Rose Medical Center
Women and Heart Attacks
For women, symptoms can be more than chest pain
Calming the beat
HealthONE breaking ground with treatments to fight A Fib,
Looking ahead: Rose trials improve breast-cancer treatment for patients today and tomorrow
Visions of her mother’s severe radiation burns from breast-cancer treatment stuck with Eddy Duckels through the years. So did tales of her grandmother’s lost battle with the disease, despite a mastectomy. So when doctors told her that she, too, was dealt that unlucky breast-cancer card, Duckels...
Keeping an eagle eye: Annual exams help maintain aging vision
Late last year, Sammy McKay woke up with severe pain in her right eye. The 65-year-old Buena Vista resident had been blind for more than 10 years from what she believed was age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of permanent vision impairment among the aging. But when she sought care for...
Thyroid disorders: neck gland can wreak havoc
Most people brush the signs off as normal aging: gaining weight; losing energy; repeatedly searching the house for the keys. But in many cases, particularly in women past age 50, a small, butterfly-shaped gland that polices metabolism causes the chaos.
PREGNANCY HEALTH, BELOW-THE-BUMP
Every pregnancy has its share of little discomforts and annoyances. And many of those discomforts are drips, spots, leaks and even gushes that take place below the bump. Mysterious discharges during pregnancy can be a simple inconvenience or a worrisome danger sign.
Colon resection using the daVinci surgical robot
Performed by Dr. David Longcope of Rose Medical Center, Denver
A Hip Approach
Innovative replacement technique vaults many patients back to their active lifestyles
New Rose center boosts care for thyroid, parathyroid patients in Denver and beyond
Although some of them don’t claim the recognition of breast cancer or heart disease, endocrine disorders can be just as frightening and debilitating for the patients they strike – often women in their prime. Whether it’s crushing fatigue and aching joints from parathyroid disease, or fear of...
SYMPTOMS AND OPTIONS FOR HEARTBURN, ACID REFLUX, GERD AND ESOPHOGEAL CANCER
When it comes to stomach and digestion woes, finding the cause of your discomfort can sometimes seem harder than solving an advanced Sudoku. But if indigestion is making your chest feel on fire, the culprit is likely heartburn, acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In most cases,...