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Stroke Smart––Denton Regional Hospital

Our brains need a constant supply of blood. Blood vessels known as arteries carry the oxygen and nutrients that are vital for functioning to the brain. Strokes occur when one of these arteries is either blocked or ruptures and an area of the brain is deprived of blood flow. When blood flow is disrupted, brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die. […]

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton’s Heart & Vascular Services –– Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton’s Heart & Vascular Services

Courtesy Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, Denton County LIVING WELL Magazine

When Knowledge Is Your Best Defense

When an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) ruptures, the complications can be dangerous. Learn how to protect yourself from this silent yet often fatal condition. […]

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Recovery at Carrus

Recovery at Carrus
Courtesy Carrus Specialty Hospital, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

After back surgery, Cal Baker hoped to go directly home from the hospital. But recovery required medical intervention and consistent therapies to help him regain strength and mobility. So Cal chose Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital, a facility he had previously simply seen from the road and thought it looked like a nice place. […]

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Ron's Carrus Story – Chapter Two

Ron’s Carrus Story
Chapter Two
Courtesy Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
When Ron Vardeman was moved from Carrus Specialty Hospital to the other side of the facility where Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital services are provided, he was enthusiastic. He knew he had achieved significant goals and was ready to meet the next challenges. […]

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Ron's Carrus Story – Carrus Specialty Hospital

Ron’s Carrus Story
Chapter One
Courtesy Carrus Specialty Hospital, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
For Ron Vardeman, a popular Sherman realtor, critical illnesses happened to other people. And then, he was hospitalized. He is grateful that he stabilized sufficiently to be moved to an extraordinary specialty hospital for further treatment. His physician chose Carrus Specialty Hospital, which also includes Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital. […]

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The Benefits of Robotic Gynecological Surgery

Robotic Gynecological Surgery
By Antonio Asis, MD, FACOG, Denton LIVING WELL Magazine

The advanced technology of robotic surgery has resulted in vast improvements in gynecological procedures to treat uterine fibroids, endometriosis and other gynecologic conditions that can cause painful, heavy menstrual flow and infertility. This minimally invasive surgery offers many benefits. […]

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Therapy professionals and their roles

Therapy Professionals and Their Roles
Courtesy Twin Creeks Hospital
The leadership of Twin Creeks Hospital understands the importance of providing quality rehabilitative care to their patients. Leslie Finta, physical therapist and director of therapy, strives to staff Twin Creeks Hospital with highly qualified therapists. […]