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Stroke Symptoms: Time is Brain!
Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the US. Getting treatment as soon as a stroke occurs can make a huge difference in survival and recovery. At UK HealthCare, we offer treatment, prevention, research and rehabilitation for stroke patients. Our experienced experts use leading-edge technology and clot-busting drugs to provide personalized care for each patient. We are available 24 hours a day to treat patients immediately, before strokes cause brain damage. Here to tell us why it...
Prostate Cancer Survivorship
The American Cancer Society estimates that one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Since prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men after skin cancer and long-term survival is common, after diagnosis and treatment, survivors have continuing needs for follow-up care to manage treatment side effects. They may also need tests to see if the cancer has come back, and treat other health conditions. Here to speak with us today about prostate cancer...
Ultrasound Guided Injections for Pain Managment
According to The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. It can develop slowly and the pain can worsen over time. Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, there are many treatment options available to help people manage pain and stay active. Ultrasound-guided injections are used to treat pain stemming from conditions like chronic tendinopathy, muscle tears and carpal tunnel. They’re used in a variety of...
Health and Survival Benefit from Kidney Transplantation
The kidney transplant program at UK Transplant Center provides kidney transplants for adults and children with end-stage kidney disease, also known as renal failure. The UK Kidney Transplant program has been a leader in advanced kidney failure since 1964 when we completed our first live-donor kidney transplant. We've been saving lives ever since: more than 2,500 kidney transplants have taken place at UK Transplant Center since our program was founded. In this segment, listen in as Thomas...
Thoracic Surgery at UK HealthCare
The cardiothoracic surgery program at UK Healthcare provides expert care for major lung and esophageal disorders and offers advanced minimally invasive techniques including robotic surgery for many of these conditions. Our patient-centered approach includes a multidisciplinary team of experienced surgeons capable of managing highly complex cases. We use leading-edge technology with the state's longest continuous robotic surgery program. In this segment, Jonathan Kiev, MD, joins the show...
Clinical Trials: What Patients Need to Know
Nearly every breakthrough in treating and curing disease is the result of a patient who was willing to participate in a clinical trial. Life-saving treatments and medications that are common today began as an idea that led to a research study. By participating in a clinical trial, you can help our doctors and scientists take the next steps in discovering new ways to treat and prevent cancer. Suzanne Arnold, MD is here to answer questions about clinical trials and how as a volunteers you...
Women’s Heart Health: Learn the Differences Between Men and Women
Heart disease is the number one cause of death among women in the United States, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. A major problem is that women often aren't diagnosed until they've had a major event. Furthermore, the symptoms they experience aren't the same as the crushing chest pain many men have while having a heart attack. Learn about the latest treatment options for women from Dr. Gretchen Wells, an expert in women’s heart health.