Two boys, about six to eight years old, stood next to the nurses' station in the Pediatrics Department at the Hadassah Medical Center.
When a 53-year-old man was hospitalized at the Hadassah Medical Center in unstable condition, suffering from sepsis, a severe systemic inflammatory response, an extensive set of tests revealed that he had been bitten by a microorganism called Rickettsia.
When a 50-year-old man came to the Hadassah Medical Center with a mysterious fever and difficulty breathing, the cause was difficult to determine and standard treatment for his clinical systems did not stop his decline.
One of the first hospitals in the world to acquire a lithotripter--which revolutionized the elimination of kidney stones with noninvasive shock wave therapy—the Hadassah Medical Center today houses the largest Kidney Stone Treatment Center in Israel.
Irris Makler, award-winning Australian-born Israeli journalist and author, who was injured in a 2009 terrorist attack in Jerusalem and treated successfully at the Hadassah Medical Center, was the featured speaker at a community event, initiated by Hadassah Australia
It is really quite hard to absorb the killings that took place last week in Connecticut and truly heartbreaking to think about the pain of the parents and families, indeed of the entire community. As doctors, we are often called upon to make the emotional switch from death to life; in our personal lives, it is much more difficult. Here I would like to share with you my visit to the Endourology and Lithotripsy Unit and my conversation with its Director, Dr. Mordechai Duvdevani.
Unable to bring a pregnancy to term, Vered, thanks to her determination and perseverance and fortified with the help of the Hadassah Medical Center’s fertility specialists, eventually became the mother of three babies.
When a woman who needed dental surgery became hysterical with fear as she drove up to the hospital, unable to gain the courage to enter, Hadassah Medical Center Senior Anesthesiologist Prof. Alex Avidan and Prof. Eliezer Kauffman, Director of Dental Anesthesia, came out to her car.
As our Chanukah dreidls remind us, more than 2,000 years ago, “A great miracle happened here.” But here at Hadassah, great miracles happen every day--so many, in fact, that I had a hard time choosing which to tell you about.
Hadassah Medical Center Chief Engineer Beli Deutsch, while exploring natural tracks in Nepal, arranged a celebration of Hadassah’s 100th anniversary on the Laurebina Pass some 15,300 feet above sea level. "I was very sorry I missed the Hadassah Centennial Celebration in Jerusalem," he says, "so I arranged a celebration for myself!”