Replace the hip joint in Israel: the peculiarities of the Hadassah Medical Organization
- What is the preoperative preparation in Israel?
- What is the cost of endoprosthesis in Hadassah Hospital?
- What is the procedure in the hospital?
- What is the aftertreatment rehabilitation?
- What is the effectiveness of joint replacement in the hospital?
The Orthopedic Department carries out more than 600 such surgeries annually. They are performed by well known Israeli orthopedist, Professor Meir Liebergall. For outstanding achievements in this field,
Hadassah Hospital is among the members of the International Society of Orthopaedic Centers (ISOC).
What is the preoperative preparation in Israel?
Joint damage can be caused by several reasons. Traditionally this injury and certain diseases (osteoarthritis, bone tuberculosis, infections of bone tissue). It is accompanied by severe pain and decreased mobility of the joint. Radical method of treatment is total endoprosthesis - joint replacement with a prosthesis.
To appoint endoprosthesis replacement and make a treatment plan, a patient has to undergo a number of diagnostic analysis, including blood and synovial fluid laboratory tests, MRI, ultrasound, and X-ray.
The cost of the procedure depends on the type of implant and its mount, and starts from USD 19,000.
Doctors use a unique system of computer navigation during the surgery, which allows to perform smaller incisions (of 5 cm), and reduces the total time of the procedure. All manipulations are carried out under general or local anesthesia.
What is the aftertreatment rehabilitation in the hospital?
Rehabilitation in the clinic is aimed at full patient’s return to the active life. It includes early physical load and special exercises, strengthening the muscles of the injured leg. This helps to achieve high results in 6-8 weeks after the endoprosthesis replacement.
What is the effectiveness of joint replacement in the hospital?
The use of modern treatment methods and prostheses of known manufacturers from the USA and Switzerland led to the fact that more than 90% of procedures have no complications.