Monitoring of children at home between heart surgeries provides early warning

When parents take their babies home in between surgeries for a serious and complex heart condition, they also are leaving with a specially equipped iPad to send critical data through a connection to Norton Children’s […]

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New use for tumor treatment fields device showing results for glioblastoma patients

After participating in a groundbreaking clinical trial that showed the Optune tumor treatment field device improves glioblastoma multiforme survival when combined with chemotherapy, neuro-oncologists at the Norton Healthcare Brain Tumor Center in Louisville, Kentucky, are […]

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Study shows durable improvement five years after complex adult spinal deformity surgery

Five years after complex adult spinal deformity surgery, patients reported durable improvement in a range of measurable outcomes, according to a recently published study. Patients reported improvements in lower-back pain functionality (Oswestry Disability Index), overall […]

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Brain tumor study: Using Gleolan fluorescent marker to reveal diffusely infiltrative glioma tumor

The patient A 57-year-old man presented to the Norton Brownsboro Hospital emergency department with complaints of headaches that started two weeks earlier and worsened over the preceding few days. In addition, his family reported subtle […]

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June 2021 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

Soham Dasgupta, M.D. Pediatric Cardiology Vasudha Mahajan, M.D. Pediatrics Karen Reed, M.D. Maternal-Fetal Medicine Laurie Robinson, APRN Pediatrics Matthew Cody Davis, Ph.D. Pediatric Psychology

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Drive-thru diagnostic testing available for telehealth and other referrals

When a patient gets care through telehealth and needs hands-on diagnostic services, Norton Healthcare Express Services can be a convenient alternative to a traditional outpatient visit. Norton providers also can refer patients from office visits […]

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Pediatric hematology/oncology specialist joins Norton Children’s Cancer Institute

Natalie F. Slone, D.O., a pediatric hematology/oncology specialist focusing on solid tumors  and sarcomas in children and teens, has joined Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. Her interest and passion for […]

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Case study: Diagnosing underlying asthma after COVID-19 infection in child

The patient A 3-year-old twin girl with a history of prematurity (32 weeks gestational age), intubated for five days in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and who developed pneumothorax as a neonate, was referred […]

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June 2021 Norton Medical Group new providers

Jennifer Bonafede, PA-C Cardiology Cynthia Carter, PA-C Hospital Medicine Candace L. Middleton-Combs, APRN Cardiology Tessie Hepworth, APRN Pulmonology Leah Holmes, APRN Urgent Care Linda Tucker, APRN Urgent Care

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CHAMPION-AF trial available for A-fib patients in Louisville, Southern Indiana

A new clinical trial, known as CHAMPION-AF, is underway to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the next-generation WATCHMAN FLX left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) device compared with a new generation of blood thinners within […]

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Pediatric psychiatrist Virginia F. Barbosa, M.D., joins Norton Children’s Autism Center

Child psychiatrist Virginia F. Barbosa, M.D., has joined Norton Children’s Autism Center, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, and Norton Children’s Behavioral & Mental Health, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. Dr. Barbosa […]

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Study shows younger African Americans sick with diseases that tend to affect older white people

Younger African Americans are more likely to have conditions like heart disease, stroke and diabetes that among white people tend not to show up until much later in life, according to a study from the Centers [...]

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