The cardiology department of Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center performs annually more than 2500 procedures of installing catheters and stents. It means that every tenth of such kind operations in Israel is performed in Tel Aviv Sourasky Center. Stenting procedure is implemented under local anesthesia and no more than an hour. Coronary angiography (catheterization) allows to detect in time not only the pathology of blood vessels, but also the heart. By the experience of Sourasky Medical Center cardiologists, after the catheterization, the patients get rid of labored breathing and cardiac angina.
Sheba Hospital Heart Center "Levaev" is the oldest one in Israel (founded in 1952). It was the first which gathered in one place all the advanced methods of diagnostics, prevention and treatment of cardiac and vascular pathologies. The most successfully are treated: coronary heart disease, chronic heart failure, tachycardia, bradycardia, extrasystole, arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, CHD, Marfan syndrome, atherosclerosis. The center has the most modern equipment to ensure the highest quality of patient care. Research scientific work carried out at the Center, are successfully implemented in practice and save the lives of tens thousands of patients each year.