Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center
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Comprehensive Program

A Truly Comprehensive Neuroscience Program

We provide advanced treatment for nearly all types of diseases, conditions and injuries of the brain, spine and nervous system.

Acute Stroke

- Intravenous and intra-arterial thrombolysis
- Intra-arterial clot retrieval - Merci®
- Extracranial and intracranial carotid and vertebral angioplasty and stenting (wingspan stent)
- "Drip & Ship" protocol (triage patients and authorize intravenous tPA prior to transfer)


Uncontrolled Epistaxis

- Intra-arterial PVA particle embolization


Vasospasm

- Soft balloon angioplasty
- Intra-arterial verapamil, nicardipine and milrinone infusions


Carotid & Vertebral Artery Disease

- Percutaneous transluminal arterial angioplasty and stenting


Brain Tumors, Lesions and Vascular Abnormalities

- Stereotactic radiosurgery to treat tumors, lesions and vascular abnormalities
- Resection of brain tumor in eloquent area of brain
- Intraoperative placement of GLIADEL® Wafer


Intracranial Bleeds

- Subdural hematoma (SDH)
- Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
- Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)
- Epidural hematoma (EDH)


Parkinson's and Epilepsy

- Cortical mapping for diagnosis
- Computer-guided surgery, including amygdalectomy and hippocampectomy
- Vagal nerve stimulation


Intracranial and Skull Base Tumors

Stealth-computerized surgical navigation, Varian TrilogyTM radiosurgery and novel chemotherapy techniques for meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, schwannomas, chordomas, chondrosarcomas, glomus tumors, metastases and craniofacial malignancies.


Cerebral Aneurysms

- Endovascular direct/balloon or stent-assist coil embolization
- Surgical clipping


Arteriovenous Malformations and Dural Fistulas

- Glue/onyx obliteration
- Precision-guided radiotherapy
- Diagnostic cerebral and spinal angiography
- Surgical resection


Spinal Tumors

Non-invasive and minimally invasive techniques


Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCF)

- Balloon kyphoplasty
- Vertebroplasty


Spinal Degeneration

- Spinal decompression - open and minimally invasive
- Vertebrectomy
- Vertebrectomy expandable cage placement
- Lateral mass screw placement
- Odontoid screw placement
- Transodontoid screw placement
- Interbody cage placement
- TLIF, XLIF®, ILIFTM, PLIF, ALIF
- Laminoplasty
- Keyhole foraminotomy


Spinal Deformities and Injuries

- Kyphoplasty
- Spinal fusion - multiple techniques


Neurological Conditions

- Alzheimer's disease and dementia
- Epilepsy
- Headache disorders and migraines
- Multiple sclerosis
- Nerve compression syndromes - including carpal tunnel
- Nerve Injuries - including brachial plexus and lumbosacral plexus injuries
- Neuralgia - including trigeminal, glossopharyngeal and neuroma pain
- Parkinson's disease
- Pediatric neurological conditions
- Sleep disorders
- Syringomyelia
- Vertigo and dizziness

Neuroscience Dictionary

Locations

Healing Arts Pavilion
Hospital
Imaging Centers
Immediate Care New Lenox
Immediate Care Plainfield
Physical Therapy Services
Sleep Disorder Center
Wound Care Center

Medical Services

Alliance Health
Balloon Sinuplasty
Behavioral Health
Cancer Services
Cardiovascular and Heart Care
Children's Emergency Department
Clinical Research Trials at PSJMC
Diabetes and Nutrition Education
EICU - enhanced ICU
Emergency Services
Family Birthing Suites
Gastrointestinal Services
Healing Arts Pavilion
Presence Home Care and Hospice
Imaging Services
Interventional Radiology
Long Term Care
Neuroscience Institute
Orthopedic Services
Pediatric Services
Pulmonary Services
Rehabilitation - Inpatient
Rehabilitation - Outpatient
Senior Spirit
Sleep Disorder Center
Support Groups
Surgery
Weight Loss Surgery
Women and Children Services
Wound Care Center

Patient & Visitor Information

Accepted Insurance Providers
Advance Directives
Appointments
Area Information
Cafeteria Menu/Hours
Contact Information
Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance and Clearance
Gift Shop
Language Assistance
Maps & Directions
Medical and Vital Records
Medical Library
MRSA Prevention
Nurse Staffing Information for Patients
Parking Information
Patient Email
Patient Family Advisory Committee
Patient Health Portals
Patient Privacy Overview
Patient Questions & Concerns
Patient Stories
Room Service Dining
Spiritual Care
Visiting Hours

About Us

Map of 1st Floor
2010 Annual Report
Advocacy
Accreditations
Board of Directors
Commitment to our Communities
Community Outreach
Community Partners
Contact Information
Conference Center Facilities
Flu Information
History/Overview
Hospital Report Card Act
Locations
Mission Vision and Values
Patient Stories
Physicians Only
Quality Reports
Virtual Tours