Surgeries and Services

Aortic Dissection and Aortic Aneurism The aorta is the largest blood vessel in the body with a diameter of approximately 3cm. Its primary function is to supply blood to all organs of the body. The aorta divides into the thoracic aorta (or thoracic…
  • Heart valve surgery is performed in order to repair or replace heart valves in accordance with their specific medical condition or dysfunction. Heart valve surgery includes various procedures such as aortic valve repair or replacement; mitral valve…
  • Heart bypass surgery, known medically as coronary artery bypass grafting, is a very common surgical procedure that has been successfully performed since the 1970’s. In Israel alone 4,000 such procedures are performed annually. What medical…
  • What is atrial fibrillation and why should it be treated? Atrial fibrillation is a heart rhythm disorder caused by a large number of circuits in the corridors of the heart. These circuits cause irregular contractions of the ventricles and a lack of…
  • A pneumonectomy (or pneumectomy) is a surgical procedure to remove a lung. Removal of just one lobe of the lung is specifically referred to as a lobectomy, and that of a segment of the lung is referred to as a wedge resection (or segmentectomy)….
  • This is a procedure for the surgical removal of lumps located in the mediastinal cavity. Both benign and malignant mediastinal tumors appear in the mediastinal cavity and can reach very large dimensions. Usually it is necessary to open the thorax by…
  • Thoracoscopic surgery is a type of thoracic surgery performed while using a small video camera that is introduced into the patient’s chest via a scope. This surgical procedure is used to perform biopsies or to sever individual lung lesions….
  • Mediastinoscopy is a procedure that enables visualization of the contents of the mediastinum, and is done only for diagnosis purposes. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia. After performing a small incision in the lower neck and…
  • Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy surgery for the treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis Excessive sweating of the hands (palmar hyperhidrosis) is a known and quite common phenomenon in the Middle East. The most effective treatment is the detachment of a…
  • Background Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that results in the removal of atherosclerotic plaques situated in the arteries of the neck (the common carotid arteries), as a result of atherosclerosis which causes these plaques to form….
  • Background Peripheral atherosclerosis disorder is a disease that narrows the blood vessel’s space outside of the heart. When atherosclerosis involves the aorta (the abdominal aorta) and the arteries of the lower limbs, it results in a blood flow…
  • Background One of the expressions of atherosclerosis is expansion of the arteries due to a genetic disorder evidenced by the weakening of the arterial wall. Along with other risk factors, such as smoking and high blood pressure, this could lead to…
  • Cardioheal offers a service that includes rapid diagnosis and treatment performed by our leading senior cardiologist Prof. Shlomi Matetzky. As part of this service all the necessary tests will be carried out within 5 days in ASSUTA. If you suffer…
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