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​​​The medical team at Rambam Health
Care Campus during one of the
procedures performed on the newborn.
Photo Credit: Pioter Fliter

Rambam Nurses and Doctors Save Infant via Rarely Performed Surgery

1/9/2018

​​​​Against All Odds: Rambam Health Care Campus has already performed several complex and challenging surgeries, but an operation performed last week was exceptionally unusual and saved this newborn’s life.

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Doctors during the surgical procedure
performed for the first time ever,
in Israel, at Rambam.
Photo Credit: Pioter Fliter

Rare: Successful Surgery on Congenitally Fused Jaw at Rambam

1/4/2018

​Rambam physicians successfully operated on a two-month-old infant born with a rare birth defect—a fused jaw. Only 50 cases have cases of infants born with a fused jaw have been reported worldwide.

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​ Photo Credit: Miki and Gal Koren

Leukemia Breakthrough: Fast-track Treatment and Diagnosis

1/4/2018

​​Most leukemia patients discover they have the disease in the evening. A pilot program at Rambam—in its third year—has used this knowledge to develop a new way to quickly diagnose and treat leukemia.

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The Yodfat cave where the
histoplasmosis-causing fungus
was found in 1977.

‘Cave Disease’—First-ever Case Diagnosed in Middle East

12/18/2017

​​Imagine the surprise of Rambam doctors when they confirmed the diagnosis of a disease in a woman who had not been overseas—a disease found previously only in the southeastern or central parts of the USA.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month:
Historic Buildings at Rambam
Illuminated in Pink

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Historic Buildings at Rambam Illuminated in Pink

10/24/2017

​Painting Rambam in Pink: As part of the world-wide "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" in October, two of the historic Rambam Health Care Campus buildings were bathed in pink lights yesterday evening (18 October 2017) – the old medical school faculty and the Stone Building. The building-lighting ceremony was attended by Israeli Parliament Ministers Aida Touma-Sliman and Ayman Odeh, Mariam Foundation board of directors members, Rambam administration representatives and hospital staff, and the Hamad family with their friends and supporters.

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Vered Harel at the inaugural ceremony of the
Australian Friends of Rambam.
Photography: Golan Wilson

Rambam Opens New Friends of Rambam Association in Australia

10/3/2017

A new "Australian Friends of Rambam" organization was inaugurated in Melbourne, Australia, to support Northern Israel’s largest, joining its seven sister branches operating on behalf of Rambam Health Care Campus around the world.

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​A brain catheterization being performed
at Rambam Health Care Campus.
Photography: Pioter Fliter, RHCC

Rare: Patient Undergoes Brain Catheterization Twice within 48 Hours

9/14/2017

​Brain catheterization, may be a last resort for ischemic stroke patients. A rare operation, published only twice before, was performed at Rambam on a 78-year-old woman—brain catheterization twice within two days—in the same vein.

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From the Far East to the Middle East

From the Far East to the Middle East

9/3/2017

​​​A unique program initiated by Rambam Health Care Campus enabled 35 doctors and nurses from China to visit and learn more about patient care in a large Israeli hospital.

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​The CORolla® Implant.
Photography: Pioter Fliter, RHCC

First-Ever Implant Treats Heart Failure at Rambam

8/29/2017

​Millions of people suffer from diastolic heart failure, for which there is no effective long-term treatment. Rambam HCC is the first hospital in the world to treat a patient with a new Israeli-developed device for this condition.

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The Department of Cardiac Surgery with
Tomas Herdevall (center back row, blue shirt).
Photography: Netanel Ayzik, 
Spokesperson's Office, RHCC

Patient “Throws” Department of Heart Surgery into the Water

7/18/2017

​​​Four months after the surgery that saved his life, Tomas Herdevall, who has managed the Pacific Rowing Club in Haifa for the past 20 years, set out to thank the medical team that treated him in his own way—with Kayak rowing lessons.

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​Dr. Dina Baron Shahaf (center)
with Maccabiah participants.

Rambam Summary of Maccabiah Experience

7/18/2017

The 20th Maccabiah games come to a close today. Rambam Health Care Campus—the medical center serving Haifa participants—provided medical services to participants, despite the complex logistics involved.

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Professor Minor observing research in 
Professor Gepstein's laboratory.
Photography: Itamar Hashash Daniel

Rambam Strengthens Its Connection with Stanford University

7/13/2017

​Professor Lloyd B. Minor M.D., dean of Stanford University School of Medicine, one of the best medical schools in the world, recently visited Rambam HCC to learn more about what goes on in the largest hospital in Northern Israel.

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