Diagnosing and treating clubfoot

Prenatal ultrasound increasingly is yielding reliable clubfoot diagnoses, giving parents a chance to prepare themselves and understand the condition. Still, there’s no replacement for a hands-on exam by a pediatrician. Idiopathic clubfoot is the most […]

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Symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause

After menopause, a woman who presents with a burning sensation like a urinary tract infection (UTI) may well have genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), formally called vulvovaginal atrophy or atrophic vaginitis. Women often will tell […]

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February 2021 Norton Medical Group new providers

Omar S. Elbita, M.D. Hospital Medicine Rosemarie O. Serrone, M.D. Cardiothoracic Surgery Kelsey Arnold, PA-C Orthopedics Tricia A. Cortas, PA-C Cardiology Damian Morriston, PA-C Hospital Medicine LaToma J. Barnett, APRN Emergency Medicine Candice Y. Gray-Cunningham, […]

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Robot-assisted knee replacement provides greater precision

For knee replacement patients who want to return to a more active lifestyle, robot-assisted arthroplasty offers another level of precision to fine-tune the alignment of the new joint. “Not every patient is going to select […]

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Elevating neonatal care for the region

With a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), Norton Children’s Hospital can serve as “the beacon” for improved care for neonates across the region, according to Tamina R. Singh, M.D., the new medical director […]

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Surgical Theater: Exploring the brain in 3D

A powerful new technology gives neurosurgeons at Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, an incredible tool for planning complex surgeries and then sharing that information with patients and families in […]

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Perfusion scanning allows more time to save more brain

Time saved is brain saved, and in recent years we’ve gotten some more time to save more brain. In 2018, the American Heart and American Stroke associations updated their guidelines to say perfusion scanning can […]

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Collaboration leads to convenience and a range of viewpoints in pediatric neuroscience care

Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, brings pediatric neurosurgery, neurology, neuroradiology, pediatric rehabilitation and neuropsychology together in a collaborative role. “The goals are to provide excellent and convenient care for […]

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A multidisciplinary team approach to craniofacial care

Norton Children’s has offered families multiple surgical interventions to address complex craniofacial pathology for more than 30 years. Paul Tessier, M.D., the father of craniofacial surgery, planted the seed by training surgeons who practiced in […]

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A baseline concussion test aids sports concussion diagnosis and treatment

A baseline concussion test provides data to measure functional change in an athlete, making it crucial to concussion care, according to Tad D. Seifert, M.D., a neurologist and sports concussion specialist who is director of […]

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Stroke in young people increasing and mostly preventable

Stroke in young people has been increasing, with adults as young as in their 20s at risk. This largely is due to more young people having risk factors previously associated with the older population: a […]

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Casting techniques from Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville

Here are six videos explaining pediatric casting techniques with pediatric orthopedists Jennifer M. Brey, M.D., and Laura K. Jacks, M.D., of Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. Basic forearm […]

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