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Silver Cross Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

Award demonstrates Silver Cross Hospital’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients Silver Cross Hospital has received American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the...

New Device Treats Acid Reflux Leaving No Scars

[caption id="attachment_23753" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Kamran Ayub holds an endoscope that he uses when performing the TIF procedure. The procedure helps to manage acid reflux disease without making any incisions in the patient’s abdomen.[/caption] A new device at Silver Cross Hospital is helping patients with GERD...

Two Hip Replacements – One Surgical Robot – Quicker Recovery

[caption id="attachment_23655" align="alignright" width="200"] Cindy Kittle feels great after Dr. Ehmke replaced both of her hip at Silver Cross Hospital. The second surgery was performed using the Hospital's with using new Mako arm-assisted surgical robot.[/caption] Walking, taking a bath, getting dressed, and even putting on socks...

Stroke Scare Leads to Successful Sinus Surgery

[caption id="attachment_23604" align="alignleft" width="372"] Dr. Patel (left) recently performed outpatient surgery to remove a non-cancerous mass known as a frontoethmoid mucocele providing Anthony Apostolou (right) with much needed relief[/caption] Anthony Apostolou was suffering from a sinus infection that got worse after a few days. As he...

Frankfort Woman Survives Heart Attack, Beats Colon Cancer

[caption id="attachment_23610" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. BrookePhillips, medical oncologist with theUniversity of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross, talks with Terry Giorgi about her options to treat her colon tumor.[/caption] Terry Giorgi couldn’t wait to see her grandchildren over spring break after enduring a heart...