Case study: Awake brain tumor resection helps preserve healthy tissue

The patient A 39-year-old nursing student initially presented with complaints of a two-year history of intermittent numbness in the tips of the middle and ring finger on her left hand. Over the past six months, […]

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Ayryn P. Chilton-Gelfo, PA-C, joins Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

Ayryn P. Chilton-Gelfo, PA-C, has joined Norton Heart & Vascular Institute. The physician assistant is seeing patients in offices in downtown Louisville, on the Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital and Norton Healthcare – St. […]

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Norton Women’s Doula Program works to improve health outcomes for Black mothers

Norton Women’s Doula Program currently has three doulas who are actively working with patients, with plans for additional doulas to join the expanding program soon. “Our doula program is the first of its kind in […]

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Douglas A. Nelson, M.D., joins Norton Cancer Institute

Douglas A. Nelson, M.D., has joined Norton Cancer Institute, practicing at the downtown Louisville and St. Matthews offices. Dr. Nelson most recently was an associate professor in the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology and Department [...]

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First successful “valve-in-MAC” transcatheter mitral valve replacement in Louisville region

A multidisciplinary team of interventional cardiologists and a cardiothoracic surgeon performed Louisville’s first successful transcatheter replacement of a native mitral valve this week. The team with Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Structural Heart Program used […]

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April 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers. Amanda Cothern, M.D. Family Medicine Rachel S. Kennedy, M.D. Gastroenterology Alison M. Cassell-Harris, APRN Urgent Care Aminata Gueye, APRN Urgent Care Amy L. Hayden, APRN Neurosurgery Lauren N. […]

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Clinical trial summary: Venetoclax plus LDAC for adult AML patients at high risk of toxicity

Clinical challenge Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients ages 75 and older, and younger adults with comorbidities, are often ineligible to receive standard intensive chemotherapy due to high rates of toxicity and early mortality. As a [...]

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Effective counseling urged to help pregnant patients prevent excess weight gain

Recommendations issued earlier this year by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) urge health care providers to guide pregnant patients with effective counseling to help them maintain a healthy weight and prevent excess weight […]

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Cancer care for the whole person includes emotional health

No one needs to face cancer alone. A cancer diagnosis is life-altering, and living with cancer can cause feelings of fear, sadness, nervousness and uncertainty, and a sense of being overwhelmed. At Norton Cancer Institute, […]

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American College of Cardiology ‘Distinction of Excellence’ for Norton Audubon Hospital

The American College of Cardiology recognizes exceptional care at cardiology hospitals with its HeartCare Center National Distinction of Excellence award. The award recognizes forward-thinking heart hospitals with goals to advance the cause of sustainable quality […]

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March 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers. Quentin Archer, PA-C Hospital Medicine Hannah Atkins, PA-C Orthopedic Surgery Kelly Bowie, PA-C Diagnostic Radiology Erin Gish, PA-C Orthopedic Surgery Haley Richardson, PA-C General Surgery Naklesa Brock, APRN […]

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Subclinical hypertension warrants heightened attention in Black patients and other people of color

In Black patients and other people of color, subclinical or borderline hypertension even in young patients warrants medical therapy as early as possible, according to Kelly C. McCants, M.D., executive medical director of the Norton […]

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