Research program offers clinicians opportunities

Norton Healthcare offers a wide range of research opportunities for clinicians and their practice groups, as well as clinicians partnering from other entities. More than 850 studies were active or pending through mid-December 2017. “Norton […]

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Benign murmurs in children

A HEART MURMUR is the audible vibration of blood flow. Many children have murmurs; the types we hear most commonly vary depending on a child’s age. If we were to listen to the heart for […]

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Syncope in children

BENIGN SYNCOPE (fainting) is a common occurrence in adolescents and older children. It is a brief and sudden loss of consciousness and postural tone with spontaneous recovery. Causes include dehydration or dysfunction of the autonomic […]

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Patient Spotlight: A miracle in the making

No one watching Ethan Byler play on the swing set with his sister, Emily, would point to the toddler and say, “He had a heart transplant.” They wouldn’t know that Ethan was the first child […]

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Benign chest pain in children

CHEST PAIN is very common in children. Fortunately, serious heart conditions are very rare but include pericarditis, myocarditis, cardiomyopathy, arrhythmias, coronary artery abnormalities, aortic dissection and ingestions. Noncardiac causes of chest pain are seen most […]

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Norton Children’s Cancer Institute launches

Norton Cancer Institute and Norton Children’s Hospital, in affiliation with the University of Louisville, have founded Norton Children’s Cancer Institute to provide improved access, new programs to treat rare tumors and benign blood disorders, and […]

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First patient consents to lymphoma trial

Norton Cancer Institute has enlisted the first patient ever to participate in a clinical trial studying a potential new drug to treat a type of rare lymphoma. The female patient will receive a drug designed […]

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New equipment at Norton Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center

The Norton Neurosciences & Spine Rehabilitation Center continues to meet the needs of physicians and patients with the addition of new equipment. The DIERS formetric scanner allows a radiation-free and markerless surface topography scanning method, […]

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Epilepsy monitoring unit fast track

If a patient is having seizures and has not responded to two or more seizure medications, he or she may have refractory epilepsy or no epilepsy at all. The patient may be eligible for the […]

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Robotic laser therapy treats epilepsy, brain tumors and lesions

Multidisciplinary teams from Norton Neuroscience Institute and Norton Cancer Institute work in tandem to achieve optimal patient outcomes with new technology Norton Healthcare is the first health care provider in the region to use the […]

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Norton Neuroscience Institute first to use latest robotic surgical device

Norton Brownsboro Hospital is the first hospital in Kentucky to use the newest generation of robotic neurosurgery technology, called ROSA. Norton surgeons already have performed several operations using the ROSA robotic surgical assistant from Medtech […]

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Pseudotumor cerebri

Children with slowly worsening headaches and vision loss, blurry vision or double vision may have pseudotumor cerebri. Pseudotumor in adults is associated with obesity and is much more frequent in women. In prepubertal children, pseudotumor happens equally […]

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