The Hadassah Medical Center’s protocol for victims of heart attacks translates into 34 minutes from the time a patient arrives at Hadassah until the blocked artery is opened, relates Prof. Haim Danenberg, Director of Interventional Cardiology. This is the shortest time in Israel and one of the shortest times in the world, he says.
Hadassah is also a pioneer in minimally invasive heart valve replacement and other interventional cardiac techniques.
Dr. Efraim Zuroff, Director of The Simon Wiesenthal Center, is one of Hadassah’s recent cardiac success stories. Hadassah, he says, “restored me to full health and to confidence in my health.” Hear him tell his story: