St. Mary's Health Connections

October 23, 2018 - 5:27 pm
ED or erectile dysfunction is quite common. According to recent studies, it is estimated that approximately 40% of men age 40-70 suffer from some degree of erectile dysfunction. Dr. Michael Bickell, a urologist at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne says the good news is, men don't have to suffer...
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Cervical Disc Replacement
St. Mary Medical Center
September 20, 2018 - 9:52 am
Far too many of us experience a pain in the neck caused by disc disease. Traditionally, patients would undergo fusion surgery which joins the vertebrae together. Dr. Stephen Cairone, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne , says the procedure does reduce the pain but also...
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Human Heart
August 17, 2018 - 11:10 am
Radiation is a common and effective treatment for breast cancer, but it can cause heart-related problems for the patient years down the road. When radiation is beamed at the left breast, the heart may also receive some of the radiation, because of its location in the body. Dr. Hiral Fontanilla,...
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St. Mary Medical Center
February 26, 2018 - 9:03 am
Robotic surgeries are less invasive and less painful than traditional procedures. Patients also recover faster, according to Dr. Jamison Jaffe, Chair of Urology at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne.
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St. Mary Medical Center
January 25, 2018 - 1:18 pm
Millions of people suffer from structural heart disease where parts of the heart can fail over time. One of the most common issues is a leaky mitral valve, according to Dr. Roi Altit, an Interventional and Structural Cardiologist at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne.
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January 02, 2018 - 1:05 pm
Most back and spine patients will not need surgery, in fact, Dr. Steven Fulop, a neurosurgeon at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne says just 10-percent of his patients require operations.
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St. Mary Medical Center
December 04, 2017 - 9:00 am
You feel relaxed and pain-free, not groggy and nauseous and that's safer for the procedure and the recovery according to Dr. George Heyrich, director of structural heart disease and interventional cardiology at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne.
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St. Mary Medical Center
October 27, 2017 - 10:12 am
Early screening for lung cancer can drastically improve your chances of survival, according to Brooke Leibfreid, Cancer Center Nurse Navigator at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. She says too often, lung cancer is diagnosed after symptoms occur, which in many cases indicates the disease has...
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St. Mary Medical Center
September 22, 2017 - 10:17 am
Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over 65, so it's important to find ways to keep patients at home.
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St. Mary Medical Center
August 28, 2017 - 12:02 pm
A family history of breast cancer puts you at higher risk, but there's no way to alter your family tree.
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