal neuralgia is an inflammation of the trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve V), which can lead to intense electric-shock-like facial pain lasting from a few seconds to several minutes that occur in response to stimulation of the face (i.e. shaving, chewing, brushing teeth or even putting on makeup). The condition is chronic, and symptoms tend to become more severe over time. It is more common among people over 60 but can develop at any age. Most often, its exact causes are unknown.

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:35 Cardiology
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Treatment

HCM, or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, refers to an enlargement of a portion of the heart muscle, which leads to functional impairment. It is one of the leading causes of sudden cardiac death. While it can lead to shortness of breath, angina, palpitations and syncope, it is often asymptomatic until sudden cardiac death. That is why heart specialists recommend regular screenings for people at risk of developing the condition.

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