Sheba Medical Center has recently introduced the innovative and unique alfapump® System for the treatment of patients with advanced liver disease. Consisting of a battery-operated pump implanted under the skin, this breakthrough technology automatically and continually removes fluid build-up in the abdominal cavity (ascites) to the bladder, where it is naturally excreted from the body. Patients receiving this treatment at Sheba have reported improved quality of life since they no longer need frequent invasive procedures.
90.3% of the patients in Sheba are very satisfied with the medical staff, and 87.8% of the patients are very satisfied with the nursing staff. This is according to a telephone satisfaction survey conducted by Sheba Medical Center among 4,000 patients.
The award, given to Prof. Benjamin Dekel and Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld, is granted to those who have achieved innovative breakthroughs and made a significant contribution to the field of medicine or professional research in a field in Israel and abroad, in basic research and clinical research.
Mayo Clinic officials arrived in Israel to conduct joint operations with heart, chest, and blood vessel specialists at the Sheba Medical Center. This is the largest delegation of heart specialists from Mayo Clinic to visit Sheba Medical Center, doing so for the fourth consecutive year.
Settling in the capital, Guatemala City, the team had treated dozens of adults and children suffering from injuries of different stages, who were evacuated to receive intensive care, the majority of them suffering extensive burns from volcanic ash and pyroclastic materials. As part of the treatment, the Sheba delegation members made use of the most advanced technologies in the field of plastics and burns.
Dr. Yaacov Richard Lawrence, a London-born and educated doctor, is part of a unique team of Radiation Oncology specialists at Sheba Medical Center, conducting the world’s first clinical trial and study of targeted radiation treatments, to relieve pain and prolong the lives of critically ill pancreatic cancer patients.
According to the prestigious annual Forbes rating, Sheba Medical Center is the leading hospital in Israel in 40% of medical specialties.
Among the 188 Sheba Doctors named in the 2018 ratings, are leading specialists in: cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, Ob/Gyn, fertility treatments, internal medicine, ENT, urology, allergy and immunology, endocrinology, dermatology, ophthalmology, genetics and bariatrics.
Bert Hoffman received prostate cancer treatment after failed treatments in the U.S. Read more about his road to recovery at Sheba Medical Center in Israel.
Natalia recounts her experience at Sheba Medical Center in Israel and road to recovery from Cervical Cancer. Read about her life-saving treatment today.
Sheba Medical Center Honored as Center of Excellence by Sanofi International Pharma
Established in 1948, Sheba Medical Center is now the leading medical center in the region.