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  • From Guthrie Cardiovascular Center

    What is a cardiac catheterization, or angiogram?

    This test is usually performed in patients with chest pain, shortness of breath, positive stress test, or people with suspected heart valve abnormalities. The procedure involves placement of a catheter in the groin and injection of contrast dye into the coronary arteries and heart itself. The physician can visualize blockages in the arteries or abnormalities of the heart muscle or valves on specialized X-ray equipment. The procedure usually takes around 15-30 minutes.

  • From Guthrie Specialty Eye Care

    What are the symptoms of cataracts?

    The following are the most common symptoms of cataracts. However, each individual may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:

      cloudy or blurry vision
      lights appear too bright and/or present a glare or a surrounding halo
      poor night vision
      multiple vision
      colors seem faded
      increased nearsightedness - increasing the need to change eyeglass prescriptions
      distortion of vision in either eye

  • From Lourdes Regional Cancer Center

    What is Breast Ultrasound?

    Ultrasound is a noninvasive test that uses sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the breast. Breast ultrasound is used as a supplemental tool in detecting and diagnosing fluid-filled versus solid abnormalities in the breast.

  • From Broome Obstetrics & Gynecology, P.C.

    Do you offer midwifery care for your obstetrical patients?

    Yes, Broome OB/GYN has had nurse midwives as part of our practice for more than 20 years. Our Certified Nurse Midwives have a masters degree in nurse midwifery and are nationally certified and licensed through New York State. They have full admitting privileges at both Lourdes and Wilson Hospitals. Midwives are trained to provide both obstretrical and gynecological care throughout a woman's life. Midwives strive to develp individualized care and value the woman as a partner in her health care. For more information on midwives go to www.midwife.org, the official website for the American College of Nurse Midwives.

  • From Lourdes Regional Cancer Center

    What is a screening mammogram?

    A screening mammogram is a low dose x-ray of the breast. A mammogram consists of two images of each breast. The images are used to detect changes in the breasts of women who have no signs or symptoms suspicious for breast cancer. An annual screening mammogram is recommended for all women over the age of 40.