You may know Inflammatory Bowel Disease as Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis. Left untreated, these disorders cause irritation and swelling of the digestive tract and can lead to serious medical problems.
Dr. Patrick Szeto, Colorectal Surgery at CHI St. Vincent, discusses advancements in surgery and how it's improved patient outcomes.
Colon cancer is becoming more and more common in both men and women. However, when diagnosed early, there is a 90% 5-year cure rate, so it is important to be screened according to your doctor's suggestions.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer. It's unfortunate that some people shy away from getting screened because to them a colonoscopy seems uncomfortable. However, colon cancer is the easiest cancer to diagnose, and is easy to treat.
KLRT's Donna Turrell talks to Dr. Dean Kumpuris about why it's important to catch colon cancer before symptoms arise.
Robotic assisted surgery is improving the outcomes and shortening recovery times for surgeries.
Crohn’s is a chronic disease of the intestine. It can lead to bigger problems, even colon cancer. Learn the early signs.
Dr. Lee Raley discusses the benefits of robotic assisted surgery and how it is used to enhance the outcome for cancer patients
Patients with heart arrhythmias, like atrial fibrillation (AFib), are able to be diagnosed and treated close to home.
April is Foot Health Awareness Month and is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of foot health.
Medicine is only helpful when it is taken as prescribed. If you feel the medications you are taking are causing unwanted side effects, talk to your doctor before changing anything.
Our team of female cardiologists discuss heart disease prevention and factors affecting heart health in women.
Dr. Lance Burns talks about colorectal cancer and why it is called the silent killer. Many patients don't experience or present symptoms, so they never get tested. That's why it's important to get screened.
Cardiac rehab can help you do the things you know you need to do to have a healthy heart.
During a routine wellness check-up, Janene Sanders was encouraged to get a colonoscopy. That colonoscopy may have saved her life.
With one-third of all cancer cases being preventable, now is the time to take action against your risk factors.
Former Disney World employees retires to Arkansas to be close to his grandson and the CHI St. Vincent Wound Center is helping him make the most of their time together.
Cardiac catheterization is used to diagnose and treat heart disease. This minimally invasive procedure allows doctors to see if there is a blockage in an artery.
When it comes to getting a colonoscopy, you’re not the only one who has questions. That’s why we’ve answered the five most commonly asked questions.
Your digestive health affects you daily, which is why we focus on taking a very personalized approach to care. Here are a few reasons you should get a colonoscopy.