Advanced therapies for overactive bladder

Patients referred for advanced therapies for overactive bladder can expect either Botox injections, percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation or sacral neuromodulation, according to J. Ryan Stewart, D.O., a urogynecologist with Norton Urogynecology Center. OnabotulinumtoxinA, or Botox, […]

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Gynecologic oncologist Steve H. Pursell, M.D., returns to Norton Cancer Institute

Steve H. Pursell, M.D., a gynecologic oncologist, has returned to Louisville’s leading cancer care provider to practice alongside Lynn Parker, M.D., at the Norton Cancer Institute Women’s Cancer Center in downtown Louisville. Refer a Patient […]

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Using the T-ACE and 4P’s substance abuse screening tools with pregnant women

Successfully treating pregnant women for opioid use requires building a relationship with the patients, who often are experiencing shame and guilt as a result of their drug use, according to Jonathan W. Weeks, M.D., maternal-fetal […]

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When to refer to a urogynecologist

Knowing when to refer a patient for specialized urogynecology care isn’t always clear, and the guidelines aren’t necessarily uniform. “We want all of our patients to have the best experience and not make appointments with […]

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Many women put off treatment for pelvic floor conditions

As many as 1 in 3 women will experience pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence or some other pelvic floor disorder. Even so, according to J. Ryan Stewart, D.O., urogynecologist with Norton Urogynecology Center, […]

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Transitioning to adult OB/GYN care

Turning 18 comes with a lot of milestones and new beginnings for young adults. One milestone young women should consider after turning 18 is transitioning from pediatric gynecologic care to an OB/GYN provider who works […]

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COVID-19 guidance and resources for pregnant patients

Patient safety is our top priority. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have revised policies as needed to help stop the spread of infection. There have been policy changes that affect labor and delivery for […]

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Many women put off treatment for pelvic floor conditions

As many as 1 in 3 women will experience pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence or some other pelvic floor disorder. Even so, according to J. Ryan Stewart, D.O., urogynecologist with Norton Urogynecology Center, […]

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Helping patients understand a midwife’s role

A certified nurse midwife (CNM) is a board-certified nurse practitioner who works with mom and advocates for her wishes. The CNM works in a hospital setting, and mom benefits from the safety for herself and […]

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Center of Excellence honors for Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital

By Maggie Roetker Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital has been redesignated a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) and Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). Status […]

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Certified nurse midwife Danielle Roberts connects with women seeking natural childbirth

By Amy Higgs For Danielle Roberts, CNM, her job as a certified nurse midwife is “a great marriage of Westernized medicine and holistic care.” “We see patients from their first prenatal appointment all the way […]

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Norton Children’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine offers outreach clinics to serve patients throughout Kentucky

The Norton Children’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine team provides pregnancy care for women carrying multiples, facing premature labor, or experiencing maternal hypertension, diabetes or other pregnancy-related conditions. Our dedicated team also provides diagnosis and counseling for fetal […]

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