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Cardiology and cardiac surgery

Cardiology and cardiac surgery

Increasingly, heart disease and blood vessels occur in people at a young age. Increased blood pressure, arrhythmias and conduction, congenital and acquired heart defects require timely correction. Without treatment, heart disease quickly lead to deterioration of General health, a significant limitation of physical activity, affect the duration of human life in General. To obtain great outcomes with the least amount of time possible in the clinic, which has excellent diagnostic equipment and trusts work with patients only experienced doctors.

Diagnostics

In Israel cardiac assistance is organized at a high level, because you can fully tested and get the results of laboratory and instrumental tests in 2-3 days.

To diagnose apply:

  1. Heart ultrasound with color Doppler (this is a special technology by which a doctor can determine the degree of impairment in the movement of blood through the Atria and the ventricles).
  2. ECG(electrocardiogram), daily Holter monitoring of heart rhythm.
  3.  Angiocardiography (used radiopaque substance, through which you can determine the safety or violation of the patency of the arteries feeding the heart muscle).
  4. Sensing of large vessels and cavities of the heart.
  5. A variety of functional tests.

If necessary can be used in clinical tests, such as General and biochemical blood tests, urine analysis, x-ray of the chest. Also apply specific tests, the purpose of which may be the identification of systemic connective tissue diseases and other disorders that can affect the health of the heart and blood vessels.

Treatment

Diseases of the cardiovascular system is heterogeneous in nature. Because in some cases, time started the medication relieves the patient from the need in the future to go for surgery and suffer from complications. In other cases, timely surgery can relieve the patient from the need for life to take pills and to observe any restrictions. To understand what tactics are preferred in each case, can an experienced cardiologist.

At the discretion of the physician, the patient may receive:

  • the selection of essential drugs, which will facilitate the work of the heart, adjust blood pressure, correct heart rhythm;
  • conduct any necessary intervention on the heart and blood vessels.

Options for surgical treatment:

  1. CABG (coronary artery bypass).
  2. Stenting and plastic vessels.
  3. Closure of defects in the left atrium with access through the femoral artery.
  4. The implantation of an artificial pacemaker.
  5. Treatment of disorders of the rhythm method of radiofrequency ablation.
  6.  Plastic valves, replacement of damaged valves on artificial or biological (made of xenopericardial pigs).
  7. Removal of tumors of the heart.
  8. Performing heart transplants.

The Israeli clinics doctors use international standards and treatment protocols. It is a guarantee that you will be able to obtain the necessary assistance. An example of the innovations that are already widely used by the Israeli surgeons, technology is a replacement of the aortic valve through the femoral artery. This operation does not require the conduct extensive incision and opening the chest, because it is much easier tolerated by patients of all ages.

Clinics in this area

Rambam Medical Center

Rambam Medical Center

Haifa State Hospital
Assuta Medical Center

Assuta Medical Center

Tel Aviv Proprietary hospital
Sheba Medical Center

Sheba Medical Center

Ramat Gan State Hospital
Sourasky Medical Center

Sourasky Medical Center

Tel Aviv State Hospital
Hadassah Medical Center

Hadassah Medical Center

Jerusalem Proprietary hospital
Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

Be'er Ya'akov State Hospital
Meir Medical Center

Meir Medical Center

Kfar Saba State Hospital
Edith Wolfson Hospital

Edith Wolfson Hospital

Holon State Hospital
Galilee Medical Center

Galilee Medical Center

Nagaria State Hospital
Shaare Zedek Medical Center

Shaare Zedek Medical Center

Jerusalem Proprietary hospital
Ziv Medical Center

Ziv Medical Center

Safed State Hospital
Laniado Hospital - Sanz Medical Center

Laniado Hospital - Sanz Medical Center

Netanya Proprietary hospital
Baruch Padeh Medical Center

Baruch Padeh Medical Center

Tiberias State Hospital
Bnai Zion Medical Center

Bnai Zion Medical Center

Haifa State Hospital
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Hadera State Hospital
Carmel Medical Center

Carmel Medical Center

Haifa State Hospital
Rabin Medical Center

Rabin Medical Center

Petah Tikva State Hospital
Soroka Medical Center

Soroka Medical Center

Beersheba State Hospital
Kaplan Medical Center

Kaplan Medical Center

Rehovot State Hospital
Emek Medical Center

Emek Medical Center

Afula State Hospital
Barzilai Medical Center

Barzilai Medical Center

Ashkelon State Hospital
Schneider Children's Medical Center

Schneider Children's Medical Center

Petah Tikva State Hospital
Meyer Children's Hospital

Meyer Children's Hospital

Haifa State Hospital
Dana Children's Hospital

Dana Children's Hospital

Tel Aviv State Hospital
Elisha Hospital

Elisha Hospital

Haifa Proprietary hospital
Yoseftal Medical Center

Yoseftal Medical Center

Eilat State Hospital
Horev Medical Center

Horev Medical Center

Haifa State Hospital
Misgav Ladach Hospital

Misgav Ladach Hospital

Jerusalem State Hospital

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