Cardiologist makes critical diagnosis of peripartum cardiomyopathy after new mom has her baby

After 10 years of trying for a second child, Amanda Slayton and her husband, Scott, were jubilant when they conceived their son Seth. Born in February 2018, he is every parent’s prayer — happy, healthy […]

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When a torn meniscus won’t heal, surgery may be needed

Some meniscus tears will not heal. In those cases, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery may be needed. The next question will be what kind of surgery. Athletes aren’t the only patients to experience a meniscus tear. […]

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New procedure for referral admissions to Norton Children’s Hospital

For nearly two decades, Norton Children’s Hospital has partnered with our community’s pediatric health care providers to assist with the admission of patients through the emergency department’s Admission Express Unit (AEU). At the time it […]

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Left atrial appendage closure: A life-changing procedure for patients with nonvalvular A-fib

Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, currently affecting over 5 million people in the U.S. Twenty percent of all strokes occur in patients with A-fib, and A-fib-related strokes are more frequently fatal […]

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Welcome Charles F. Moore Jr., M.D., to Norton Rheumatology

Charles F. Moore Jr., M.D., is the newest member of Norton Rheumatology. Dr. Moore earned his medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in internal medicine […]

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New Advanced Heart Failure Program location open on Norton Brownsboro campus

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure Program has opened a second location at 4915 Norton Healthcare Blvd. on the Norton Brownsboro Hospital campus. Providers will see referred patients with a heart failure diagnosis […]

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Services treat pregnant women with substance use disorders and their babies

The opiate epidemic has changed the face of prenatal and perinatal care, and Norton Healthcare has special programs in place to help mother and child confront drug-related health issues. The Norton Maternal Opiate and Substance […]

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Treating endometriosis pain

Treating the pain associated with endometriosis usually requires a combination of surgical and medical interventions. There are now several medications on the market that can be used. The newest is Orilissa (elagolix), which is indicated […]

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PRP injections Platelet-rich plasma helps accelerate healing

As an alternative to surgery, the platelet-rich plasma injection is getting attention for its ability to help the body use its own healing properties to treat muscle, tendon and ligament injuries. During a PRP injection […]

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Norton Healthcare makes investments towards a healthier community and quality patient care

With the help of generous donors, Norton Healthcare has been adding new facilities and technology to offer more sophisticated health care to the Louisville area. Since the 2014 opening of Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, […]

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Update on antenatal corticosteroids in women at risk for preterm delivery

Liggins and Howie’s landmark paper in 1972 demonstrated that a single course of corticosteroids given to women at risk for preterm delivery reduced the incidence of respiratory distress syndrome and mortality in the offspring. After […]

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Migrainous disorders in children

The formal name for “childhood periodic syndromes” has changed from “childhood periodic syndromes that are commonly precursors of migraine” in ICHD-2 to “episodic syndromes that may be associated with migraine” in ICHD-3, partly because some […]

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