Most patients diagnosed with cancer aren’t eager to spend months getting treatment or recovering from surgery. But patients referred for treatment at Ascension Via Christi CyberKnife Center in Wichita don’t have to, because CyberKnife can hone in on lethal cancerous or unhealthy tissue with pinpoint precision in just one to five treatments and requires no incisions or sedation.
Treatment for Keratoconus Helps Avoid Corneal Transplant: Condition often appears in early teen years
When Wichitan Mike Ellis was diagnosed 25 years ago with keratoconus, a condition in which the cornea becomes misshapen, his treatment options were to monitor its progression and get stronger corrective lenses until the severity of his vision loss would require a corneal transplant.
“Participation in a health information exchange can quickly impact patient safety and improve care coordination by allowing connected physicians, hospitals and other providers to share patient health records, including information from all providers and facilities from whom a patient has...
New advancements in technology and treatment options for peripheral arterial disease significantly reduce the need for amputation.
The minimally invasive procedures enable patients to heal in a week, with little interruption to their lifestyles.
Wesley Medical Center has begun offering a new treatment that targets cancer cells while sparing the surrounding healthy tissues.
Via Christi Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Therapy is addressing a side effect of cancer treatment.
Members of the Kansas Initiative for Stroke Survival are working to improve awareness and outcomes.
A team of Wichita-based physicians are at the forefront of cardiac procedures.
The Kansas Spine & Specialty Hospital in Wichita is now the exclusive Kansas provider of Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery, which will enable surgeons to achieve a higher level of precision for implant design and replacement.
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