Treatments & Techniques

Nataliya Biskup, MD, Brings Pediatric Plastic Surgery to Wichita

She will provide a full spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to both adults and children in the area.


Hyperbaric Therapy for Radiation-Induced Hemorrhagic Cystitis

Via Christi Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Therapy is addressing a side effect of cancer treatment.


Recognizing Symptoms, Prompt Treatment Can Minimize Stroke Impact

Members of the Kansas Initiative for Stroke Survival are working to improve awareness and outcomes.


Via Christi Structural Heart Program Brings Leading-Edge Treatments Close to Home

A team of Wichita-based physicians are at the forefront of cardiac procedures.


Raising the Bar for Stroke Care: Via Christi Comprehensive Stroke Center Not Content to Rest on Its Laurels

For Wichita’s Via Christi Hospital St. Francis to earn certification last year as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, it had to demonstrate it had the specialized stroke care team and protocols in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to care for even the most complex strokes.


Robotic Arm to Transform Joint Replacement Surgery

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.


Reducing the Headaches of Pain Management

For many physicians, the CDC’s tightened pain management standards are a real headache.


Transforming Outcomes with Early Intervention: ARCK’s Blend of Quality and Compassionate Care Improves Quality of Life for Rheumatology Patients

Compassionate, ongoing relationships between patients and caring physicians, as well as prompt referrals and advances in technology, have transformed the field of rheumatology in the 22 years Timothy Shaver, MD, FACP, has been in practice.


Absorb Dissolving Heart Stent: Opens, Heals, Disappears

Approximately 90 days after the world’s first fully dissolving heart stent for treating coronary artery disease received FDA approval, Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita, already a leader in advanced cardiac care, now offers this technology.


PAD Diagnosis Can Put Patients Back on the Road to Active Living

Achy legs and feet or sores that won’t heal can be common problems for patients with a history of diabetes, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease or smoking, but could also be indicative of a common underlying vascular condition, Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).