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.

 

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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Mitral Valve Replacement Surgery in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 13:14 Cardiology
Mitral valve replacement surgery

A mitral valve replacement surgery may be in cases of mitral valve stenosis or regurgitation. The procedure is usually performed as an open heart surgery. During the operation the damaged valve is removed and a prosthesis is inserted in its place.

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Knee Replacement in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 12:06 Orthopedy
Knee replacement surgery in Israel

Knee replacement, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure whereby parts of a diseased knee joint are replaced with artificial prostheses, which perfectly immitates a real joint, in order to relieve pain and disability. Knee joint endoprosthesis is an effective way to restore normal function of the joint, when conservative treatments do not lead to improvement.

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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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Cervical Cancer Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 13:21 Oncology
Cervical Cancer Treatment in Israel

Cervical cancer occurs due to growth of abnormal cervical cells. When found early, it can often be successfully treated. The disease can be diagnosed by means of a PAP-smear.

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Kidney Cancer Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:06 Oncology, Urology
Kidney Cancer in Israel

Kidney cancer (also called renal cancer) occurs due to kidney cells growing out of control. The two most common types of kidney cancer are renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC). Young children are more likely to develop Wilms’ tumors. Most renal cancers are diagnosed before they can metastasize, leading to excellent survival rates.

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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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