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Skin Care

Whether your child has a mysterious rash or is battling eczema, it’s helpful to have a pediatric dermatologist as part of your medical team because they are uniquely trained to diagnose and treat children’s skin. “Childhood is full of ongoing physical and emotional changes, and a child’s skin changes a lot over the years,” said […]

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Why I Give: Alex Bean 

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We caught up with Alex Bean, a local business leader and Community Campaign Volunteer, to talk about why serving WakeMed matters to him.   Within a few years of moving to Raleigh, Alex Bean had learned about WakeMed and its work […]

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First in North Carolina – WakeMed Heart & Vascular Physicians Perform Innovative Shockwave Therapy Treatment for Complex Coronary Artery Disease

Minimally-invasive IntraVascular Lithotripsy Procedure Breaks Up Calcium in Blocked Arteries for Stent Placement in High-Risk Patients   For high-risk patients with complex coronary artery disease, treatment options are often limited. That’s because undergoing surgery for many patients with a variety of health complications simply isn’t an option – the risk of complications is just too […]

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Emerging Hybrid PET/CT Scanning Targets Cancer

Cancer. It’s a diagnosis that sends shockwaves of fear. Long treatment protocols are coupled with harsh side effects and punctuated by possible terminal prognosis. Undoubtedly, cancer is one disease that, when caught early enough, can save a patient from grueling treatment regimens and even a death sentence. Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography (PET/CT) A critical weapon […]

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