Thursday, December 18th, 2014 (3:00 PM)
38 year old heart attack survivor
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Heart Surgery Program
Leading-edge care in the area of adult heart, chest and blood vessel surgery
The Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Team of the Rush-Riverside Heart Center offers a unique combination of knowledge, skill and experience.With comprehensive, leading-edge care in the area of adult cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery, the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Program of the Rush-Riverside Heart Center strives to provide each patient the best possible outcome.
Common Heart and Circulation Warning Signs
- Shortness of breath
- Trouble breathing
- Pains, tightness, aching or pressure in chest
- Pain or fluttering in abdomen
- Pain in buttocks, hips, legs or feet when walking or at rest
- Discoloration of lower legs or feet when sitting
Cardiac Surgery (Heart)
Standard and advanced techniques for coronary artery bypass surgery, valve replacement and repair, and minimally invasive off-pump cardiac surgery as well as aortic dissection repair and the removal of cardiac tumors and the repair of trauma to the heart.
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Thoracic Surgery (Chest)
Care for patients with both benign and cancerous chest and lung conditions. Treatment includes use of leading-edge techniques, including video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and other minimally invasive surgical techniques, to relieve symptoms in patients who have lung and esophageal cancer.
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Vascular Surgery (Blood Vessels)
Surgery to repair the blood vessels and flow of blood in the neck, chest, arms, abdomen and legs including treatment for peripheral vascular disease, aneurysms, aortic dissection, carotid artery disease, varicose veins and a wound clinic.
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Rush-Riverside Center for Heart & Vascular Excellence
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Program
500 North Wall Street, Suite 100
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
Phone: (815) 933-4400
Fax: (815) 933-9646