Graves’ Disease (also known as toxic diffuse goiter) is an autoimmune disease caused by thyroid hormone excess. It is the primary cause of hyperthyroidism. The conditional usually develops in middle-aged patients, and may have a genetic component. Detailed below is our Graves’ Disease treatment in Israel program.
Before thyroid goiter treatment can commence, our specialists will run a series of tests to assess the condition of your thyroid.
The investigations (including biopsy results) will take 4 business days to complete. The procedures will take place at Assuta Hospital.
Therapy will depend on the aforementioned tests’ results. Options include:
In case a total thyroidectomy is indicated, cost of treatment will consist of:
The surgery will take place at the state-of-the-art Assuta Medical Center.
Radioiodine thyroid ablations are performed at Sheba Tel HaShomer Medical Center. Cost will be include:
The pre-procedure work-up takes 3 working days, and hospitalization at the isolation unit up to 3 days. It is advised you remain in Israel for approximately 7 days following your completion of your Graves’ disease treatment.