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Pacemaker Implant in Israel

Hospitals and medical centers in Israel performing Pacemaker implant.
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Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.

13 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Aram Smolinsky

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chest Surgery

Prof. Ehud Fresh

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Pacemaker Implant

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Hadassah University Medical Center

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.

6 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Oz Shapira

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Prof. Dan Admon

Heart Failure & Transplantation Program

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Pacemaker

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Rabin Medical Center

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.

8 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Eyal Porat

Head of Cardiac Surgery Department, Beilinson

Prof. D.Hasdai

Intensive Cardiac Care

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Pacemaker Implant

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Rambam Medical Center

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.

6 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Milo Simcha

Head of the Department of Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Doron Aronson, MD

Director, Inpatient Cardiology Unit and Unit of Coronary Care

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Implant of Pace Maker (dual chamber)

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Implant of Pace Maker (single chamber)

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Pacemaker Implant

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Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

A major medical center in Tel Aviv operating three hospitals under its lead, and serves as a teaching and research center as well.

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Pacemaker

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Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

11 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Dr. Adler Yehuda

Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation

Dr. Agranat Oren

Heart, Cardiac

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Pacemaker Implant

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Herzliya Medical Center

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.

20 listed cardiac surgeons:

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Prof. Dan Guarantee

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Bernardo Idna

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Pacemaker Implant

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Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

One of the largest hospitals in Israel with 900 beds and 700 physicians. The hospital serves 1000 medical tourists annually, providing advanced medical care at the highest western standards.

Listed cardiac surgeon:

Dr. Therese Fuchs, MD

Director, Electrophysiology and Pacemaker Laboratory

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Pacemaker Implant

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About Pacemaker

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 a Pacemaker Implant?
A pacemaker implant is a procedure to insert a small, battery-operated device called a pacemaker into your chest. This assists your heart to beat regularly.

What are the different types of Pacemaker Implant treatments?

  • Endocardial approach.
    This is the traditional procedure commonly used. An incision is made in the chest for the leads and pacemaker to be inserted. The lead(s) is carefully placed into the incision and into a vein, then guided to the heart. The tip of the lead is attached to the heart muscle, whilst the other end is inserted into a pocket created under the skin in the upper chest.
  • Epicardial approach.
    This procedure is more commonly used with children. The surgeon attaches the tip of the lead to the heart muscle, whilst the other end is placed in a pocket created underneath the skin in the abdomen.

How Long Will My Pacemaker Last
Pacemakers can usually last between four to eight years. Your pacemaker will need to be replaced, once the the battery becomes low.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Normally, surgery can take up to 3 hours.

Days admitted : Generally, you will be allowed to go home after one or two days.

Anesthesia : Local Anesthesia

Recovery : Try to ensure that your wound is kept clean and dry. After around five days, you may take a shower.

Avoid lifting heavy objects and activities that require pushing or pulling heavy objects. For six weeks after the procedure, stay clear of vigorous activity such as golfing, tennis, and swimming. Try to walk as much as possible for exercise.

Normally, you can resume work within a week after you go home.

Risks : Risks related to a pacemaker implant could include:
- Infection.
- There is a minor risk that one of the leads may get dislodged. That is the reason you are advised to avoid strenuous exercise for a few weeks after the procedure.
- Internal bleeding
- Hemorrhage

After care : A check of your pacemaker should be done six weeks after your pacemaker is implanted. This follow-up appointment is important, due to the fact that adjustments will be executed that will extend the life of your pacemaker.
After that, your pacemaker should be checked every three months on the telephone to assess battery function.
A complete examination will be required once a year at a hospital or doctor's office.

Be aware that the following items could interfere with the functioning of your pacemaker:

- A cell phone. This should be used on the side that is opposite to where the pacemaker was implanted.
- Strong electric or magnetic fields, such as: some industrial equipment; high intensity radio waves ; and arc resistance welders.

Avoid any tests that require magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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