TCAR procedure can be life-changing for patients at risk of stroke
I was highly impressed by the compassion and empathy of the administrative/support staff. I witnessed one of your employees (she was sitting at the desk to the right when you come in the front door) offer to get a patient’s car from the parking lot and bring it around to the front door. The patient was having difficulty ambulating and was so grateful for the assistance. The front desk staff is v...
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Breast cancer is constantly in the headlines, and for good reason. This cancer occurs in 12.4 percent of all women, according to breastcancer.org. Procedures such as biopsies are important to determine whether a tumor or lump is cancerous. For breast cancer, this is best done by breast surgeons in a minimally invasive way. When a cancer is so common, it is very important for women to keep track of...
As chief of staff, his vision was to keep health care professionals involved with their patients. Listen how Dr. Cortina still strives to assist in any way he can.
The risk of stroke with traditional carotid stenting ranges from 4 to 9 percent, according to Wilmington Surgical Associates. TCAR lowers that to around 1 percent. Read about our two local surgeons are the first in the area to perform a minimally invasive procedure meant to decrease the chance of stroke during a carotid procedure.
Gallbladder surgery is one of the most common, said Dr. Mark Medley, a general and vascular surgeon with Wilmington Surgical Associates.
Wilmington Surgical remains at the forefront of medicine. Dr. Greg Bebb recognized as the first MD in North Carolina to use the BioZorb technology in the fight against breast cancer. Click here to see our full segment which ran on WWAY-TV news.
Our Vascular Lab has earned re-accreditation for another 3 years. The lab has been nationally accredited since 1992. The lab is comprised of 8 registered ultrasound technologists performing: Carotid ultrasound to prevent stroke Venous ultrasound to detect blood clots, varicose veins Arterial studies for circulation issues in legs Aorta ultrasound for aneurysm
Breast cancer is the most common malignancy and second leading cause of death for women in the U.S. But it is also one of the most curable cancers. The keys to survival are early detection and state-of-the-art biopsy and treatment, involving surgery. Wilmington Surgical Associates offers these keys to survival and has helped 1,672 patients with breast-related issues last year. Experience leading-e...