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Succeeding with Turner Syndrome
Jennifer Law, MD, director of UNC Children’s Turner Syndrome Program, is working to build awareness of Turner syndrome and show patients and their families that they can overcome their diagnosis.
Located in News / 2016 / August
MS patients form long-term bonds with providers
When treating a chronic condition, trust between patient and provider is paramount. UNC’s commitment to compassionate care was honored recently with the designation as a “Partner in MS Care” facility.
Located in News / 2016 / August
TAVR program continues growth, fosters integration
UNC Medical Center’s Structural Heart Team offers patients a chance at a more active life, promotes collaboration across the UNC Health Care system.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Two-year UNC Clinical Trial Shows Significant Impact of BPH Treatment
In July of 2014, UNC began recruiting patients for a two-year clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of prostatic artery embolization (PAE) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. PAE is an interventional radiology procedure that offers patients an alternative to more invasive surgical treatments. One of the trial's participants is Larry Sago, who dealt with the effects of benign prostatic hyperplasia – also referred to as an enlarged prostate – for years.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / June 16
Rivadeneira dedicates career to providing care that can change lives
Alfredo Rivadeneira, MD, rheumatologist at the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, and medical director, UNC Rheumatology Clinic, is literally “talking the talk,” ensuring Spanish-speaking patients receive high quality care, provided in their native language.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / June 16
Renovating primary care at the UNC Family Medicine Center
With its grand re-opening, the UNC Family Medicine Center celebrates an extensive facility renovation and a redesigned care model. The updated facility will allow Family Medicine to keep up with growing demand, provide a wider variety of services, and offer extended hours.
Located in News / 2016 / June
Dance with me Daddy
After her stepfather suffered a life-threatening heart attack, Jaime Sexton just wanted to dance with him one more time before his bypass surgery. And with the help of nurses at the UNC Medical Center, she got her wish.
Located in News / 2016 / May
UNC Center for Bronchiectasis Care begins serving patients in Chapel Hill
Located in the UNC Pulmonary Specialty Clinic at Meadowmont, the UNC Center for Bronchiectasis Care will diagnose, treat, and provide long-term support for patients with bronchiectasis, as well as patients with mycobacterial lung infections.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / May 26
UNC Liver Center partners with Halifax County physicians to improve hepatitis C care
Led by Michael Fried, MD, web-based physician mentoring yields an impressive rate of cure for patients of the Rural Health Group.
Located in News / 2016 / May
UNC Heart Valve Team Successfully Performs First-Ever Suprasternal Procedure Using the Evolut–R Valve
Thomas Caranasos, MD, and John Vavalle, MD, performed the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the world using a suprasternal approach with the Aegis Surgical Transit system and the Medtronic Evolut-R valve earlier this month.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / May 12