Spine Research at Rush Informs Clinical Practice
Neurosurgeon Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD, is the newest addition to a deep lineup of orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons whose research informs spine care at the Medical Center and beyond. Read more.
Rush Achieves Lowest Pulmonary Resection Mortality Rate
Thoracic surgeons at Rush achieved the lowest mortality rate for pulmonary resections in a recent study of 177 health care facilities prepared by the Duke Clinical Research Institute on behalf of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Read more.
Rush Certified to Offer VADs as Destination Therapy
Rush's Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program recently received advanced certification in ventricular assist device (VAD) destination therapy certification from the Joint Commission. Read more.
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