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Heart & Vascular What a heart failure patient really looks like

What a heart failure patient really looks like

By Kelly C. McCants, M.D., medical director, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure and Recovery Program The stereotype of the heart failure patient often does not match the reality, which frequently leads to delayed diagnosis and treatment. If you look at epidemiological data, you’d think the heart failure patient is a white male, …

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Neuroscience Teen recalls sister’s epilepsy care with child neurologist Vinay Puri, M.D.

Teen recalls sister’s epilepsy care with child neurologist Vinay Puri, M.D.

By Sydney Badon Seven years ago, my younger sister, Samantha, was diagnosed with epilepsy. Who would have thought that fluttering her eyes was actually a seizure? Sam didn’t seem herself, and so our pediatrician ordered a sleep-deprived electroencephalogram (EEG). This is a test that looks at how the brain works when it’s tired. At first, …

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NMG Physicians’ answers to questions about the new coronavirus and COVID-19

Physicians’ answers to questions about the new coronavirus and COVID-19

Norton Healthcare’s Erica Coghill discussed the new coronavirus with two Norton Healthcare physicians, including our system epidemiologist. Here’s a COVID-19 Q&A with James M. Frazier, M.D., vice president, medical affairs and quality, Norton Healthcare; and Paul S. Schulz, M.D., infectious diseases physician with Norton Infectious Disease Specialists and system epidemiologist for Norton Healthcare. What’s the …

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NMG Norton Healthcare has a no-visitor policy, with few exceptions

Norton Healthcare has a no-visitor policy, with few exceptions

No-visitor policy To keep our patients and team members safe, we now have a no-visitor policy with few exceptions until further notice. This is a proactive measure to reduce the spread of COVID-19. All Norton Healthcare hospitals, doctors’ offices and medical centers are following this policy. Some exceptions include: In-person discharge instructions for inpatients or …

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Cancer Radiologist Amanda Carricato, M.D., joins Norton Healthcare

Radiologist Amanda Carricato, M.D., joins Norton Healthcare

Radiologist Amanda Carricato, M.D., has joined Norton Healthcare, concentrating on diagnostic breast radiology. Her previous position was associate clinical professor in radiology at the University of Louisville. Dr. Carricato received her doctor of medicine degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed a radiology residency and an internship in internal medicine, both …

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Spine Norton Leatherman Spine surgeon’s spinal deformity articles are most cited

Norton Leatherman Spine surgeon’s spinal deformity articles are most cited

Steven D. Glassman, M.D., orthopedic spine surgeon with at Norton Leatherman Spine, has authored the two most frequently cited articles on spinal deformity, according to a long-term analysis published in the journal Spine. The analysis listed the 100 top-cited articles on spinal deformities on record. Two articles by Dr. Glassman, each published in 2005, led …

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Heart & Vascular Shared care means getting the right heart failure care close to home

Shared care means getting the right heart failure care close to home

Lynnwood Butler first noticed issues with his heart on Derby Day in 2013, when hypotension resulted in syncope. Two years later, the Louisville native had a heart attack at the end of his shift waiting on tables. He received an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). In 2016 and again in 2018, Lynnwood’s ICD was triggered. “It’s …

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Heart & Vascular LaGrange man’s journey from heart failure to heart recovery

LaGrange man’s journey from heart failure to heart recovery

By Kelly C. McCants, M.D., medical director, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure and Recovery Program The day Keith Drury’s heart stopped, the last thing he remembers is driving to a job site near the Kentucky River. He doesn’t remember going into cardiac arrest, the CPR or the emergency helicopter flight to Norton …

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NMG Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of March 1, 2020

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of March 1, 2020

William D. Crecelius, M.D. Norton Community Medical Associates – West Broadway Medical degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency: Emergency medicine, University of Louisville Swetha Jalli, M.D. Norton Immediate Care Centers Medical degree: Chicago Medical School – Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Residency: Family medicine, University of Louisville Ashley Broadus, APRN Norton …

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Heart & Vascular Monitoring heart failure patients remotely, in real time

Monitoring heart failure patients remotely, in real time

By Dana Newhouse, APRN, CHFN Innovative technology allows providers with the Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure and Recovery Program to see changes in patients’ conditions in real time, adjust their medications and diet as needed, and schedule clinical visits when necessary. We’re using technology to help patients’ hearts recover so they will …

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