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(L-R): Lila (one of the teachers) and Elana Levi speak with Alina, a patient attending the school in Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital. Photography: Nathaniel Ayzik, Spokesperson's Office, Rambam HCC.

Hospitalized Pediatric Patients Start the School Year in Rambam Classrooms

9/3/2019

More than 100 hospitalized children and youth participated in classes on the first day of school in classrooms at Rambam’s Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital. Several new educational components are being introduced this year, including a sailing class for the older teens.

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Professor Rafi Beyar. Photography: Spokesperson's Office, RHCC.

Corindus, Founded by Former Rambam Director Rafi Beyar, Has Been Acquired by Siemens Healthineers

8/27/2019

Corindus Vascular Robotics is the latest successful initiative to come from Rambam Health Care Campus and the Technion. Earlier this year, Corindus’ technology was used to perform angioplasty and stent placement by a doctor sitting 32 kilometers from the patient.

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Photography: Rambam Spokesperson’s Office.

August Edition - Rambam News

8/26/2019

The action never stops here at Rambam Health Care Campus and there's always something going on! Watch the latest edition of "Rambam News" (English subtitles) to find out what we've been up to…

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Professor Doron Norman treating a patient.
Photography: Rambam Spokesperson’s Office.

Woman Undergoes Two Elbow Joint Replacement Surgeries at Rambam

8/11/2019

Mila Tamir fell several years ago and shattered one elbow, and recently fell again, shattering her other elbow. Each time, doctors at Rambam Health Care Campus replaced her elbow joints with artificial ones.

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Medical Consultation at the Cognitive Neurology unit

Rambam Doctors Discover ADHD Can Be Relevant to Cognitive Decline

8/5/2019

A scientific article written by Rambam Health Care Campus’ Cognitive Neurology Institute was recently the feature article in Harefuah ("Medicine"), the leading journal published by the Israeli Medical Association. The article addressed the topic of whether attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should be considered in the diagnosis of cognitive complaints among middle-aged and older individuals.

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Professor Irit Ben-Aharon, Director of Oncology, Joseph Fishman Oncology Center at Rambam. Photography: Nitzan Zohar.

New Rambam Service Customizes Cancer Treatment Needs for Young People

7/25/2019

Thousands of young Israelis are diagnosed with cancer every year. However, in addition to dealing with a difficult illness, they also have to cope with unique, age-related needs. For the first time in Israel, Rambam Health Care Campus is operating a unique program that customizes cancer treatment for the needs of these young patients.

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Montage of radiation therapy countdown tools for children (background); radiation therapy mask (left); and clay artwork titled "Where is my tumor" (right). Photography: Dafna Lavi Haker.

Rambam’s Pediatric Cancer Initiative Reduces Sedation during Radiotherapy

7/21/2019

A program in Rambam Health Care Campus’ Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital is helping pediatric cancer patients undergo radiation therapy without sedation. This unique program receives funding from the Israel Children's Cancer Foundation (ICCF).

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(L-R) Dr. Milena Pitshani and Dr. Haggai Bar-Yoseph, who are responsible for the service, with the capsules containing the powder for implantation. Photography: Pioter Fliter.

Rambam Offers Fecal Transplants to Resolve Digestive Problems

7/3/2019

Rambam has inaugurated a service to treat serious digestive problems using transplantation of feces. The final product does not resemble the source – it comes in small capsules filled with white powder, and it's clean, safe, and effective.

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Pictured (L–R): Anita Bonds, At-Large member of the Council of the District of Columbia and Chairwoman of the Committee on Housing of Neighborhood Revitalization; Mayor Muriel Bowser, Professor Newman, Dr. Halberthal, and Professor Ben-Arush, following th

Rambam HCC and Children’s National Health System Establish International Collaboration

6/27/2019

On June 27, a 40-member delegation that included the Mayor of Washington DC, Muriel Bowser, and the CEO of Children’s National Health System there, celebrated the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for collaboration Rambam Health Care Campus and Children’s National.

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A rare surgery – the baby’s head is outside, while her body is still in the womb. Photography: Pioter Fliter.

Rare Surgery Performed on Baby during Birth

5/27/2019

When Sima Sanbeto learned that her unborn baby had a respiratory obstruction, she never expected that during the birthing process, it would undergo one of the rarest and most complex surgeries ever conducted at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Dr. Rotem Sivan-Hoffmann attending the 11th World Stroke Congress in Montreal, Canada. Photo courtesy of Dr. Rotem Sivan-Hoffman

Rambam Neuroradiologists Improve Stroke Patient Care

5/23/2019

Stroke specialists at Rambam are using AI technology for early identification and diagnosis of stroke patients. The platform enables larger stroke centers to be connected to smaller hospitals in order to ensure that these patients can be treated as quickly as possible at the most suitable medical center.

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A rare surgery – the baby’s head is outside, while her body is still in the womb. Photography: Pioter Fliter.

Rare Surgery Performed on Baby during Birth

When Sima Sanbeto learned that her unborn baby had a respiratory obstruction, she never expected that during the birthing process, it would undergo one of the rarest and most complex surgeries ever conducted at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Dr. Rotem Sivan-Hoffmann attending the 11th World Stroke Congress in Montreal, Canada. Photo courtesy of Dr. Rotem Sivan-Hoffman

Rambam Neuroradiologists Improve Stroke Patient Care

Stroke specialists at Rambam are using AI technology for early identification and diagnosis of stroke patients. The platform enables larger stroke centers to be connected to smaller hospitals in order to ensure that these patients can be treated as quickly as possible at the most suitable medical center.

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