About the departrment
Surgical Department B of the surgical center is a general surgery department dealing with gastrointestinal surgery (benign and malignant tumors), various hernia operations, breast surgery, gallbladder surgery, upper gastrointestinal surgery, gastrointestinal tract -esophagus, stomach and duodenum, and lower gastrointestinal tract - colon surgery, rectum and proctology.
The department specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery:
colorectal laparoscopy surgery, gallbladder laparoscopy surgery, gastrectomy laparoscopy, laparoscopic hernias, prevention of reflux and diaphragmatic hernia.
A unique area of the department's activity is engaged in is TEM surgery - Trans Anal Microsurgery, this is a method for lesion excision (polyps and superficial tumors) in the rectum, rectally, using a minimally invasive microsurgery technique and thereby eliminating the need for major abdominal surgery. Our department is the only one in Israel that performs these operations.
Academic and research activities
Currently active research:
- Laparoscopic surgery in the colon - at an older age.
Inguinal hernia repair using laparoscopy - comparison of methods.
- Radiation and preoperative chemotherapy of rectal carcinoma.
- Percutaneous puncture of gall bladder in patients with high surgical risk.
- A prospective study comparing colorectal surgery with and without mechanical preparation.
Providing information to the patient:
Information is provided to the patient and his family upon pre arrangements with the department secretary.
Doctor' ward rounds:
Morning ward round from 07:20-20:00
Evening rounds from 19:00 to 19:30