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.

 

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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Colon Cancer Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 10:36 Oncology
Colon Cancer Treatment in Israel

Colorectal (colon) cancer is the third most common oncologic disease in the US. Common risk factors include colon polyps, family history, colitis, age and ethnicity. Common early symptoms include bloating, diarrhea or constipation and blood in stool). However, as these generally are unspecific, regular screenings are important.

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Lung Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 14:20 Oncology
Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a disease characterized by the random and uncontrolled cell growth of lung tissue. Without timely treatment, it can metastasize into other parts of the body, such as the brain.

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Breast Cancer Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 09:36 Oncology
Breast Cancer Treatment in Israel

Breast cancer is the second most common malignancy in US women (after skin cancer). It affects approximately 10-12% of women worldwide. It develops in the cells of the mammary glands and can also, rarely, affect men. When detected early, the disease has a very good prognosis, with a five-year survival rate of over 90%.

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LASIK Surgery in Israel

Sun, 01/27/2013 - 15:13 Ophthalmology

LASIK (Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis), also known as the “glasses removal surgery”, is the most common eyesight correction surgery for patients suffering from myopia (up to -15 diopters), farsightedness (up to +4) and astigmatism (up to ±3).

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Vocal Cords Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 13:48 Oncology
Cancer vocal cords

Tumors developing in the larynx are mostly malignant and have a significant effect the quality of life. Common symptoms of the disease are hoarseness, painful swallowing, earache and the development of a mass in the neck. When diagnosed at an early stage, the disease is treatable.

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Kidney and Ureteral Stones Treatment Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 12:12 Urology
Kidney and ureteral Stones Treatment in Israel

Urinary tract stones form from mineral and salts. While small kidney or ureteral stones usually don’t cause any symptoms, larger ones may cause significant discomfort including urinary retention, excruciating pain, bleeding and frequent infections.

Small stones (up to about 6-7 mm in diameter) can be passed naturally. Larger ones, however, require treatment.

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