Classifying and treating osteogenesis imperfecta

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a clinically heterogeneous, heritable disorder characterized by increased bone fragility with a predisposition to fractures, low bone mass, bone deformities and short stature. It affects an estimate 1 in 10,000 to […]

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Diagnosing heart disease in women

The notion that heart disease is a man’s disease can be misleading. Women are at greater risk for heart disease than men, yet their symptoms more often are overlooked by physicians — and women themselves […]

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Growth, more sophisticated care mark 2021 at Norton Children’s Heart Institute

This has been a momentous year for Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. We’re completing our first full year officially integrated with the former UofL Pediatrics – Cardiology practice, which […]

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Cardiologist aims to prevent and treat acquired heart disease in children

Preventive cardiologist Amy E. DiPietro, M.D., is joining Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, as part of an expanded effort to arrest and prevent acquired heart disease in children. Dr. […]

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Louisville’s first Spanish-English bilingual clinic opens

Norton Community Medical Associates – La Clínica Preston, Norton Healthcare’s first 100% bilingual practice, is now open in Okolona. The facility features staff and providers who understand the unique concerns of Louisville’s Latinx community and […]

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Quick stenting procedure repairs ruptured AAA

Visiting Louisville on a business trip, Rob Priest thought he might have come down with a terrible case of food poisoning. The pain was so bad that he called 911 from his hotel. When Rob […]

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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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Catching that small percentage of young people with a dangerous heart condition

When someone 35 or younger complains of symptoms concerning for heart disease, such as palpitations, shortness of breath or chest pains, we see them at the new Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Young Adult Cardiology […]

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December 2021 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

Aakriti Bhargava, M.D. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Victoria Magloire, M.D. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Esper Wadih, M.D. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Jessica Stone, PA-C Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Chelsea Sabelhaus, APRN Pediatric Cardiology

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Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SABR) for oligometastatic disease

Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SABR) is playing an important role in treating oligometastatic patients with breast, lung, colorectal and prostate tumors, according to a review of published literature. With each of these cancers, SABR showed […]

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VAD program established and thriving with strong outcomes

An update from Kelly C. McCants, M.D., medical director of the Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure & Recovery Program and executive director of the Institute for Healthy Equity, a Part of Norton […]

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Reducing heart patient readmissions with intentional follow-up care

Using scheduled, intentional touch points for follow-up care, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute is aiming to drive down the readmission rate for heart failure patients and those who’ve had open heart surgery. Mindful that heart […]

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