Minimally Invasive Robotic Lung Cancer Surgery
Thoracic surgeons at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital are using the advanced da Vinci robotic surgical system to perform minimally invasive lung cancer surgery, offering new hope to patients with early stage lung cancer who may not be good candidates for a more invasive operation. Dr. Lana Schumacher, AGH thoracic surgeon, talks to Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI-TV about the hospital's robotic surgery capabilities. To learn more about Allegheny General Hospital's cancer capabilities, visit http://www.wpahs.org/specialties/canc...
UPI: Allegheny General Hospital Named UnitedHealth Premium Specialty Center for Heart and Cardiovascular Care
Monday, August 20th, 2012
Allegheny General Hospital has once again earned designation as a Premium Cardiac Specialty Center by UnitedHealth, one of the nation's largest insurance companies. AGH is specifically lauded by UnitedHealth for its quality of care in cardiac surgery,interventional cardiology and electrophysiology, or the treatment of heart rhythm disorders.
To read more, visit the UPI website.