Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Department of Cardiology (302976)
Specialized in: cardiology
The Department of Cardiology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center under the direction of Prof. Gad Keren specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the entire spectrum of heart diseases starting from critical conditions up to chronic pathologies requiring ongoing monitoring or rehabilitation. Using state-of-the-art equipment and providing comprehensive, high quality and personalized medical care, the Department has been recognized as one of the top cardiology centers both in Israel and abroad.
The Department of Cardiology at the Sourasky Medical Center offers round-the-clock emergency care, including surgical interventions for severe cardiac events, such as heart attack (myocardial infarction), congestive heart failure, severe arrhythmia or other conditions that require immediate care, monitoring, diagnosis and treatment. The medical team under the direction of Prof. Gad Keren also provides customized care to patients with cardiac conditions, such as angina pectoris, heart failure, heart arrhythmia etc. In addition, there is offered partial hospitalization, which is an excellent option for patients with moderate heart failure.
The Department of Cardiology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center has the cutting-edge equipment for catheterization, such as devices to treat and widen blocked blood vessels, install stents and valve implants. The treatment of arrhythmia is among the main focuses for the medical team. Therefore, the Department of Cardiology, led by Prof. Gad Keren, uses advanced monitoring and treatment equipment, such as catheters, pacemakers and defibrillators that help to provide optimal patient care in case of atrial fibrillations, disorders in the heart conduction system, ventricular tachycardia and cardiac arrest.
Patients with heart valve disease and structural heart diseases receive outstanding diagnosis, monitoring and care from expert cardiologists using sophisticated techniques, including heart CT, echocardiography, heart catheterization, cardiac mapping etc. For patients who cannot undergo surgical treatment, the Department of Cardiology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center offers catheterization interventions, which have been proven to be highly effective. Apart from high quality treatment and diagnosis, there is also provided a rehabilitation therapy, as well as training on preventing and avoiding recurrences of heart incidents.
The range of medical services of the Department of Cardiology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center under the direction of Prof. Gad Keren includes:
- Treatment of heart attack (myocardial infraction)
- Diagnostic coronary angiography
- Holter monitoring, electrocardiography (ECG) and ergometry
- Percutaneous aortic valve replacement
- Pacemaker implantation
- Defibrillator implantation
- Interventions for structural heart diseases
- Coronary angioplasty
- Cardiac intensive care
- Nuclear cardiology
- Tel Aviv, Israel