Now that minimally invasive procedures are the norm, patients are recovering more quickly from orthopedic injuries and illnesses. Learn how far the field has come, how greatly patients’ lives are impacted by successful surgeries, and where orthopedics research is headed. ...

There are two sides to every surgery. Evaluate the perspective of a patient versus a surgeon as they discuss how compassionate care and innovative technology lead to better outcomes. ...

Heart disease is still prevalent in our society, but fortunately there are many notable advancements in medicine, nutrition and surgical procedures. Learn how patients are receiving better treatment. ...

Surgery still can be scary for a patient, but with the major advancements that have happened over the past half-century, operations are now safer than ever before. ...

Take hope in new technologies, treatments and surgeries that are catching cancer earlier and increasing the odds of survival for those diagnosed with this terrible disease. ...

Scalpel, Please! Imagine that first shaky hand lifting a pointed object and performing the world’s first surgery. Harder to imagine is that first surgery originating in the late Stone Age. We know definitively that surgery existed in 10,000 B.C., in China, where anthropologists have found skulls with signs of trephination – the removal, using a saw, of a circle of ...

Gilvydis Vein Clinic opens new location in Sycamore. Sycamore and DeKalb residents suffering the adverse effects of varicose veins now have an innovative resource for treatment close to home. The Gilvydis Vein Clinic, recently established at 2127 Midlands Court, Ste. 102, Sycamore, is the second clinic site where Dr. Rimas Gilvydis, along with Dr. Hyungman Kang, perform endovenous laser ablation ...

Thanks to new discoveries in technology and knowledge, heart surgery has undergone amazing advancements in the last decade. Discover some of the new techniques and treatments available. ...

Meet a dedicated group of physicians who are dedicated to offering specialized orthopedic care to patients in Elgin, St. Charles, Geneva and Naperville, and discover why they've experienced tremendous growth over 40 years. ...