Wednesday, Oct. 29, SwedishAmerican Health System will host “Joint Replacement Surgery: Ask the Experts.” The event will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in the first-floor conference center of SwedishAmerican Hospital, 1401 E. State St. Dr. Oscar Anton, an orthopedic surgeon with SwedishAmerican Medical Group/Lundholm, and Dr. Victor Antonacci, an orthopedic surgeon with Rockford Orthopedic Associates, will discuss the following; the very latest advancements in joint replacement; the innovative anterior approach to hip replacement; non-surgical options; and post-operative care.
The second portion of the evening will be reserved for answering questions from the audience. Attendees should arrive after 5 p.m. Admission is free, but seating is limited. To reserve a space, register by calling HealthConnect at (815) 968-2500. Enter through the Heart Hospital entrance, 1340 Charles St.
From the Oct. 15-21, 2014, issue