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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

Fall 2007

  • Features

  • Foundations and Innovations - In the Fall 2007 Healthy Living, firefighter Jerry Salmeron shares the dramatic story of how his life changed when he made a split second decision to jump from a ladder... more
  • The Genetic Link - In every individual, an estimated 25,000 genes are interacting in concert. These are tiny chromosomal components that define our personalities, physical... more
  • Celebrating the Condiment - Flavorful, spirited, zesty—condiments can make even the most basic food seem dressed up. Whether a spread, powder or garnish, a condiment tends to improve the flavor of... more
  • Treating Parkinson’s with Gene Therapy - In a June 23, 2007 article in the medical journal The Lancet, investigators at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City described the results of an early phase... more
  • Los Angeles Holiday Traditions - The Hollywood Christmas Parade may only be a memory (the treasured 75-year tradition ended in 2006), but there are still plenty of festive events and activities to... more
  • Kick up Your Heels - Foot related problems are common but largely ignored until they begin to impact daily activities. A number of foot conditions can be treated or even prevented, including... more
  • Aubrey Eyer, MD Life in the Fast Lane - As a boy, Aubrey Eyer only envisioned himself being two things as an adult—a doctor or a professional baseball player. While the latter was enticing, the first seemed... more
  • Healthy Substitutions - It has become easier in recent years to update favorite recipes with healthier ingredients without losing flavor. Simple substitutions can reduce sodium, fat and... more
  • The Lisfranc Injury: Fixing the Feeble Foot - Firefighter Jerry Salmeron’s foot trauma is technically known as a Lisfranc fracture. It is a complex and often misdiagnosed foot injury requiring immediate diagnosis... more
  • Pinpointing the Pain: Achilles Tendonitis and... - While the modern reference to an Achilles’ heel suggests a weakness of character leading to one’s downfall, the mythological tale of Achilles reverberates with anyone... more
  • It Takes Two - When avid weekend athlete Gary Galton suffered a significant orthopedic injury, he and his wife Anne Marie hoped his recovery would be their only challenge—but it... more
  • Orthopedics: Foot and Ankle Treatment Options - Foot and ankle problems are the most common reasons that patients see both Orthopedists and Podiatrists. Bunions, plantar fasciitis and ankle sprains may seem mundane,... more
  • Back On His Feet - An instinctive and split second decision during a raging rooftop blaze could have cost firefighter Jerry Salmeron his career. The expertise of an orthopedic surgeon... more
  • Massage: More Than Pampering - Massage is one of the oldest forms of holistic medical treatment, dating back thousands of years. China is often credited with the earliest forms of massage, ... more
  • Golf: Is Good For You - It is no wonder people who love golf speak so highly of the game. One round of golf can help you reduce stress, improve sleep and build strength. Golf should... more
  • WALTER AND LEONORE ANNENBERG PAVILION:From the... - On July 20 and 21, 2007, Eisenhower Medical Center firmly cemented its future in the Coachella Valley. Literally. That is when 80 cement trucks from two local concrete... more
  • New Closure Device Improves Patient Experience - Eisenhower Medical Center adds yet another tool to its list of pioneering advancements. On May 16, 2007, Eisenhower was the first facility in the United States to use... more
  • EISENHOWER CRITICAL CARE CONFERENCE BREAKS RECORD - The third annual Critical Care Conference at Eisenhower Medical Center was a triumphant success with an all-time high attendance of 225 physicians, nurses and... more
  • New Memory Assessment Center to Open - A comprehensive diagnostic center for Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss and related disorders will open this fall at Eisenhower Medical Center. On July 10, 2007, medical... more
  • Imaging Center At The Forefront With New... - Eisenhower Imaging Center recently installed two new advanced diagnostic tools—the Open Bore 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) system and the SOMATOM... more
  • INNOVATIVE TREATMENT FOR PROSTATE CANCER - In 2005, the Arnold Palmer Prostate Center at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer was the first center in the world to combine the use of External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBT)... more