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International Second opinion


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Complex treatment under supervision of a physician team, including leaders in the fields of general surgery, intensive care, infectious disease and nutrition.
International Second opinion
This story took place in one of the ex Russian Republics. A young men was admitted in an local Hospital for violent abdominal pain .The diagnostic of acute pancreatitis (inflammation and in this case necrosis of the Pancreas) was done. Due to worsening of the patient’s condition, he was operated several times from the abdomen but he developed a severe abdominal and general infection with multiple organ failure. This picture included a severe respiratory failure with needs for mechanical ventilation, his kidneys stopped working, and his blood pressure was very low…

Despite supportive therapy and further surgery, no improvement was noticed and it was obvious than the chance of survival where very low…

After consultation with 2 surgical intensive care directors from  Tel Aviv at the patient’s bed. Another diagnosis was made: Bowel perforation leading to ongoing severe infection. This is why high level of care including general surgery   with specialize surgical intensive care was mandatory.

The family choosed to follow on with this complex treatment in a Medical center of Tel Aviv. Few hours after, the patient was transported in an Air Ambulance to Tel Aviv with an ICU team.

After his admission in Israel, he received complex treatment under supervision of a physician team, including leaders in the fields of general surgery, intensive care, infectious disease and nutrition. He was finally discharge to his home after 3 months.
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