Treating amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) with tafamidis

New treatments are available for patients with transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM), a rare, underdiagnosed condition that causes faulty proteins to build up in the heart. Untreated, the condition leads to heart failure and death. An […]

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November 2022 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

Desarae Brymer, LCSW Pediatric Behavioral Medicine Andrea P. Roberts, APRN Neonatology Annie Shaughnessy, APRN Pediatrics

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November 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Shelbi Basham, APRN Urgent Care Devon Blandford, PA-C Hospital Medicine Julie N. Crawford, APRN Family Medicine Heather Hurst, APRN Urgent Care Lindsay Norton, M.D. Behavioral Medicine Whoy Yurn Shang, APRN Memory and Cognitive Disorders Neurology […]

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Health disparities in cardiology

In a recent continuing medical education presentation, Kelly C. McCants, M.D., executive medical director, Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure & Recovery Program, and executive director, Institute for Health Equity, a Part of […]

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Growing pains are challenging, but diabetes care shouldn’t be part of that stress

Most children who have diabetes get their medical care for their condition from a pediatric endocrinologist. As they get older and approach adulthood, they will transition into adult care. It’s important to discuss the process […]

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Norton Urogynecology Center welcomes Andrew D. Doering, M.D.

Andrew D. Doering, M.D., has joined Norton Urogynecology Center, caring for patients with a variety of urinary and pelvic conditions including: Bladder pain Pelvic floor disorders Pelvic organ prolapse Urinary incontinence Dr. Doering earned his […]

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Spinal tumor case study: Mass blocked 90% of canal

The patient A 27-year-old female presented with five months of progressive quadriparesis and paresthesias affecting both upper and lower extremities. She initially presented to her primary care provider five months prior, while eight months pregnant, […]

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Recognize the signs and symptoms of pediatric stroke

Stroke is the sixth-leading cause of death in children, and early recognition is key. Those at higher risk of stroke include newborns and pediatric patients with sickle cell anemia, congenital heart defects, immune disorders, clotting […]

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Back and neck pain clinics address patients’ concerns quickly

The goal of Norton Leatherman Spine Back and Neck Pain Clinics is to see patients referred by primary care physicians, emergency departments or other clinicians in an expedited fashion. We strive to offer appointments within […]

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New surgeons allow multidisciplinary head and neck tumor care from diagnosis through follow-up

With the addition of a pair of surgeons, Norton Cancer Institute Head and Neck Tumor Program is now a fully integrated multidisciplinary team caring for patients from diagnosis through treatment to follow-up. Paul A. Tennant, […]

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Clinical trials build expertise with new treatments before they’re widely available

At Norton Cancer Institute, we are committed to giving our patients the opportunity to receive state-of-the-art, cutting-edge therapies. This is made possible because of the long-standing support of clinical trials by Norton Healthcare’s leadership and [...]

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Features of systolic murmur

A heart murmur is a sound that can be heard via stethoscope. These whooshing or swishing sounds are caused when blood flow is turbulent as it moves through the heart. A normal heartbeat makes a […]

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