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Top Right: Professor Zukerman, courtesy of Rambam Spokesperson’s Office. Diagram: From free resource of the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy

Rambam Establishing CAR T-cell Immunotherapy Service for Cancer Treatment

9/15/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment will soon be offered at Rambam Health Care Campus using genetically engineered T-cells to kill cancer cells. Rambam will be the first and only medical center in Northern Israel to provide this service.

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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 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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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August Edition - Rambam News

8/26/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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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Photo of the plastic toy found in the  child's intestine. Photography: Spokesperson's Office, RHCC.

Tragedy Averted when Rambam Doctors Extract Plastic Toy from Toddler’s Intestine

8/18/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A two-year-old girl was brought to Rambam’s Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital after swallowing a plastic Playmobile toy. Doctors remind parents to keep an eye on their children.

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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 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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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Rambam Doctors Discover ADHD Can Be Relevant to Cognitive Decline

8/5/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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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Guy Cohen’s children at the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. Photo courtesy of Guy Cohen.

Swim From the Heart Participant Guy Cohen to Swim Catalina Channel

7/18/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Guy Cohen, a three-time participant in Rambam’s annual Swim From the Heart event and fundraiser for sudden cardiac death, is attempting the final swim of the Triple Crown Open Water.

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(L-R): Professor Myriam Ben-Arush, Father Joseph Mata, and Dr. Michael Halberthal. Photgraphy: Pioter Fliter.

Local Archbishop Donates to Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital

7/14/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A major donation was made to the Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital by a delegation headed by Father Joseph Mata, archbishop of the Greek Catholic community in the Galilee.

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In the photo: Dr. Eitan Abergel, Director of the Invasive Neuroradiology Unit, and Dr. Dana Baron Shahaf, Anesthesiologist. Photography: Rambam Spokesperson’s Office.

Rambam Doctors Perform Eight Brain Catheterizations in One Day

7/8/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam’s Brain Catheterization Unit, which usually performs up to three brain catheterizations per day, recently performed eight urgent surgeries within 24 hours – all with successful outcomes.

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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 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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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Photography and interviews: Nathaniel Ayzik, Rambam Spokesperson’s Office, RHCC

From the North with Love to the Children of the South

6/5/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Fifth graders from the Nahalim School in Southern Israel visited Rambam Health Care Campus at the beginning of June to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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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 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

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. Michael Halberthal and Professor Beyar accompany the swim. Photography: Pioter Fliter.

Rambam’s Swim From the Heart Raises Funds for Sudden Cardiac Death

5/24/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Hundreds of swimmers from Israel and abroad participated in the annual swim to raise funds for research at Rambam Health Care Campus of sudden cardiac death in children and young adults.

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