Interventional Radiology

Patient Testimonials

In Their Words

Sometimes the best way to learn about medical procedures is to hear from people who’ve undergone them. Read these real-life stories to find out more about interventional radiology and the role it played in these patients’ lives.


Joseph Gilles

Pain Alleviation Through IR

There came a time in Joseph Gilles’s life when he simply could not sleep at night. A severely fractured bone in his spine, which was aggravated after Gilles moved a heavy box, was causing intense, constant pain. “It was a ten on a scale of one to ten,” says Gilles ...


Nancy Kuhfuss
Franklin Park

Jitterbugging Again

Nancy Kuhfuss was getting frustrated. An active person accustomed to dancing the night away at a local jitterbug club, Kuhfuss, 72, of Franklin Park, was down to two dances in a row before her leg pain became unbearable ...


Patrick Pisciotto
Wood Dale

Killing a Kidney Tumor

A kidney stone was driving Patrick Pisciotto crazy. When he got it checked out, however, his doctor discovered a more serious health threat on his other kidney — a cancerous tumor ...

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This site is part of the Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare network of Web sites, which covers a variety of topics using the same philosophy: When it comes to medical care, we know that you have a lot of options. And we want you to know that you're more than a patient to us. You're an individual. We would appreciate the opportunity to provide you with state-of-the-art medical care and down-to-earth, personalized attention.

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