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Senior Laniado Nephrologist Moshe Shashar Presents Research at European Nephrology Conference

Europe Nephrology Conference

At the European Nephrology Conference held recently in Copenhagen, senior nephrologist at Laniado, Dr. Moshe Shashar presented his research on the effects of Aldactone on the endothelial cells.
Endothelial cells provide a protective layer for blood vessels - from the large vessels to small capillaries in the organs far from the heart. These cells may be damaged by various diseases, including liver disease, heart disease, preeclampsia and others.  In such cases, complications may arise that require immediate treatment. Dr. Shashar’s research, which to date has been carried out in the laboratory on cells, shows that Aldactone drug that is commonly used to treat high blood pressure, also improves the functioning of endothelial cells.   The next stage of the study is to examine the effect of the drug on animals like mice.

 
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Dr. Ari Pelta Expert in Colon & Rectal Surgery, Joins Laniado’s Surgical Team

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Dr. Ari Pelta, a senior general surgeon and an expert in the field of colon and rectal surgery, has recently joined Laniado’s surgery department. A graduate of New York Medical College, he completed his general surgery residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, in New York, including a final year as Chief Resident in surgery.  He acquired additional specialty training during a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgical Clinic.

Dr. Pelta combines treatment using innovative technological approaches, extensive clinical knowledge, and experience in Israel and abroad. He will focus on treating complex cases of colorectal cancer, Crohn's disease, clinical problems associated with the tailbone (phonidell), incontinence, etc.  In addition to his work in the Surgery Department, Dr. Pelta will provide consultation at Laniado’s institutes outpatient clinics. 

 
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2017 International Nurses Day Celebrated With Festive Event at LANIADO

“Every doctor has a nurse at his/her side” - Laniado CEO, Nadav Chennurse day-1

This year for the first time, Laniado Hospital joined hospitals around the world in celebrating International Nurses Day - celebrated on 12 May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth, to honor the contribution nurses make to society.

The day-long event recognized the prodigious efforts and devoted work performed by the nursing staff - about 500 men and women who work around the clock in various departments.

 
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Procedure Developed at Laniado’s IVF Unit Greeted
with Great Interest at Israel Fertility Association Conference

Laniado unique worldwide in implanting embryo on fourth day after egg retrievalFertility conference

Since 1978, five million babies around the world have been born through in-vitrio-fertilization – over 37,000 of them in Israel in the last year alone.  
The procedure is a delicate one, with the date of implantation of the embryo after the egg is  retrieved critical to both fetus survival and development as well as the formation of defects.   A successful procedure requires the initial development of the embryo under laboratory conditions on the one hand and its continued development under natural uterine conditions as soon as possible, on the other.