Narrowing racial and ethnic disparities among lung cancer patients

Black Americans have the highest death rate and shortest survival rate of any racial or ethnic group in the U.S. for most cancers, according to a 2019 study. Lung cancer is the second most common [...]

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John W. McConnell, M.D., a leader in pulmonary hypertension, brings decades of Louisville experience to Norton Pulmonary Specialists

John W. McConnell, M.D., recently joined Norton Pulmonary Specialists, but he has been a leading pulmonologist in Louisville for three decades, known for his work with pulmonary hypertension. Dr. McConnell is medical director of the […]

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Norton Healthcare develops protocol for prone positioning nonintubated COVID-19 patients

Norton Healthcare pulmonologists have developed a protocol for treating COVID-19 patients with prone positioning before they need to be intubated. Using the prone position is common with intubated patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). […]

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Tanya A. Wiese, D.O., is now with Norton Pulmonary Specialists

Tanya A. Wiese, D.O., interventional pulmonologist, has joined Norton Pulmonary Specialists. Dr. Wiese earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing. She completed an internal medicine […]

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An alternative to lung volume reduction surgery for COPD patients

Endobronchial lung volume reduction therapy is a new alternative to lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) for many patients. Rather than removing diseased and ineffective lung tissue, endobronchial lung volume reduction therapy uses valves to essentially […]

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Norton Pulmonary Specialists, formerly Chest Medicine Associates, and Sleep Medicine Associates has joined Norton Medical Group

Serving the Louisville community for over 40 years, Norton Pulmonary Specialists will continue to provide expertise and experience in diagnosing and managing all types of lung diseases and sleep disorders. Our team of 15 specialists […]

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Pulmonary rehabilitation through Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

The pulmonary rehabilitation program through Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Centers is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. We incorporate evidence-based guidelines in managing your patients, through our […]

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Lung screening program one of best in nation

Norton Cancer Institute established its Comprehensive Lung Center to focus on early detection, patient-centered care and advanced treatment for lung cancer patients. Led by a team of lung specialists, the center combines four comprehensive components […]

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Pulmonary embolism protocols in place

Norton Healthcare has established uniform protocols for the treatment of pulmonary embolism (PE). The move is intended to improve patient outcomes for the life-threatening condition that claims tens of thousands of lives each year, according […]

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