Open Heart Surgery in Israel

Hospitals and medical centers in Israel performing Open Heart Surgery.
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Hadassah University Medical Center Contact Hadassah University Medical Center
University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Hadassah medical institution includes two university hospitals in Jerusalem – on Mt. Scopus and in Ein Kerem. Both provide advanced tetriary healthcare services in all medical specialties.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
6 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Prof. Oz Shapira
Prof. Oz Shapira
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Prof. Dan Admon
Prof. Dan Admon
Heart Failure & Transplantation Program
Rambam Medical Center Contact Rambam Medical Center
Public Hospital, Haifa, Israel
A large teaching hospital staffed by over 4,000 physicians, nurses, researchers, and allied caregivers, Rambam is Northern Israel’s largest hospital, a tertiary referral center for a population of over 2 million people.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
6 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
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Prof. Milo Simcha
Head of the Department of Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Doron Aronson, MD
Dr. Doron Aronson, MD
Director, Inpatient Cardiology Unit and Unit of Coronary Care
Rabin Medical Center Contact Rabin Medical Center
Public Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
The largest and most advanced facility devoted to cardiothoracic surgery in Israel, its operating theaters are equipped with the most sophisticated technology and cutting edge equipment available today.
Prices
Open Heart Surgeryupon request
8 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Dr. Eyal Porat
Dr. Eyal Porat
Head of Cardiac Surgery Department, Beilinson
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Prof. D.Hasdai
Intensive Cardiac Care
Herzliya Medical Center Contact Herzliya Medical Center
Private Hospital, Herzliya, Israel
A private hospital located on the shorelines of Herzliya, just off Tel Aviv, offering healthcare services to both local and foreign patients. The hospital is affiliated with over 500 Israeli physicians, many of whom hold high level positions at public hospitals.
Prices
Open Heart Surgeryupon request
20 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
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Prof. Dan Guarantee
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. Bernardo Idna
Dr. Bernardo Idna
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assuta Hospital Contact Assuta Hospital
Private Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.
Prices
Open Heart Surgeryupon request
13 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
Prof. Aram Smolinsky
Prof. Aram Smolinsky
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chest Surgery
Prof. Ehud Fresh
Prof. Ehud Fresh
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Sheba Medical Center Contact Sheba Medical Center
Public Hospital, Tel Hashomer, Israel
The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.
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Open Heart Surgeryupon request
11 listed cardiac surgeons:view all >
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Dr. Adler Yehuda
Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation
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Dr. Agranat Oren
Heart, Cardiac
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About Open Heart Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.
What is Open Heart Surgery?
Open heart surgery is a procedure that involves opening the walls of the chest, and performing surgery on the heart muscles, arteries or other related structures.

What are the different types of Open Heart Surgery treatment?
The most popular type of heart surgery is coronary artery bypass grafting or CABG as it is commonly known. During a CABG procedure, surgeons use healthy veins obtained from another part of the body to, go around blocked arteries.

Other types of open-heart surgery usually performed by specialists include:
repair of the heart valves that control blood flow through the heart's chambers and heart transplant.

Duration of procedure/surgery:
Generally between 3 to 5 hours.

Days admitted:
Naturally, your stay in hospital will vary, depending on the post-operative condition of your heart. However, in normal cases, a hospital stay of up to 4 days or longer can be expected.

Anesthesia:
General anesthesia

Recovery:
A period of 6 to 12 weeks is need for recovery. Whilst you're in hospital, doctors and nurses will keep a close check on your heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, and also the incision area for any abnormal signs.

Risks:
Heart surgery is not without its risks, and these can include the following: - Infection, fever, and even swelling - Bleeding. - Irregular heartbeats - Difficulties focusing or thinking clearly. - A reaction to the medication used to put you to sleep whilst the procedure is being performed - Damage to tissues in the heart, kidneys, and lungs. Death. Generally, the risks of an open heart procedure increases for people who: - Are older over 70 - Have had multiple heart surgeries - Suffer from conditions such as high pressure, diabetes, kidney disease and lung disease.

After care:
After your surgery, aftercare may include regular checkups with your doctor. You may need to make diet and lifestyle changes and take various medicines to assist you to remain healthy. You doctor may recommend that you join a cardiac rehabilitation program. Cardiac rehabilitation normally includes counseling, education, and exercise training to help you recover.
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