Thursday, December 19th, 2013 (3:00 PM)
38 year old heart attack survivor
Rush-Riverside Center for Heart & Vascular Excellence
Rush-Riverside Center for Heart & Vascular Excellence provides comprehensive and advanced treatments for heart and vascular disease. Riverside performed its first open heart surgery on November 8, 1999. As of December 2012, more than 2,600 open heart surgery procedures have been done at Riverside and more than 20,000 cardiac catheterizations.
Services of the Rush-Riverside Center for Heart & Vascular Excellence include:
- Atrial fibrillation management
- Heart valve repair and ventricular remodeling
- Off-pump bypass (performed without stopping the heart)
- Mitral valve surgery
- Electrophysiology diagnostics and management
- Women's heart awareness and education program
- Three advanced cardiac catheterization labs
- Heart Scan, screen to identify the potential for a heart attack
- Fully accredited Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Lyle, a 79 year-old retired farmer from Dwight, needed quadruple bypass surgery. Hear what he had to say about his experience at Riverside.
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