Heart & Vascular Institute
Drs. Ashish Haryani and William E. Stansfield discuss LVAD implanted into a 60-year-old male with severe end-stage heart failure and history of cancer and stroke.
Atif Baqai, MD, FACS, RPVI, Division Chief of Vascular Surgery at AMITA Health and Tejas Shah, MD,FACS, RPVI, Vascular Surgeon at AMITA Health, present a case study of a surgical repair of a 14-cm abdominal aortic aneurysm with aorto-caval fistula.
At the AMITA Health Heart & Vascular Institute, a multidisciplinary team of specialists provides leading-edge treatment options for heart valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis.
The AMITA Health Heart & Vascular Institute is one of only two institutions in the Chicago suburbs that offers the Watchman™ procedure to reduce risk of stroke in patients with AFib.
For patients with severe mitral regurgitation, evidence of degenerative mitral valve disease on transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), and for those patients who are at high risk of surgical complications (based on the STS scoring system ...
Atrial fibrillation is not a benign disease and should be evaluated and treated as soon as possible after diagnosis.
Learn more about how low-dose helical computed tomography (LDCT) screening offers more benefits for patients than traditional lung scans. The AMITA Health Cancer Institute is making LDCT more accessible and combining it with advanced biopsy ...
Breast cancer differs from patient to patient, and the AMITA Health Advanced Breast Surgery Program provides personalized care based on each patient’s particular case and treatment goals.
The AMITA Health Cancer Institute offers one of the most comprehensive lung cancer programs in the region — from lung cancer screening and smoking cessation programs to minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedures to compassionate palliative care.
Diamond Headache Inpatient Program
Merle Diamond, MD, Co-Medical Director, the Diamond Headache Inpatient Program at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago — one of just three in the United States — discusses the value of inpatient care for patients with prolonged, ...
Merle Diamond, MD, Co-Medical Director, the Diamond Headache Inpatient Program at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, discusses how migraine treatment has evolved and how that informs her treatment of intractable migraine patients.
Advancements in the treatment of chronic migraines, as well as clarity in their classification, have made it easier for doctors to manage the condition and have helped patients enjoy more pain-free days.