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Prof. David Luria, director of the Arrhythmia Unit at Hadassah

First in Israel: Innovative treatment for irregular heartbeat at Hadassah

"Happily, the procedure was successful and I can finally get back to work and the life I was used to."

14/01/2021
Annette and Dr. Dvir post-surgery

First time ever: 96-year-old woman opts for "knife in heart" surgery

Annette Caron underwent a heart operation via her blood vessels, which was the first surgery of its kind in the world, at Jerusalem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center.

Virtual image of human heart

New technology allows for an accurate reading of the heart

An ECG is a mobile device that can be used to monitor and provide a printout of a person's heart rhythms.

Patient creates medical hanukkiah in tribute to team who saved him

"I give them this hanukkiah with my whole heart," said Moshe Hartman.

Top international cardiology intervention conference takes place in Israel

The conference featured world cardiology leaders, leading inventors –notably Dr. Julio Palmaz, the inventor of the first stent – venture capital funds and many start-ups.

Belgian city finds its former mayor's heart in a fountain

The relic is mentioned in civic documents, but until it was found "no one really believed it," Verviers city councilor Maxime Degey told Reuters.

By REUTERS
10/09/2020

Bayer to test new drugs on 3D-printed heart tissue at Tel Aviv University

The new method of testing bypasses many tedious screening methods, making it faster, cheaper and more efficient.

29/06/2020

Baby girl from Gaza saved by team of Israeli, Palestinian doctors

Lama was diagnosed with a heart defect that results in abnormal blood flow between two of the major arteries connected to the heart, a condition which requires medical intervention.

Virtual image of human heart

Coronavirus can cause heart attacks and strokes - study

The virus can cause serious cardiovascular complications, including heart failure, heart attacks, blood clots, and strokes, and can even interfere with patient's existing heart-treatment medications.

15/05/2020
Mayanei Hayeshua Medical team treat a patient with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the coronavirus

Coronavirus may cause lasting damage throughout body, doctors fear

For the sickest patients, infection with the new coronavirus is proving to be a full-body assault, causing damage well beyond the lungs.

By MELISSA HEALY
19/04/2020
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