St. Mary Health Connections

Dr. Roi Altit, Cardiologist at St. Mary Medical Center
Lynne Adkins
March 27, 2020 - 4:50 pm
As we age, the aortic valve hardens and that can require replacement. Dr. Roi Altit, an Interventional Cardiologist at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, says the valve is replaced with a catheter threaded through an artery. He says all three valve types are needed in TAVR procedures and the...
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Lynne Adkins
February 25, 2020 - 11:42 am
An overactive bladder can be an issue for women of all ages. The problem affects more than 50 million Americans, fortunately, there are plenty of treatments available. Dr. Patricia Zahner, a urologist at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne begins with conservative therapies. Those could include...
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Lynne Adkins
January 27, 2020 - 2:15 pm
Two thousand one hundred babies are born at St. Mary Medical Center every year, and many at times when the patient's doctor can't be there. A laborist is at the hospital every day and every night, so a patient sees a physician at any time. Dr. Roman Tatarowicz, chairman of the department of...
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Lynne Adkins
October 23, 2019 - 3:37 pm
You can get rid of unwanted hair, lessen the appearance of scars and look more rejuvenated with fewer side effects with the Lumenis Laser. Dr. Nathaniel L. Holzman, chief of the division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne says he likes it because it's a...
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KYW Staff
September 13, 2019 - 6:26 pm
TAVR, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, used to be only for the sickest patients who were to frail to undergo open heart surgery. Now, Dr. Roi Altit, an interventional cardiologist at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, says the procedure is available to nearly all patients with faulty...
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KYW Staff
August 28, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Radiation treatment for cancer patients has changed dramatically over the years. It's now more focused on the tumor, it can deliver more concentrated doses and causes a lot less damage than in years past. Dr. Robert Cardinale, Director of Radiation Oncology at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne,...
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July 01, 2019 - 4:29 pm
You can get the convenience of an urgent care, the expertise of a specialist and still enjoy the comfort of your primary care physician's office. St. Mary Health Feasterville at 178 West Street Road has all this and more, all in one place. Kim Sudac, Vice President of Practice Operations for...
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April 25, 2019 - 2:58 pm
Switching colors is a game changer according to Dr. Jamison Jaffe, Chief of Urology at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. He says when doctors are taking a look inside the bladder for bladder cancer, it's common to use white light. He says the problem is under the white light the bladder tumors...
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March 29, 2019 - 3:04 pm
If you want to reduce your risk of heart disease, you need to live a healthy lifestyle according to Dr. Vincent Figueredo, a cardiologist at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. He says there are several lifestyle changes you can make that will decrease your risk of heart disease. If you smoke,...
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February 25, 2019 - 3:21 pm
A breast cancer diagnosis is devastating, but it's not as dire as it used to be. Breast cancer can be treated and even managed for years, if necessary, according to Dr. Russell Reisner, a surgical oncologist and breast surgeon at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. He says treatment has improved...
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