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Using New Technology, Rambam Doctors Transplant Two Corneas into Four Different Donors

Using New Technology, Rambam Doctors Transplant Two Corneas into Four Different Donors

10/14/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Cornea replacement may be necessary in cases where this delicate disuse has been damaged. However, patients often find themselves in a prolonged queue for a cornea donation.

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The three soldiers, reunited at Rambam, and memories old and new. Photos courtesy of the IDF Spokesperson's Unit; photomontage by Rambam HCC.

Former Rambam Pediatric Oncology Patients Unexpectedly Reunited During Military Service

10/11/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Bar, Chen, and Alvin met as leukemia patients in the Pediatric Oncology Department at Rambam Health Care Campus. A decade later, after all three had recovered, they met on an Israeli naval base where all three happened to be posted. They recently shared their story with Israeli news website Ynet.

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From Rambam to the Czech Republic (see text for details). Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Plays Crucial Role in International Cross-kidney Transplant Operation Involving Israel and the Czech Republic

10/7/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

According to Israel’s National Transplant Center, when altruistic donors register directly and join the organ exchange database, a chain of matches is created, enabling the donor to essentially save many lives.

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Professor Irit Ben-Aharon. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

The Jerusalem Post: Rambam Study Shows Cancer Patients with Solid Tumors Respond to COVID Vaccinations Like the General Population

10/5/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Studies conducted in Rambam’s Joseph Fishman Oncology Center are proving the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccinations for cancer patients with solid tumors, and vaccinations—indicating a favorable profile.

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Aviva Feldman-Bahagi during an epilepsy training session for educators. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Expert Raises Epilepsy Awareness via Training Sessions for Educators Asthma: Keep Exercising

9/30/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Several training sessions were designed for the Israeli educational system to reduce the stigmas associated with epilepsy. The sessions provided tools for educators to use when assisting students suffering from the disorder.

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Dr. Lilach Bonstein. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Physician Heads International Hematology Conference

9/26/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

For the first time ever, an international conference dealing with immune system and blood clotting issues was hosted by Israel. The conference was organized and led by Dr. Lilach Bonstein, Director of the Blood Bank Laboratory at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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L) Professor Lea Bentur; R) Dr. Ronen Bar-Yosef. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Good News for Teens with Asthma: Keep Exercising

9/19/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Physician researchers at Rambam Health Care Campus find that with the right treatment, asthmatic teens can perform physical activity without complaining of difficulty. The treatment includes an inhaler that contains bronchodilators and steroids.

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Dr. Halberthal and a copy of his editorial that appeared in Israel Today. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

The Battle against the Coronavirus is a War in Every Sense – We Need to Focus on Both the Frontlines and the Home Front

9/12/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Dr. Michael Halberthal, Director General of Rambam Health Care Campus, has been tirelessly leading the hospital through the daily challenges of the coronavirus. Below is an editorial he wrote for the Israeli daily newspaper and news website, “Israel Today”.

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Professor Beyar and a close-up of his editorial that was published in Globes. Photography courtesy Rambam HCC.

The Word “Lockdown” Needs to Disappear from Our Lexicon

9/12/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Professor Rafi Beyar, the former General Director of Rambam Health Care Campus, remains deeply committed to quality healthcare. Drawing from his own experience and expertise over the years, he has written an informative and thought-provoking editorial for the daily Israeli business news website "Globes".

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Walaa Sabbagh at the hospital (L), at the time of the incident (middle inset), and with Nabil's wife, Dalia, during a special ceremony held in her honor after the incident (R). Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Radiographer Saves Life of Drowning Man

8/29/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A radiographer employed at Rambam Health Care Campus helped perform CPR on a man who suffered a seizure and almost drowned, saving his life.

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Staff of the BRACHA Education Center. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Preparations for the New School Year at Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital

8/26/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The 2021–2022school year will open as scheduled for hospitalized children at the Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital of Rambam Health Care Campus. The hospital’s school is run by the BRACHA Education Center under the direction of Israel’s Ministry of Education.

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Using Surgical Theater's Precision VR System during surgery. Photgraphy courtesy of Surgical Theater, Ltd.

