- An iliac aneurysm is bulging and weakness in the wall of one of the iliac arteries. The common iliac arteries branch off the abdominal aorta in the pelvic area.
- Cervical cancer originates in the cervix, located in the lower portion of the uterus. Each year, about 14,000 women in the United States learn they have cervical cancer.
- Each year, more than 500,000 American men receive vasectomies for permanent birth control. Most local medical centers offer minimally invasive vasectomies, but only Cooper University Hospital performs the in-line vasectomy.
- More than 350,000 Gamma Knife® procedures have been performed since the technology first became available in 1968. Almost a third of these patients (16%) sought relief from blood vessel problems (i.e. AVMs).
- Apnea is defined as the pause or sudden lack of breathing. If cessation of breathing lasts longer than a few seconds and causes your baby to change color to blue, gray, or red, this is not normal. However, a baby holding his or her breath for a few seconds can be normal as long as color change does not occur.
- Infectious disease specialists at Cooper diagnose and evaluate infections caused by bacteria, viruses and other organisms. They assist in the treatment of disease through the use of antibiotics and other agents, and aid in the prevention of disease by vaccination against infection.
- More than one million people in the United States suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, many of them here in South Jersey. The Cooper Digestive Health Institute has created a dedicated center, the only one of its kind in southern New Jersey, to manage these complex diseases.
Influenza (flu) is a respiratory tract infection caused by a virus. It is spread from person to person primarily through droplets in the air caused a cough, sneeze or talking.
- The Cooper Insomnia Program comprises medical doctors and psychologists who specialize in treating different types of sleep disorders and collaborate to provide evidence-based assessment and treatment for insomnia.
- The Cooper Integrative Medicine Program for Women is committed to serving and healing the whole person by addressing the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual, and environmental influences that affect your health.
- Cooper’s internal medicine physicians are specially trained to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses and diseases that affect adults, age 18 and older.
- Learn about interstitial cystitis in women and the expert urogynecology resources available at Cooper for treating this complex condition
Interventional radiologists use advanced imaging (ultrasounds, X-rays, CAT scans, MRI scans, and other innovative methods) to see inside the body and treat complex conditions – including cardiovascular disease and cancer – less invasively and with unprecedented precision.
- An intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is placed inside the heart to reduce how hard the heart needs to work to pump blood.
- Intracranial stenosis is the medical term for severe narrowing of a cerebral artery that restricts blood flow to areas of the brain. This narrowing is caused by atherosclerosis.
- Ischemic cardiomyopathy results when the arteries that bring blood and oxygen to the heart are blocked.