Against All Odds: Rambam Health Care Campus has already performed several complex and challenging surgeries, but an operation performed last week was exceptionally unusual and saved this newborn’s life.
A young Gazan studying in Algeria, arrived at Rambam Health Care Campus via Jordan to donate a kidney to his desperately ill brother.
Rambam physicians successfully operated on a two-month-old infant born with a rare birth defect—a fused jaw. Only 50 cases have cases of infants born with a fused jaw have been reported worldwide.
Most leukemia patients discover they have the disease in the evening. A pilot program at Rambam—in its third year—has used this knowledge to develop a new way to quickly diagnose and treat leukemia.
Imagine the surprise of Rambam doctors when they confirmed the diagnosis of a disease in a woman who had not been overseas—a disease found previously only in the southeastern or central parts of the USA.