Articles for Tag: "Advocate Christ Medical Center Heart and Vascular Institute"
A new method using cold instead of heat may prove to be the best treatment for a common heart rhythm disorder.
Read the touching story of a patient who reunites with the nurse who helped save his life.
TAVR: It may sound foreign, but it’s the next big thing in heart care and it’s helping to heal plenty of hearts.
Doctors say Irene Vicich, a 100-year-old Chicago resident might be the “the oldest patient in the world” to undergo a new procedure to replace her aortic valve.
Tired of telling your teen to sit up, eat right, don’t smoke, slow down and drive carefully? Perhaps some real face time with a physician performing surgery on an unhealthy heart might get the point across.
Leroy Haynes is the first Illinois patient to leave the hospital with a Total Artificial Heart. Here is his story.