First in Israel: Virtual and Augmented Reality for Neurosurgery at Rambam Health Care Campus

8/19/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus is the first in Israel to use a unique system with augmented and virtual reality technologies for more accurate neurosurgical procedures.

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3D rendering of healthy fat cells, making up the tissue from which mesenchymal cells are extracted.

Possible COVID Breakthrough: Israeli Ministry of Health Approves Extension of Israeli Drug Trial at Rambam Medical Center to Other Israel Hospitals

8/12/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The Ministry of Health’s decision ensued from the results of a clinical trial that began in January of this year at Rambam Health Care Campus. The data is encouraging: 14 out of 16 COVID-19 patients who received the new drug were released home. Rambam’s clinical trial leader stressed that ““with this drug, the chance of saving seriously ill patients increases dramatically.”

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Rambam’s team during a cryotherapy procedure. Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Global Breakthrough: Rambam Physicians Perform Cryotherapy to Remove Superficial Bladder Cancer

8/8/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Cryotherapy has been performed for the first time in the world to treat superficial bladder cancer in a 60-year-old patient. The minimally invasive procedure represented a collaboration between Rambam Health Care Campus’s Department of Urology led by Professor Gilad Amiel and Dr. Isaac Hoffman, and representatives of Vessi Medical founded by Mr. Eyal Kochavi.

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Rambam employees and visitors take part in special prayers for the healing and speedy recovery of those wounded in the tragedy on Mount Meron. Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Parents of Mount Meron Victim Thank Rambam for Compassionate Care

7/25/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Earlier this year, a youth was critically injured during the Lag B’Omer Mount Meron tragedy and hospitalized at Rambam Health Care Campus for two months. His parents expressed their gratitude to the hospital staff, thanking them for their son's treatment and the thoughtful assistance they received throughout his stay.

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The people involved with Rambam MedTech Ltd. (see text for details). Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Rambam MedTech Ltd. Facilitates Several Medical Research and Innovation Projects

7/18/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The activities of Rambam MedTech Ltd. have advanced a number of significant medical research and development initiatives conceived by Rambam physician-scientists over the past few months.

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Adele in the Meri and Sol J. Barer Play Atrium in Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital. Inset top right: Professor Mark Eidelman. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Girl Born with Rare Fragile Bone Disorder Learns to Walk

7/11/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Thanks to doctors in the Pediatric Orthopedics Unit at Rambam Health Care Campus, a young girl diagnosed with a disorder that causes her bones to break easily recently took her very first steps.

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3D rendering of healthy fat cells, making up the tissue from which mesenchymal cells are extracted.

Possible COVID Breakthrough: Israeli Ministry of Health Approves Extension of Israeli Drug Trial at Rambam Medical Center to Other Israel Hospitals

The Ministry of Health’s decision ensued from the results of a clinical trial that began in January of this year at Rambam Health Care Campus. The data is encouraging: 14 out of 16 COVID-19 patients who received the new drug were released home. Rambam’s clinical trial leader stressed that ““with this drug, the chance of saving seriously ill patients increases dramatically.”

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Rambam’s team during a cryotherapy procedure. Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Global Breakthrough: Rambam Physicians Perform Cryotherapy to Remove Superficial Bladder Cancer

Cryotherapy has been performed for the first time in the world to treat superficial bladder cancer in a 60-year-old patient. The minimally invasive procedure represented a collaboration between Rambam Health Care Campus’s Department of Urology led by Professor Gilad Amiel and Dr. Isaac Hoffman, and representatives of Vessi Medical founded by Mr. Eyal Kochavi.

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Rambam employees and visitors take part in special prayers for the healing and speedy recovery of those wounded in the tragedy on Mount Meron. Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Parents of Mount Meron Victim Thank Rambam for Compassionate Care

Earlier this year, a youth was critically injured during the Lag B’Omer Mount Meron tragedy and hospitalized at Rambam Health Care Campus for two months. His parents expressed their gratitude to the hospital staff, thanking them for their son's treatment and the thoughtful assistance they received throughout his stay.

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