FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in Boston have entered into an agreement to collaborate on expanding oncology services to South Florida residents.
Holy Cross Hospital and Neuro Interventional Radiologist Laszlo Miskolczi, MD, are now able to conduct minimally invasive procedures to treat a wide range of clinical problems including stroke, carotid artery disease, brain aneurysms and other vascular disorders
Expands Partial Knee Resurfacing Procedure Capabilities from Unicompartmental to Bicompartmental
Dr. Martin Roche at Holy Cross Hospital was the first in the world to perform MAKOplasty(r), a minimally invasive partial knee resurfacing procedure used to treat early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee. Now doctors at Holy Cross are utilizing the next generation of the robotic arm system by MAKO Surgical Corp, the new RIO(tm) Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System.
Fort Lauderdale Orthopedic Surgeon Jonathan Levy, MD, leading expert in reverse shoulder replacement
The Reverse Shoulder Replacement, an exciting breakthrough in shoulder surgery, is a relatively new treatment option that has revolutionized the management of shoulder arthritis and rotator cuff dysfunction. It is now considered the treatment of choice for many once complex shoulder problems.
However, few surgeons in South Florida specialize in the procedure - and only one is considered the foremost expert.
Instead of the latest video game, doll or Jonas Brothers CD, when Elana Bohm recently celebrated her 8th birthday, at the top of her wish list was donations for her grandpa's cancer treatment and others like him battling the disease.
Holy Cross Hospital has added a state-of-the-art device to its Emergency Department and Critical Care Units that lowers the body temperature in patients suffering from a variety of traumatic events, including stroke, cardiac arrest and spinal cord injury. By adding the CoolGard 3000(r) intravascular cooling system, Holy Cross Hospital joins an elite group of hospitals around the world that are adopting this life-saving technology.
Washington, DC, June 6, 2012 – Holy Cross Hospital was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The Hospital Safety ScoreSM was calculated under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical and medication errors, and infections. U.S. hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F for their safety.