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.

 

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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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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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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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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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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Prostate Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:30 Oncology, Urology
Prostate Cancer

The vast majority of prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas, which develop from cells that make the prostate fluid. The disease tends to progress slowly. When it does metastasize, it most commonly spreads into the lymph nodes and bones.

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