Suffering Ends With Robotic Surgery

NEW LENOX, IL — For over two decades, Plainfield resident Beth Kenealy’s quality of life was in a downward spiral. She suffered from constant incontinence which advanced to the point she was wearing the largest incontinence pad. In addition, after the birth of her third child, she had severe, heavy periods that included blood clots. [...]

By | 2017-06-08T19:11:51+00:00 June 5th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

New Lenox Woman discomfort eliminated after innovative surgery

For three years, New Lenox resident Nadine Lawson hoped her uterine fibroid would shrink and disappear. Instead, she felt bloated and uncomfortable for years as the mass grew larger pressing on her bladder requiring her to constantly urinate. Since the fibroid enlarged, the 49-year-old was unable to have her annual gynecological exam completed. On the [...]

By | 2017-02-18T20:37:50+00:00 September 20th, 2016|In The News|0 Comments

Silver Cross acquires Third da Vinci Robot

The Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL recently acquired its third da Vinci robot—the Xi® Surgical System, for advanced minimally invasive procedures.   One of the top three robotic surgical programs in the Midwest, more procedures using da Vinci robotic technology are performed at Silver Cross than any other [...]

By | 2017-02-18T20:38:00+00:00 August 4th, 2016|In The News|0 Comments

Silver Cross surgeons get big assist from ‘robots’

We're not talking about something as advanced as Will Robinson's robot when it comes to those being used to assist in surgeries at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. However, those who remember the 1960s television series may be surprised at what modern medical robots can do. Silver Cross has averaged about 1,000 surgeries during [...]

By | 2017-02-18T20:38:06+00:00 September 24th, 2015|In The News|0 Comments